Production Associate - Frames, 2nd Shift
MD - Baltimore


Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Chesapeake Optical
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We'll set you up for success with excellent training; earn great pay & benefits in an upbeat culture

Technical aptitude, attention to detail and the motivation to learn and grow professionally. If this describes you, consider aligning your career with Essilor. You will:
  • Enjoy strong training -- including cross-training -- to help you build a successful career home.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance -- success as a Production Associate can set you up to pursue multiple career paths in the organization.
  • Earn a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits in an upbeat, collaborative culture.
  • Come on board at an exciting and dynamic time. Our 2018 merger with Luxottica has given us an unmatched global footprint in the eyewear industry and is driving positive change.
  • Join an organization driven by a threefold mission: Improving lives by improving sight, Innovating for better vision, and Reaching the 2.7 billion underserved.
Chesapeake Optical Lab is one of the newest additions to the family of Essilor Industrial Hub labs. It currently produces 3,000 orders a day, supplying labs across the country. The facility has recently been approved for multiple future expansions that will bring growth across all departments and expand the daily processing capabilities to 6,000 orders a day.

Improving Lives By Improving Sight. Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 10,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily.
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Take Your Career To The Next Level At A Growing Global Industry Leader Driven By Strong Values

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Production Associate - Frames opportunity, you will have:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • High mechanical/technical aptitude.
  • 1+ years of related work experience, such as in manufacturing/data entry/order entry; experience in lab settings is preferred but not required.
  • The ability to:
    • Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Read and write English well.
    • Work in a role with measurable standards within a dynamic production environment.
    • Work as a team player and/or independently without supervision. Work overtime and Saturdays when necessary.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Depth perception and manual dexterity.
  • Pride in your work and a commitment to striving for accuracy.
  • A sense of urgency.
  • Adequate computer skills and become proficient with the company’s computer programs and OPC scanner.
  • Experience in an optical lab production environment is a plus but not required.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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As a Production Associate in Frame Management, you will:
  • Put frames away in a bin/sorting system.
  • Pair lenses and frames together, ensure the order matches the product and send along the process line.
  • Cross-train and help in other areas of the department/facility if applicable and as directed by Supervisor or GM.
  • Abide by Lean manufacturing standards.
  • Meet expected quotas in a fast-paced environment.
In this role you will:
  • Regularly stand/walk for the duration of shift.
  • Work in an environment where the noise level is usually moderate.
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Why Join Us
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Professional development
Our in-house training program will acquaint you with our culture and business, as well as your role. You'll spend time in classroom sessions and also shadow a coach. We're committed to ensuring you thrive at Essilor.

Great environment
You will join a team that includes dedicated, sharp and mutually supportive professionals. Our culture is entrepreneurial and fluid, so success will depend on your ability to build relationships, but you'll find people open and willing to help. In addition, we are proactive about promoting unity and teamwork, and about recognizing and celebrating successes.

Truly living our values
At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible. That's why, in addition to designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide, we invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives. We also are committed to robust standards for environmental sustainability. These are just a couple of reasons we were one of the 52 companies named to Fortune magazine's 2019 Change the World list.

Excellent compensation
In addition to competitive compensation, we offer an exceptional mix of first-rate benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans; a 401(k) plan with company match; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive training through Essilor University; lens and frame benefits for you and your family; an employee stock purchase plan with company match; and more.
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Road to Success
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We'll provide training, but change will be ongoing, and your own role may evolve. We're looking for adaptable and flexible people who can excel in a fast-paced production environment. In addition, in order to be an outstanding Lab Technician, you will:
  • Bring a proactive approach to learning and getting up to speed quickly.
  • Support our commitment to getting Quality Right the First Time.
  • Achieve goals independently and also contribute as a team player.
  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workspace.
  • Bring a commitment to our mission and goals.
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Essilor of America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at rachael.powell@essilorusa.com.