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Optical Technician L3 - Folsom, CA

Date:  Sep 28, 2021
Req ID:  46498
Remote Position:  No
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Optics Group
Division:  VSPOne Sacramento

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

May perform a variety of tasks related to production control, order processing, material selection, surfacing, coating, finishing and shipping.  

Essential Functions

May perform the following duties depending on the assigned function: 

•    Find Rx trays in the lab, send supplies to doctors, distribute prescription trays to the appropriate locations, perform routine prescription filing, print computer lists to aid in various functions, cancel prescriptions in computer records, call doctor offices regarding prescriptions with missing information, expedite Rx trays through the lab, research old prescriptions, make changes on prescriptions
•    Process new prescription paperwork, trace all styles of frames excluding rimless (requiring lenses be drilled) frames, modify electronic orders
•    Replace broken or defective materials, order non-stock lenses and frames, communicate with doctors regarding problems, changes, or choices for subcontract and completes Rxs, pull lenses from stock, prepare unused lenses for return, maintain Altair and frame-to-come inventory, operate the Daifuku storage and retrieval machine
•    Perform all of the duties within L2 surfacing.  Other duties include: operate all equipment associated with the manufacturing of cut to polish and digitally processed lenses, perform diagnostics on all machinery, ensure machinery performance  using manufacturer's calibration guidelines, change tools and make minor adjustments  where applicable, perform blocking functions, rework imperfect lenses
•    Order apply UV cured spin coatings
•    Tint solid lenses, manually block lenses, attend to A & R alarms, shepherd robotic equipment, operate the Focovision pass/fail, sort and shepherd the MEI line
•    Clean and inspect prescriptions for cosmetic flaws, invoice prescriptions, sort, and package prescriptions, process all courier shipments, contact vendors for shipment updates


Perform other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Experience in a production/manufacturing/assembly environment

Experience in a lens room environment

Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Ability to meet department standards for productivity and quality

Ability to read and write at a level necessary to accomplish the above tasks

Good manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination

Ability to perform physical activities requiring bending, kneeling and pulling/pushing

Ability to recognize and distinguish colors

Ability to understand and follow procedures

Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Ability to walk or stand up to 100% of the time

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is well lighted and ventilated.  Individuals are typically required to stand for long periods of time.  Noise and dust from power-grinding machinery and other equipment is to be expected.  Individuals may wear safety attire such as goggles and gloves and may work physically close to others, such as when sharing work areas. There are no major hazards.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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