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Optical Technician L4 - Folsom, CA

Date:  Sep 24, 2021
Req ID:  46446
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, shipping, and facilities/maintenance. 

Essential Functions

May perform the following duties depending on the assigned function:


  • Create reports within the LMS (lab management system), perform production flow analysis, research root causes of production flows needing improvement, recommend Rx and process flow changes
  • Handle  prescription  order  questions,  maintain  frame  file, perform trace data search and replacement, trace rimless frames, process rework/redo paperwork,  contact the doctor's  office for routine items such as missing information and suggestions for substitutions
  • Order both stock and non­stock  lenses,  review  Rxs  for  possible  substitution  and  recommends  alternatives  to  doctors, ensure  information  regarding  lens delays is communicated  to doctor’s  offices, stay  informed  of  lens  availability  and  communicate   to  lab  personnel  and  doctors,  assist  in  the maintenance  of  lens  inventory  levels  and  bar-coding  records,  receive  lens materials  and  process  the  paperwork  for  the  received  materials,  perform  and  monitor  inventory control, key lens information into the LMS
  • Responsible for line performance and results, update hourly counts and control charts posted on the machines, submit and track work orders
  • Operate the hard coaters, assist with the coating operation, maintain equipment
  • Perform gradient tinting and sample matching
  • Perform all duties within Level 3 shipping, research and analyze process improvements, manage individual account shipping activity independently handling telephone communications with customers regarding shipping and courier options, perform other clerical duties as needed
  • Place and distribute supply requests, perform weekly and monthly inventory, record inventory into Excel spreadsheets, empty paper recycling bins, manage and maintain hazardous waste, maintain the physical appearance of the warehouse, both inside and outside


Perform other duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Experience in a production/manufacturing/optical laboratory-related environment

Experience in factory equipment maintenance

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

Job Segment: Technician, Ophthalmic, Maintenance, Warehouse, Coating, Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing

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