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Optical Technician - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Date:  Oct 1, 2021
Req ID:  46515
Remote Position:  No
Line of Business:  VSP Optics Group
Division:  VSPOne Fort Lauderdale

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

Under direct supervision, perform a variety of tasks related to daily lab operations and production.

Essential Functions

Perform department tasks including one or more of the following:


Perform most functions of an Optical Technician (Level 1).


Inventory control functions including assist with stocking lens shelves, sort and distribute trays, pull semi-finished or finished lenses, and perform cosmetic inspection and restock.


Lens stocking including print and tray up jobs off the combob, pull lenses and transcribe digital jobs through the lab management system, stage work in designated areas, and assist with lens stocking and inventory.


Operates the automatic taper.


Tints edged and uncut lenses.


Expeditor functions including flagging work to move.


Pre-shipping wash-up functions including providing needed masks/cloths as needed.


Assist in efficiently moving work through the department.


Maintain company safety standards.


Maintain a clean workstation.


Assist and cooperate with other departments.


Ensure understanding and adherence to VSPOne quality management and safety requirements, systems, and procedures.


Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Experience working in a fast-paced environment


One to two years of manufacturing, production, or optical tech experience 


Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the functions of an Optical Technician (Level 1)


Must be able to work any shift, time, and day


Ability to meet department standards for productivity and quality


Ability to communicate 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 generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

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.

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