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Manufacturing & QA Engineer - Lewisville, TX

Req ID:  38727
Remote Position:  No
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Optics Group
Division:  VSP Labs Overhead

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 minimal direction, plan, organize and prioritize the maintenance and upkeep of assigned equipment and processes within the lab network and contract lab network. Implementation of shared services and databases related to all assigned equipment and processes. Testing and introduction of new technology and processes for the lab network and contract lab network. Train and evaluate staff to achieve and maintain performance and quality standards.  Supports, recommends and assists in cost reduction projects involving production machinery, production processes and maintenance.

Essential Functions

Standardize assigned equipment set-up, processes and consumables throughout the network


Create and maintain standard machine set-ups and database for specified area, within the network


Assist in and manage development and set-up of new processes and products in the network labs


Negotiate with equipment and service vendors on specifications, pricing and agreements


Manage vendor repair and maintenance services for equipment throughout the lab network


Coordinate and manage vendors and network labs on installation of new equipment


Establish and Implement standards with contract labs to enable quality control of VSP proprietary products


Train and mentor the activities of team members to assure compliance to procedures, and achievement of performance and quality standards; provide prompt and objective coaching and counseling


Develop and implement cost effective preventative maintenance programs that reduce down time to acceptable levels


Train personnel on site on machinery and equipment operation and upkeep


Coordinate across the lab network to facilitate special requests and facility equipment issues

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills and abilities:


Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial / Mechanical Engineering


Five years of experience of all operations in one of the following areas: Coating, Finishing, Surfacing or Maintenance


Demonstrated problem-solving skills


Demonstrated experience leading and training employees in the use of technical equipment


Demonstrated experience with computerized machine control equipment


Excellent verbal and written communication skills to develop and communicate procedures and plans to staff, management and vendors


Excellent attention to detail


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


Ability to lift up to 40 pounds


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


Regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties

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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Industrial, Ophthalmic, Coating, Database, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Technology

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