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Production Associate - You will be part of the team creating lenses according to doctors specifications.

Essilor of America, Inc.

Essilor of America, Inc. | Build a Progressive Career Home with a Growing Global Industry Leader


Excellent training · advancement opportunities · great culture · competitive pay · great benefits

If you combine technical aptitude with attention to detail and the motivation to learn and grow professionally, this position offers you several compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Enjoy strong training to operate advanced optical equipment optical experience is preferred, but whether you have it or not, we'll set you up for success.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance we are committed to hiring from within whenever possible.
  • Join a collaborative, upbeat team in one of the largest optical processing facilities in the nation.
  • Enjoy the stability and resources of a growing global organization -- our recent merger with Luxottica has made us the world's largest player in the eyewear industry.
  • Earn a competitive wage and first rate benefits that include all you would expect as well as some pleasant surprises, such as lots of opportunity for overtime with extra pay.

Improving Lives By Improving Sight. Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 7,000 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. Essilor has been on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies every year since 2010.

To be a good fit for the Production Associate opportunity, you will have:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent. Quick question for you - click her
  • 1+ years of related work experience, such as in manufacturing experience in lab settings is preferred, and optical experience would be ideal.
  • High mechanical aptitude.
  • The ability to:
    • Meet measurable standards in a dynamic production environment.
    • Add, subtract and understand decimal sequencing.
    • Follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Depth perception and manual dexterity.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to troubleshoot machinery as needed.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills.
You need to know:
  • This position requires that you stand and walk for the duration of any shift.
  • You'll work with and around chemicals.
  • Your work area may be wet and/or dirty.
  • You'll need to be able to lift and move up to 20 lbs. to waist height on a regular basis.
  • We have multiple shifts &mdash including 1st (7 am - 3 pm), 2nd (3 pm - 11 pm) and 3rd shift (11 pm - 7 am). We are customer-driven so we'll expect you to be flexible about working overtime and occasional weekends as needed.

THE ROLE: You will focus on one of the following areas, and we plan to cross-train in the future so that you may work in any area.

In the coating area, you may work as:

  • A Clipper, clipping and securing lenses into baskets to begin the coating process.
  • A Machine Operator, preparing and operating the coating machine to coat the lenses properly. This will include:
    • Loading machine chemicals.
    • Loading and unloading sectors with lenses.
  • An Inspector, inspecting lenses to ensure that they are optically and cosmetically accurate.

In finishing, you may work as:

  • A Beveler, utilizing the bevel wheel to remove the sharp edges of the lens.
  • A Mounter, inserting edged lenses to ensure proper fit and alignment, and inserting lenses into the frame while ensuring proper fit.
  • An Edger Operator, using variety of edging machines to cut lenses down to proper size and shape to fit the appropriate frame.
  • A Finish Layout preparer, readying uncut lenses for the edging process by outlining the center/alignment markings and affixing the chuck/block.
  • A Tinter, accurately tinting all lenses.
  • An inspector, checking lenses and frames to ensure quality standards are met.

In surfacing, you may work as:

  • A Surfacing Blocker, utilizing the blocking machine to accurately secure a block to all lenses going through the surfacing department. You'll operate taping equipment to apply protective tape to the front of the lenses.
  • A Surface Finer/Polisher, operating the equipment used to fine and polish all lenses going through the surfacing depart.
  • A Lens Washer, hand washing and drying lenses followed by a brief cosmetic inspection of the lenses. You'll grasp lenses with a de-blocking cup and strike it against the table to remove block from lenses, and also remove tape from lenses.

  • Account EMail:
  • Open: Thu, Feb 11th 2021
  • Close: Sun, Feb 6th 2022
  • Location: St. Cloud, MN. 56303
  • Job ID: 2664
  • Eduction: High School
  • Work Status: 6650 Saukview Dr.

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