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Glasses Technician

Location:Salt Lake City, UT
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Distribution Center
Description:Company Summary:
1-800 CONTACTS is the largest ($600 million-plus) direct-Marketer of replacement contact lenses in the United States. Through its toll-free telephone number, 1 800 CONTACTS, and through its multiple Internet addresses—which include 1800contacts.com, contacts.com and contactlenses.com, the Company offers essentially all of the soft and hard contact lenses produced by major contact lens manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, CIBA Vision, Bausch & Lomb, Ocular Sciences and Cooper Vision. The Company stocks the largest inventory of contact lenses in the world (20 million) from which it can ship approximately 95% of its orders within one business day of receipt.

LOCATION:
Distribution Center - 1130 South 3800 West, Salt Lake City

Shift Requirements:
There are two available shifts:
• Monday - Friday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
• Both positions require the ability to work a rotating Saturday shift of 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
• Both positions require training Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the first 8 weeks of employment.
Duties:• Set up machines to polish, bevel, edge, and grind lenses, flats, blanks, and other precision optical elements.
• Position and adjust cutting tools to specified curvature, dimensions, and depth of cut.
• Inspect lens blanks in order to detect flaws, verify smoothness of surface, and ensure thickness of coating on lenses.
• Shape lenses appropriately so that they can be inserted into frames.
• Inspect, weigh, and measure mounted or un-mounted lenses after completion in order to verify alignment and conformance to specifications, using precision instruments.
• Remove lenses from molds, and separate lenses in containers for further processing or storage.
• Accurately trace frames to calculate measurements for lenses cutting using Tracing Machine.
• Mount, secure, and align finished lenses in frames or optical assemblies including drill mount assembly with precision hand tools and equipment.
• Inspect “finished” lenses with Lensometer to confirm patient’s prescription
• Clean finished lenses and eyeglasses, using cloths and solvents
• Ensure the accurate and timely assembly of finished components through 4-Point Quality Check process.
• Inspect finished lenses for anomalies, scratches, or other imperfections
• Support the members of the assembly department in a team-based environment
• Proper documentation of processes, standardized assembly instructions and logs for each job and daily tracking
• Maintain clean room standards and sterility
Qualifications:• Experience measuring lenses with a Lensometer is preferred
• Experience with lens stock is ideal
• Must have good written and verbal communication skills
• Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to focus on repetitive tasks for an extended amount of time
• Must have the ability to take direction
• Must have intermediate computer and technical skills
• Must have great customer service skills
• Must have basic math skills
• Must have the ability to work with small instruments and supplies for long periods of time (such as small screws, screwdrivers, pliers, and other tools)
Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time


Benefits available:
• Qualify for Medical and Dental the 1st of the month following 30 days of service.
• Free yearly eye exam for employee & immediate family.
• 401K with company match.
• Holiday and Paid Time off pay.
• Huge discounts on contact lenses and glasses for friends and family.
• Free access to fitness center & certified trainers.
• Access to company restaurant with highly discounted meals.
• Company paid Life, AD&D.
• Supplemental Life available.
• Long Term Disability.
• Free 24 hour Nurse Line.
• Extensive Wellness program.
• Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day.
• Free breakfast, fruit and bread all day every day.

Apply online at: www.contacts.com/jobs and indicate how you learned of the opportunity. Please include a resume when applying.


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