Lab Technician

Wyoming, MI 49548
Full-time


Join the largest and fastest- growing Eye Care Group in Michigan!

Blue Sky Vision is looking for a Lab Technician to rotate into all areas of the optical lab, creating power of lenses according to the Doctor’s specification. The ideal candidate will have high attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and demonstrate good judgement.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Surfacing Blocker: Utilize the blocking machine to accurately secure a block to all lenses going through the surfacing department. Operate taping equipment to apply protective tape to the front of the lenses.
  • Generator Operator: Operate the generator machine used to cut the lenses to the correct prescription.
  • Surface Polisher: Operate the equipment used to polish all lenses going through the surfacing department.
  • Laser Engraver: Operate the laser to place semi-visible markings on lenses.
  • Lens Washer: Hand wash and dry lenses followed by a brief cosmetic inspection of the lenses. Grasp lens with deblocking cup and strike against table to remove block from lenses. Remove tape from lenses.
  • Spin Coat Operator: Operate the coating machine to apply spin coat and perform a cosmetic inspection of the lenses.
  • Make adjustments to the lenses to correct issues such as sharp edges using a bevel wheel to remove the sharp edge.
  • Perform other duties within the surfacing department or other areas as assigned.
  • Inspect lenses to ensure proper prescription.
  • Edge lenses to patients frame and assembly of lenses to frame.
  • Assist in stockroom and customer service duties.

EDUCATION:

  • High School education or equivalent required.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 2-5 years previous related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Frequently lift and move up to 20 lbs to waist height unaccompanied. Occasionally lift and move up to 15 lb above shoulder height unaccompanied and 35 lbs to waist height unaccompanied.
  • Basic ability to add and subtract and understand decimal numerical sequencing.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, demonstrate good judgment and decision making skills.
  • General Computer Skills

WE OFFER:

  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, 401k, paid holidays, & vacation.
  • Career experiences that provide employees with opportunities for personal and professional growth in a rewarding work environment.
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others.

** We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer**

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