Manufacturing Operations

Optical Glazing

Not Specified

Acorn Recruitment is seeking a skilled and experienced Optical Glazer for their optical lens manufacturer client based in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire.

This is a Monday to Friday position 8 am to 4 pm with a salary of £22,000 per annum to £24,000 per annum based on experience.

Job Role:

The Optical Glazing Technician will manually edge lenses using the technology available, into customers spectacles.


* To produce finished spectacles orders from start to completion, undertaking all or some of the tasks involved in the process, according to your role and skill set.
* Work to the required cell, department and company productivity and quality targets at all times.
* Comply with all standard operating procedures (SOPS), work instructions or procedures applicable to your role, and highlight to your line manager any areas for review.
* Proactively communicate in an open and constructive manner with colleagues regarding issues impacting your potential to reach the required performance levels.
* To highlight to your line manager any areas of concern including quality issues with the products, issues with machines, and any other aspects that are restricting your normal work activities.
* To actively participate in department lead improvement projects and communications.
* To receive training as required and be willing to undertake on the job monitoring and consultation.
* To provide “buddy” support and training to your fellow colleagues when required.


* Previous experience working within an optical glazing laboratory environment.
* Ability to work as part of a team in a proactive and supportive manner.
* Excellent understanding of Manual edging principles.
* Be customer focused.
* Extensive knowledge of bespoke and delicate frame types.
* Ability to use manual focimeter to include marking up of lenses.
* Extensive optical lens knowledge.
* Excellent organisational skills.
* Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines and targets.
* Attention to detail.
* Ability to read and interpret alpha/numerical writing to an exceptional level of accuracy.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.