Optical Process Technician - Baltimore, MD
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Spectera Vision Laboratory is an optical manufacturing facility. We are a union organization and are hiring for our 2nd shift. We are looking for candidates who would like to learn a unique trade and possesses a great teamwork mentality.
The Optical Process Technician is responsible for all Optical Technicians I, II, and III roles, including tray up, blocking, deblocking, automation shepherding, wash up, hard coat, and hard lap machinery operations. This position works cooperatively with other technicians and departments to ensure compliance with all product, quality, and safety standards. The successful Surfacing Tech III will participate in the team environment to ensure adequate workflow throughout the internal customer supply chain, satisfying all productivity quotas. In this position, you will take care of the proper cleaning, calibration, and upkeep of the automated surfacing equipment. They will be responsible for the communication of problems to our maintenance department and production leads via face-to-face interaction and our internal tracking software.
Positions in this function support the vision operations (retail vision stores, production lab) of the business. Only employees who are represented by a Union should be in this function.
Assure proper cleaning, maintenance, calibration, and function of assigned equipment
Communicate machinery issues through face-to-face interaction and internal tracking software
Prepare lenses for the surface automation and blocking processes (tray up, also called debox)
Operate taping machinery, both manual and automated, to provide protection of lens surfaces (tray up, also called debox
Evaluation of proper materials for processing prior to acceptance into the Surface Department (tray up, also called debox)
Operation of deblocking equipment, both manual and automated, for removal of lens carriers (deblock)
Prepare lenses for cutting and polishing processes by affixing lens carrier (blocking)
Clean and inspect lenses for compliance to cosmetic quality standards (wash up)
Identify process defects and communicate findings with automation technicians and / or department leadership (wash up)
Apply polymer sealant (hard coat) to appropriate lens materials
Process orders throughout the hard lap process. Duties to include: generator operation, tool selection / replacement, and fining / polishing equipment operation
Perform basic cleaning of room surfaces, floor mopping, and equipment sanitization
Document work transactions and completed activities on approved forms
Participate in all Lean Manufacturing initiatives and daily routines
Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor
Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
You must be able to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with ISO, OSHA, and other Federal, State and Local Standards, including meeting qualitative and / or quantitative productivity standards
Maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with company standardsRequired Qualifications:
High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
Ability to navigate a PC environment and open applications
Working hours 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm Monday through Friday and overtime as needed
Technical School or Associate's Degree (or higher)
2+ years of Production experience
Experience utilizing Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
Experience working in a facility that follows the ISO 9001 Standards
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Must have 20 / 20 vision with or without corrective eye wear
Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand
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