U.S. Vision is the seventh largest retail optical chain in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of optical stores in host retailers in terms of store count and the first in terms of the number of brands. We are located in 47 states and across Canada. We operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratory in Glendora, NJ.
US Vision is seeking Seasonal Production Associates for the Summer to assist us during our peak season.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Optical Industry and see how eyeglasses are made!
Hours 6:30am-3pm or 4:30pm-12:30am
As a finishing associate, you serve a critical role in the manufacturing lab to ensure the timely, accurate and efficient filling of orders from retail. This role works in the production line, repetitively performing the following: grabbing a tray, lifting it down from a stack (typically ten high), twisting to reach the tray and items, removing a lens from the tray, aligning the lens under a camera that displays the lens and attaching a finishing plastic “block” to lens. Replace lens in tray and stack tray on top of pile (usually 10 trays high). This process is repeated until entire stack of lenses have been reviewed. Place stack of trays near Edgers for processing. You then return with a new stack to process all over again.
Must be comfortable working around machines and in a production environment. This position requires ability to inspect lenses for scratches and other imperfections. Ability to perform repetitive movements of the arms and shoulders, sitting for extended periods of time up to 8 hours per day, move freely within department, bend, twist, reach, squat, and regularly lift/carry up to 15 pounds. Regular exposure to dust and lab noise is present. Twisting of neck and face to stack trays. Lifting a stack of ten trays while walking to and from work station (a few feet away). Using computer monitor to work on lens. Protective ear buds are provided. Employees are required to wear work smock and protective eyewear at all times. You must be able to perform repetitive tasks with or without reasonable accommodation.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Work Place.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position’s scope and function in the company.
US Vision is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and an inclusive, accessible workplace. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. US Vision is a drug-free work place. We participate in the E-Verify program.