• Expeditor

    Job Locations US-NJ-Blackwood
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    USV Lab M Building
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Monday through Friday 10:00am - 6:30pm
  • Overview

    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.

    We offer competitive pay and unique benefits including:

    • On-site subsidized daycare
    • Anniversary and Birthday off with pay
    • Free pair of eyeglasses annually
    • Discounted eye exams and much more!


    The Expeditor’s role is to ensure that jobs are shipped from the lab in a timely fashion.  This position uses reporting to identify trays to expedite and computer scans to locate the trays in the lab. The Expeditor then walks the jobs through the lab from station to station to ensure that they are processed quickly and correctly. 


    Essential Functions/Responsibilities

    • Use the computer to locate jobs and “expedite” the order through the lab
    • Maintain cleanliness and safety standards in the Lab Support area
    • Maintain cleanliness and safety standards on the lab floor
    • Work to reduce the number of jobs with multiple breakages
    • Work to reduce old work in the lab
    • Maintain a high professional standard and a team atmosphere
    • Maintain job standard numbers in processing orders through the lab
    • Communicate daily to supervisors with current status of selected jobs, issues and concerns that will prevent jobs from shipping.
    • Other duties as assigned



    • 1 year experience working in a stock or inventory role is preferred but not required for the position. Prior knowledge of the lab preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and contribute to the smooth operation of all departments
    • Ability to work in date order
    • Computer skills required to print customer orders and reports
    • Ability to have breakage posted and pick inventory as needed
    • Familiarity with a POS system desired
    • Must be willing to work within established company guidelines
    • Demonstrated multi-tasking skills are essential for this position
    • Ability to work independently essential for this position


    Physical Requirements

    Must have a strong comfort level with machines. This position requires employees to view and locate trays with selected invoice numbers and move the jobs through the lab. Ability to perform repetitive movements of the arms and shoulders, walking and standing for extended periods of time up to 8 hours  per day, move freely within department, bend, twist, reach, squat. This position requires employee to carry stacks of trays up to 10 pounds. Exposure to dust and lab noise will be present. Employees are required to wear work smock and protective eyewear at all times. Employee 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.


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