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Optical Lab Manufacturing Supervisor

Company: Pech Optical Corp.
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Join a Global Industry Leader and Make an Impact Leading the 3rd Shift at a Growing Optical LabIf you combine strong leadership skills and success supervising a team in a fast-paced production environment, ideally within optical or a similar industry, with a knack for engaging with team members and effectively driving productivity, the role of Optical Lab Manufacturing Supervisor offers you some great opportunities. You will:

  • Enjoy strong onsite training from an outstanding resource -- a seasoned lab supervisor who recently decided to move into a training role. In fact, this position is open due to that change.
  • Expand your skills and experience. In addition to learning optical lab operations and equipment, if you're new to the industry, you may expand your Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement knowledge and skills.
  • Work with an outstanding team and seasoned peers, including managers who have been here 20 years or more. When people join us, they tend to stay.
  • Enjoy the best of both worlds: the tight-knit team, culture and smaller environment at Pech Optical and the 170 employees who contribute to lab operations, along with the resources and global reach of EssilorLuxottica. Our recent merger with Luxottica has given us an unmatched global footprint in the eyewear industry, and that creates opportunities around the world for strong performers.
  • Become part of an organization driven by a threefold mission: Improving lives by improving sight, Innovating for better vision, and Reaching the 2.7 billion underserved. Reporting to the General Manager, as Optical Lab Manufacturing Supervisor, you will oversee production operations including surfacing and finishing. You will ensure efficient production by monitoring employees and organizing workflows including, but not limited to, communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring and appraising job results, as well as coaching, counseling and disciplining employees, and initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures. You will supervise more than 30 employees, including 1-2 Group Leads.To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Lab Supervisor opportunity, you will have:
    • 3-5 years of direct supervisory / management experience in a fast-paced production environment with a proven track record of success.
    • 3+ years of optical lab experience is preferred, especially experience with digital surfacing technology.
    • Demonstrated competence in supervising others, including motivating employees to meet performance goals, strong communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to coach and train individuals and teams.
    • A process improvement mindset and the ability to adjust employees' tasks to balance workflow.
    • Computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite applications and/or Google Suite; experience with Lab Management System software is a plus.
    • Willingness and ability to engage with the workforce and create a positive environment and culture.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to identify and address trends. Improving Lives By Improving Sight. Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 7,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux, Crizal, Transitions, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor has been on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies every year since 2010. Pech Optical, a division of Essilor of America, Inc., is a full-service, wholesale laboratory that specializes in the production of uncut and cut & edged Rx and Plano lenses for frames and quality sunwear lines.EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Pech Optical Corp., Sioux City , Optical Lab Manufacturing Supervisor, Healthcare , Sioux City, Iowa

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