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Senior Glazing Technician Jobs in Birmingham

(Job Ref: WR/JOBS/46354- 32736 )

Discipline: Optical Laboratory Manager

Contract: Permanent


Vacancy Location: West Midlands

Job Description

Flame Health Associates are seeking a Senior Optical Glazing Technician in the Birmingham area, for our client who is one of the leading providers of Ophthalmic Lens technology.

Purpose of the Job

· To produce high quality glazed spectacles, to meet customer expectations, with minimum rejections.

· To take extra responsibilities, offer support or cover during exceptional circumstances

· Ability to offer good accurate training to maintain a strong Technical Team


To work mainly within the glazing area of operations carrying out all listed tasks in accordance to SOP:

· Frame tracing
· Manual & automated blocking
· Lens edging (manual & automated)
· Rimless drilling & milling

Hand finishing and fitting of:

· Full rim metal/plastic frames
· Supra/nylon frames
· Rimless frames
· Specialist frames such as Horn, Gold, Wooden, Lindberg etc.
· Ability to rectify orders that may fall below the company’s expected standard

Final verification of complete spectacles to ISO standards

· To ensure work is prioritised appropriately in date order, to meet customer expectations.

· To ensure that requirements for consumable replenishments are reported to a member of the leadership group when necessary.

· Too pro-actively deal with process issues and report to line management when necessary.

· Promote regular, positive communication to the team and other members of the leadership group, encouraging operational morale.

· Ensure that equipment is cleaned, maintained and in good working order for production.

· To ensure the working environment is clean and tidy, to reduce contamination and meet Health & Safety objectives, influencing everyone within the workplace.



To be able to use knowledge and experience to tackle problems that may occur.
Offer assistance to team members and departments when work is lax.
To be able to work with minimal supervision.


Actively promoting good communication between team members and leaders, positively influencing team morale.


To process orders in respect to priority.
To identify and report issues relating to consumable replenishment or supply of orders.


To have the capacity to cope with change and challenges
Ability to handle stressful situations


Understanding & supporting the needs of the team in terms of objectives and goals.
Positively influencing


Recognises and understands the team’s objectives
Ability to work alongside the team - leading by example
To identify issues, errors and report in good time to avoid major issues

Specific Knowledge

Glazing experience and understanding of optical manufacturing processes

Understanding company products and descriptions

Literacy and numeracy

Physical Demands

Ability to communicate orally at all levels including management and other co- workers. The job performed indoors within the Glazing Technical Centre. Where applicable, protective safety equipment may be required. Extended periods of standing is required. Lifting and transportation of goods will be required, no heavy lifting is expected.

A competitive salary and associated benefits are on offer for the right person.

To apply for this Senior Glazing Technician job or enquire about additional Optical Glazing job opportunities in the UK - contact Flame Health Freephone on 0800 085 0858 or if calling from a mobile on 01158 114488 alternatively email careers@flamehealth.com

Flame Health Associates LLP operates as an Employment Agency & Employment Business

KEYWORDS:Senior-glazing-technician glazing tech optical

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