Senior Optical Glazing Technician - Birmingham, West Midlands

Optical Glazing TechnicianBirmingham, West Midlands Reference: ZOP2721
  • 2 Days On, 2 Days Off
  • 12 Hour Shifts
  • 8am to 8pm
  • Up to £24,000 Plus Bonus
  • Very well respected company
  • Progression and development

Optical Lab Technician jobs and Glazing Technician vacancies in Birmingham.  Zest Optical are recruiting a full time Senior Glazing Technician for an independent ophthalmic lab based in Birmingham.

An experienced Optical Senior Glazing Technician is required to join a leading optical lens manufacturer based in Birmingham.  The lab currently supplies a full glazing service to independent Opticians across the UK, and you will be responsible for preparing customer prescriptions to the highest standards possible.

The Role

  • 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 expected standard
  • Final verification of complete spectacles to ISO standards
  • To ensure work is prioritised appropriately in date order, to meet customer expectations.
  • To ensue 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.


  • Previous glazing experience is essential
  • Understanding of lenses and the overall production process
  • Rimless and supra knowledge
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Understanding and supporting the needs of the team in terms of objectives and goals
  • Good literacy and numeracy
  • Able to commit to the working shift pattern

Salary and Additional Information

  • Up to £24,000 basic salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension
  • Private Medical cover
  • Travel card or free parking
  • Working 36 hours,  12-hour rota, working 2 days on and 2 days off across Monday to Saturday) 8am to 8pm.

To apply for this role please your details across to Rebecca Wood on or call 0114 238 1726 for more information

Contact: Rebecca Wood
Telephone: 0114 238 1726