Optical Glazing Technician - Gloucestershire

Optical Glazing TechnicianThornbury (Gloucestershire)Reference: ZOP2753
  • Monday to Friday with thr Odd Sat
  • Up to £24,000 Plus Shift Allowance and Bonus
  • Bi Weekly shift pattern
  • Progression
  • Lens manufacturer

Optometry Glazing Vacancies and Optical Lab technician jobs based in South Gloucestershire. A leading glazing lab based in South Gloucestershire are looking for a full time Optical Glazing Technician.

A leading lens manufacturer based in South Gloucestershire are looking to recruit a full time Optical Glazing Technician. The company has an excellent reputation for supplying high quality lenses into Opticians all across the UK.

The Role

  • Tracing frames, transferring shapes and  Blocking lenses to customer requirement
  • Edging on Manual edgers and assembly of Metal, Plastic, Supra and Rimless frames
  • Edging and assembly of bespoke frames
  • Verifying out completed orders to ISO standard and Customer requirement
  • Achieving Department KPI’s(glazing yield, Return Yield, Frame Breakage)
  • Priortising orders by delivery date
  • Supporting colleague and team (In particular the Assembly Glazing team)
  • Verifying in lenses to optical ISO  standard and customer requirement


  • Previous experience working within an optical glazing laboratory environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a proactive and supporting manner
  • Ability to use manual focimeter to include marking up of lenses
  • Extensive optical lens knowledge
  • Excellent practical knowledge of tracing
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines and targets
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to read and interpret alpha/numerical writing to an exceptional level of accuracy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This is a full time role mainly working Monday to Friday with a bi-weekly shift pattern.

The odd Sat will be required which will be paid as overtime.

Week 1 – 6am to 2pm

Week 2 – 2pm to 10pm  

The salary on offer is up to £24,000 plus shift allowance bonus and benefits

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to rebecca.wood@zestoptical.com or call 0114 238 1726 for more information.

Contact: Rebecca Wood
Email: rebecca.wood@zestoptical.com
Telephone: 0114 238 1726