Salary: $52,000 -$65,000
Actual compensation within the range will be based on experience

We also offer quarterly variable compensation package (bonus) + benefits

 

About Specsavers

Welcome to Specsavers – where we’re not just about eyewear and eyecare, we’re a purpose-driven organization committed to changing lives through better sight. As a certified Great Place to Work®, we take pride in our optometrist-owned and -led business model, providing quality eyecare and affordable eyewear to Canadians across the country.

 

Our journey began 40 years ago in the UK, with visionary optometrists Doug and Mary Perkins. Today, we support over 2,600 healthcare businesses spanning 11 countries in our network, passionately caring for more than 42 million patients and customers worldwide.

 

At Specsavers, we believe that access to quality eyecare should be a right, not a luxury. That’s why we go above and beyond to transform the eyecare experience in Canada. With our advanced clinical equipment and an extensive range of affordable and high-quality eyewear, we’re here to make a real difference in the lives of our customers.

 

But that’s not all – we’re also dedicated to fostering a positive, inclusive, and supportive work culture. We strive to create an environment where our partners thrive while benefiting from the collective support and resources of our dedicated teams.

 

If you’re passionate about making a difference, providing incredible care, and being part of a values and purpose-driven organization, join us on our journey to revolutionize the way Canadians experience eyecare. Together, we can change lives through better sight.

 

What You’ll Do

 

Purpose of the role

 

This role needs to hold complete accountability on day-to-day basis for edging, quality control and workflow planning for all frame to follow jobs, with high focus on quality standards and manufacturing lead-times.

Moreover, this position requires a high level of autonomy and independence. It emphasizes promptly addressing any quality or operational issues by reporting them to the Customer Service Supervisor as soon as they arise.

 

Key Responsibilities

  •  Supervise and coordinate laboratory operations by overseeing day-to-day activities in the manufacturing lab, ensuring a smooth workflow, and collaborating with team members to achieve production targets.
  •  Perform quality checks on optical components and finished products to verify compliance with specified Specsavers standards and promptly address the respective teams if any identified quality issues.
  •  Maintain and calibrate optical manufacturing equipment to achieve precise and consistent results, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, and arranging for necessary repairs.
  • Provide training and guidance to junior lab technicians, ensuring adherence to standard operating procedures and safety protocols, and fostering professional development within the team including performance management, and maintain records of time/attendance and key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Establish or adjust work assignments as needed to meet daily production targets.
  • Coordinate with the customer service team to ensure timely delivery of customer orders and provide timely feedback to the labs on quality issues for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Customer Service Supervisor to discuss process improvements.
  • Perform duties in compliance with health and safety standards and procedures and participate in improvement initiatives to support Specsavers’ continuous improvement philosophy.
  • Fulfil any other reasonable tasks assigned by the manager and meet the set KPIs.
  • Participate in developing monthly team KPIs to enhance accountability and accuracy and communicate goals, objectives, strategies, results, and plans effectively.
  • Take responsibility for all incoming and outgoing jobs in the lab and promote company safety policies to ensure a secure working environment.
  • Effectively communicating with the stores to resolve any conflicts and disputes regarding the tolerances, quality, and rejected returns.
  • Logging ServiceNow tickets with IT and working closely with them on the resolution.
  • Assessing lab error and warranty credits against the Specsavers standards and policies.
  • Placing special orders with the 3rd party labs.
  • Working closely with internal and external labs to raise and resolve quality issues.
  • Complete any other tasks in line with the company policies as requested by Customer Service Supervisor.

 

What We’re Looking For

 

A qualified person will demonstrate the following:
 

Essential Skills: 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Optical environment.
  • Basic Computer skills – Windows, Internet, Email, Excel, Word etc.
  • Language: English.
  • Licensed Optician
  • Excellent communication skills in English are required to read, write, and communicate.
  • Previous edging and glazing experience.

Desirable Skills: 

  • Ability and confidence to deal with complex situations from start to finish with minimal supervision. 
     

 

Our Fellow ‘Speccies’ Enjoy

  • 3 weeks of vacation and 1 paid volunteer day
  • 1 extra paid day off and an eyecare voucher on your birthday
  • RRSP matching
  • Quarterly performance bonus
  • Healthcare spending account
  • Health and dental benefits effective on your first day
  • Team and company social events

 

Our Values

  • Collaborative: We work together as one Specsavers to deliver our purpose
  • Curious: We question, explore, and seek out diverse perspectives to develop our knowledge and understanding
  • Courageous: We challenge the status quo, we experiment with good ideas, and we are brave, bold, and fast in our decision making
  • Compassionate: We care, support, and help each other
  • Commercial: We treat money wisely and make decisions that are good for our customers, our partners, our people, and good for the long term

 

We hope that in applying with us, you value these things as well!

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Specsavers, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that a diverse team enriches our work environment and enables us to achieve our goals. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. If you believe you can contribute to our mission and vision, we welcome your application, even if you don’t meet every qualification listed. We value the unique skills and perspectives each individual brings to our team.

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