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Machine Operator

Pair Eyewear

Pair Eyewear

Irvine, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2023

At Pair Eyewear, we’re building the largest global eyecare company in the world focused on bringing personalization to the end to end eyecare experience, starting with your glasses. We’ve developed the first personalized eyewear brand where glasses can be an extension of your personality, mood, and interests. With funding from leading venture capitalists in the consumer space, partnerships in the entertainment, sports, and fashion arenas, and a team of passionate individuals, we’re on a mission to completely revolutionize the eyewear industry. We’re excited that we already have the support of Good Morning America, The Today Show, Oprah Magazine, CNN, and Forbes helping us share our story.

Pair is looking for an experienced optical manufacturing machine operator/technician. In this role, you will be responsible for the prescription manufacturing of our lenses and any other optical components, such as: lens coatings, Dip & AR, as well as lens cutting. You will troubleshoot equipment errors, machine faults & process stoppages. You will clean equipment, and ensure the area is kept organized & clean. You will be the backup to the Process Engineering group and perform machine calibrations as needed. You will troubleshoot orders systematically, utilizing our LMS (Lab Management System).

What You’ll Do:

  • You will ensure all equipment is up and running at the start of the shift, ready for production
  • You will keep a steady flow of incoming orders running through the process
  • Any rejected orders will require your immediate attention. You will proceed to troubleshoot rejected order(s), placing them back into process promptly. Any orders that cannot be resolved you will escalate to the Process Engineering group
  • You will ensure all priority orders are processed in a timely manner
  • You will be the first point of contact for troubleshooting lens defects within your area of responsibility
  • You will escalate any equipment malfunctions and or process outages

Who You Are:

  • You are reliable, dependable, punctual and flexible for overtime
  • You are a team player and willing to help in any other areas/departments, as needed
  • You are able to communicate effectively
  • You have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • You are capable of holding yourself and others accountable
  • You are able to work independently or on a team

Need to Have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Technical background, computer literate, knowledge of Google sheets or Excel

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in a fast pace prescription lens eyewear manufacturing facility
  • Experience with Schneider Optical Machinery & conveyor systems
  • Experience working with LMS, such as DVI
  • ABO certification

Some Benefits and Perks of Working At Pair:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Retirement savings plan options
  • Free eyewear (plus discounts for family and friends)

Hourly rate: $21/hr

Pair is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of actual or perceived age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, familial status, family responsibilities, gender identity/expression, genetic information, marital status, matriculation, national origin, personal appearance, political affiliation, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.