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Essilor of America Frame Puller - 1st Shift in St. Cloud, Minnesota

Frame Puller - 1st Shift

MN - St. Cloud

Build a Progressive Career Home with a Growing Global Industry Leader

Excellent training · advancement opportunities · great culture · competitive pay · great benefits

Technical aptitude, attention to detail and the motivation to learn and grow professionally. If this describes you, consider aligning your career with Essilor. You will:

  • Enjoy strong training , including cross-training, to operate advanced optical equipment; optical experience is preferred, but whether you have it or not, we'll set you up for success.

  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance -- success as a Frame Manager - 1st Shift can set you up to pursue multiple career paths in the organization.

  • Join a collaborative, upbeat team in one of the largest optical processing facilities in the nation.

  • Enjoy the stability and resources of a growing global organization -- our recent merger with Luxottica has made us the world's largest player in the eyewear industry .

  • Earn a competitive wage and first-rate benefits that include all you would expect as well as some pleasant surprises.

Improving Lives By Improving Sight . Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 7,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor has been on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies every year since 2010.

The Requirements

To be a good fit for the Frame Puller opportunity, you will have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • High mechanical / technical aptitude.

  • 1+ years of related work experience, such as in manufacturing / sorting; experience in lab settings is preferred but not required.

  • A methodical approach and the ability to follow SOPs.

  • The ability to meet measurable standards in a dynamic production environment.

  • Depth perception and manual dexterity.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational abilities.

  • Attention to detail.

  • An accountable and self-motivated work ethic.

You need to know:

  • This position requires that you may stand and walk for the duration of any shift.

  • You'll work with and around chemicals.

  • This role is in a cleanroom environment.

The Role and Keys to Success

The Role

As a Frame Puller, you will be responsible for putting frames away in a bin / sorting system. You will also pair the lens and frames together, ensure the order matches the product and send them to the finish line.

This is a role that will require excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow multiple processes and technical steps throughout a structured process. After you’re fully trained (about 6 months) you’ll be expected to meet quotas in our fast-paced environment.

You will focus on the activities outlined here, and we plan to cross-train in the future so that you may work in multiple areas.

Keys to Success

While we have established processes and procedures, we are also taking advantage of the new facility launch to drive improvements. We'll provide training, but change will be ongoing, and your own role may evolve. We're looking for adaptable and flexible people who can excel in a fast-paced production environment.

In addition, in order to be an outstanding Frame Puller, you will:

  • Bring a proactive approach to learning and getting up to speed quickly.

  • Support our commitment to getting Quality Right the First Time.

  • Achieve goals independently and also contribute as a team player.

  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workspace.

  • Bring a commitment to our mission and goals.

More Good Reasons

Influence processes

We'll welcome your ideas and suggestions as we establish best practices that can be duplicated in other locations around the world.

Professional development

Our in-house training program will acquaint you with our culture and business, as well as your role. You'll spend time in classroom sessions and also shadow a coach. We're committed to ensuring you thrive at Essilor.

Great environment

You will join a team that includes dedicated, smart and mutually supportive professionals. Our culture is entrepreneurial, and the company has been innovating both technologically and to solve problems for 170 years. You'll also learn the cultural nuances of working for a company based in another country, if that's new to you.

Truly living our values

At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible. That's why, in addition to designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide, we invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives. For example, the Essilor Vision Foundation partners with schools, eye doctors, and communities to provide eye exams and glasses to underserved children at no cost to their families. We also are committed to robust standards for environmental sustainability. These are just a couple of reasons we were one of the 52 companies named to Fortune magazine's 2019 Change the World list.

Excellent compensation

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer an exceptional mix of first-rate benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans; a 401(k) plan with company match; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive training through Essilor University; lens and frame benefits for you and your family; an employee stock purchase plan with company match; and more.

Video: As part of the #DifferenceMakers campaign, Essilor chose four eyecare professionals and three Essilor employees to participate in a mission trip to Southeast Asia in March 2019.

Essilor of America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at carolyn.currie@essilorusa.com.

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