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  • Lab Technician III

    Job Locations US-KY-Hebron
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The ZEISS Group develops and distributes semiconductor manufacturing equipment, measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetarium technology. With its solutions, the company constantly advances the world of optics and helps shape technological progress.

    As one of the world's leading manufacturers of eyeglass lenses, ZEISS stands for maximum visual comfort. The movie and camera lenses, planetariums, binoculars and spotting scopes from ZEISS offer their users outstanding optical quality.

    As part of a multi-million dollar initiative, we are transforming our Hebron Facility to a ZEISS showcase, creating a full ZEISS experience for customers, guests, and employees. The lab with be enhanced to feature State-of-the-Art Technology and Operations to enable premium offerings, deliver 5000 lenses/day, and delivering world-class service.

    Exceptional attendance record and acute attention to detail are essential to all job functions. Good verbal and written communication and an ability to read English and identify number recognition are also critical skill sets. Analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to work in a fast paced, multi-task production environment essential. May require vision and / or color hue recognition testing. Use of personal protective equipment is required. Must be able to sit, stand, twist and bend for extended periods of time. Must follow safety guidelines with the ability to identify and understand safety items. This includes the ability to keep a clean working environment. Must have a flexible schedule and work overtime when needed. Must have the ability to work in a team setting or independently, as needed. A strong desire to learn is critical, including a positive attitude and approach to work. Manufacturing skill set and experience a plus. May perform other duties as needed.

    Wide variety of tasks with in-depth knowledge of the entire lab. Advanced knowledge and understanding of processes of two or more departments. Full understanding of frame and lens inspection. Ability to troubleshoot work, including department audits. Calibration of machinery. Understanding of lab operating systems and software programs. Ability to send and receive freight.

    Your job

    • Performs routine, semi-routine, and complex production duties associated with various aspects of lens production paying close attention to quality, quantity and efficiency. Refer to the Job Matrix for further departmental specifics.
    • Qualifies and inspect product to ensure compliance with CZV specifications and standards.
    • Comply with all safety regulations as well as maintain a clean and safe work environment.
    • Maintain appropriate written and/or computer documentation.
    • Generally assigned multiple tasks within a specified department but has knowledge to perform all the tasks within a specified department.
    • May receive cross training in other departments.
    • Additional tasks as needed.

    Our requirements

    • HS Diploma or equivalent
    • 3-5 years related experience
    • Minimum 3 years of Optical Experience
    • Must have successfully completed Assembly and Finish Training
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues
    • Reliable, honest, dependable and be able to follow directions either written or verbal
    • Customer Service Mindset
    • Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
    • Be able perform repetitive movements with upper and lower extremities.
    • Must be able to regularly list 10 pounds.
    • Must be able to excerpt up to 20 PSI with hands
    • Requires ability to sustain lengthy periods of visual concentration and good hand/eye/foot coordination.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task production environment. Have the ability to focus for long periods of time
    • Have an eye for attention to detail and symmetry
    • Have solid dexterity and mechanical skills
    • Patience to fully see the task through is a must
    • Ability to communicate with other associates in a clear, concise manner
    • Professional demeanor
    • General office/computer experience

    With more than 27,000 employees, ZEISS is one of the global leaders in the optical and optoelectronic industries and has been contributing to technological progress for 170 years. ZEISS develops and distributes lithography optics, measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cine lenses, binoculars and planetarium technology.


    We are an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.


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