Optical Technician/Optical Assistant

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From £19,000 a year
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Company pension
Employee discount

Full Job Description

Have you thought about a career in Optics? Would you like to join the team at Cowen and Morgan Opticians? Based at our Ripon branch, we are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible & hardworking individual to join our friendly and busy team. Must be technically minded, computer literate and enjoy working with the public. As an Optical Technician you will be responsible for glazing finished spectacles to a high degree of accuracy and quality assurance. Most of the work is done using computer-controlled machinery, but you will also need good dexterity to be able to repair and adjust spectacles. You will also support our Optical Assistants in reception and admin duties. You will need: Good attention to detail Be passionate about becoming a skilled technician in the optical industry Have a willingness to learn Be friendly and approachable Be punctual and have good time management Be able to adapt to a versatile role Be able to be stand for a length of time when working in the lab. Have basic maths ability due to the technical nature of the job Have basic spoken and written English skills Be able to travel to Boston Spa branch when required Working Week 5 days – Monday to Saturday, working alternate Saturdays Previous experience is not essential as full training will be given. Salary: Starting at £19,000 per year pro rata, depending on experience. Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, but may consider part-time working. Cowen and Morgan are a forward thinking Optical Practice with traditional values of customer service. We have been providing Eyecare and Eyewear for Ripon, its surrounding areas and much further for over 40 years. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: From £19,000.00 per year Benefits:
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
COVID-19 considerations: All staff and customers are required to wear face masks. All surfaces are regularly sanitised Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Ripon, HG4 2BQ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: One location