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Eyemart Express - General Interest Requisition - Optical Retail and Lab Positions - Birmingham, AL

Job ID: 1030309 Date Posted: 07/18/2019

Birmingham, AL

Job Description

General Interest Requisition:

This is for a full and part-time positions.

Are you looking for a career that will bring you “home?” A career with a company that has one of the absolute best store leadership teams on the planet?! Well, you just found it!

One of the nation’s TOP optical companies, Eyemart Express is seeking candidates with strong retail or technical skills for open positions at one of our local stores. For nearly 30 years, Eyemart Express has been setting the pace and the standard when it comes to delivering an awesome customer experience along with great prices and the fastest service anywhere! We have full-service labs in every one of our stores! And we’re growing every year with new stores opening throughout the country. Your career growth potential is endless!

So, if you’re looking to join a company that leads the industry in service, quality & speed, and that is rapidly expanding to well over 200 stores, then Eyemart is the place for you! If you have the drive, the talent, along with the leadership experience in bringing teams together and exceeding goals, then we want to talk to you. Take a look at some of the things the role consists of and send us your resume today!

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for candidates that meet any of the Job Descriptions listed below. This is a General Interest Requisition for multiple open positions in multiple locations. If selected to move forward in the hiring process, you will be contacted by a Recruiter or Hiring Manager for a phone interview to determine the best fit for position and location. The Job Description for each position is listed below.

Retail Sales Associate/Optician:

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for a Retail Sales Associate, also known as a Retail Optician. This role will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs. The Retail Sales Associate will also be responsible for ensuring the Lab technicians have accurate measurements and prescription information for grinding, coating and fitting lenses to the frames. Once the glasses are complete, the Retail Sales Associate is responsible for dispensing the glasses to the patient.

Front Desk Assistant (Dr. Technician / Optometrist’s Technician):

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for a Front Desk Assistant also known as a (Dr. Technician, Optometrist Technician or Optical Technician), to primarily assist under the store Doctor. The general responsibilities of this position are to service all patients who enter the Doctor’s office and assist them with the delivery of exam services as well as the purchase of contact lenses. This person is responsible for answering the telephone, greeting patients, performing the “pre-test”, selling contact lenses, communicating Eyemart’s specials and everyday low prices, meeting sales goals, data entry into the computer, following A/R procedures, performing I & R (insertion and removal) training, ordering and dispensing contact lenses, troubleshooting customer complaints, filing, and reporting as necessary.

Eyewear Production Associate:

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for candidates with strong technical skills for a position at one of our store labs. The Eyewear Production Associate will be responsible for cutting, edging, and creating prescription lenses to ensure customers can receive their new prescription glasses in a timely manner. Once the glasses are complete, the Eyewear Production Associate is responsible for taking the glasses to the retail floor so the glasses can be dispensed to the receiving patient.

Licensed Optician:

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for candidates with a current state License and an optical background for an optician position at one of our store locations. The Licensed Optician will primarily assist patients in selecting the eyeglass frames, lenses and lens coatings that best suit their needs. The Licensed Optician will also be responsible for ensuring the Lab Technicians have accurate measurements and prescription information for grinding, coating and fitting lenses to the frames. Once the glasses are complete, the Licensed Optician is responsible for dispensing the glasses to the patient.

In this specialized role, we are looking for candidates who already have their licensure to be a certified optician.

Optical Lab Manager:

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for candidates with a strong optical lab background for a position at one of our store locations. Under the direction of the store’s General Manager and the District Lab Manager, the Lab Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all customers who enter the store receive their glasses in a timely manner. This is a leadership role, responsible for the enforcement of all Eyemart policies and procedure.

General Manager:

Eyemart Express is accepting applications for candidates with a strong retail optical background for a Management position at one of our store locations. Under the direction of their District Manager and/or Regional Vice President, the General Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all customers who enter the store are professionally assisted with the purchase of eyewear. This is a leadership role, responsible for the enforcement of all Eyemart policies and procedures. A General Manager will perform sales, customer service, lab, and administrative work, in addition to ordering materials and supplies, inventory control, home office reporting, establishing and monitoring lab production, store sales, and quality goals. This role is also responsible for establishing store budgets and cost controls, human resource functions (recruiting, training, coaching, counseling, and termination), P&L control, A/R control, store facility maintenance, and for establishing and maintaining positive doctor relationships.

District Manager:

Eyemart Express accepting applications for candidates for District Manager. The District Manager, under the direction of their Regional Vice President, is responsible for management of store operations on a district level, ensuring that proper training, financial controls and inventory controls are consistent throughout the district. This is a leadership role, responsible for the enforcement of all company policies and procedures. This role is also responsible for establishing stores’ sales goals, budgets and cost controls, human resource functions (recruiting, training, coaching, counseling, and termination), P&L control, A/R control, store facility maintenance, and for establishing and maintaining positive doctor relationships.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Vary depending upon positions listed above. This is a General Interest Requisition. If selected to continue in the hiring process, a Recruiter or Hiring Manager will initiate a phone interview and move your application to the most relevant positon/location that will be the best fit for both the candidate and the company. Specific requirements will be listed in the Job Posting you are placed in after best fit is determined.

All positions must meet the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience working in the optical industry is preferred

Skills and Abilities

Vary depending upon positions listed above. This is a General Interest Requisition. If selected to continue in the hiring process, a Recruiter or Hiring Manager will initiate a phone interview and move your application to the most relevant position/location that will be the best fit for both the candidate and company. Specific requirements will be listed in the Job Posting you are placed in after best fit is determined.

All position must meet the following criteria:

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time (up to 8 hours per day per scheduled shift)

Duties and Responsibilities

Vary depending upon positions listed above. This is a General Interest Requisition. If selected to continue in the hiring process, a Recruiter or Hiring Manager will initiate a phone interview and move your application to the most relevant position/location that will be the best fit for both the candidate and company. Specific requirements will be listed in the Job Posting you are placed in after best fit is determined.

Working Environment

Vary depending upon positions listed above. This is a General Interest Requisition. If selected to continue in the hiring process, a Recruiter or Hiring Manager will initiate a phone interview and move your application to the most relevant position/location that will be the best fit for both the candidate and company. Specific pequirements will be listed in the Job Posting you are placed in after best fit is determined.