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Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction. Our products such as Varilux®, Crizal® and Transitions® are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.

 

We are currently seeking a Lens Department Supervisor at our Baltimore, MD location.

 

ABOUT US

Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction. Our products such as Varilux®, Crizal® and Transitions® are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.

 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

As the Department Supervisor you will oversee and direct the activities of the finishing department within Chesapeake- Baltimore, MD  You will also support a group of 14+ employees, to ensure production goals are met, and standard procedures are being documented and followed. 

 

In particular, you can expect to:

  • Be responsible for the daily production through the lens, frame and shipping departments.
  • Manage projects to improve processes throughout the department for the purpose of improving production and quality levels.
  • Work with logistics manager and HR to staff the departments.
  • Participate in the hiring, orientation and training of new personnel.
  • Evaluate performance of employees, and discipline employees according to company policy as needed.  Train employees on new processes or to improve skills.
  • Maintain performance records on employees, routinely communicates performance to employees and coaches employees on methods and techniques for improving performance, including reviewing time records.
  • Schedule employees work time and vacation time.
  • Analyze problems that arise and determine actions that will minimize the problems, decrease costs and/or improve yields, recommend changes to Logistics Manager and, upon approval, implements those changes.
  • Assure that all safety standards are maintained in the work area.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

To be successful, you will need:

  • 3 years in a related field with proven on the job experience working in a warehouse and inventory environment.
  • Previous experience leading 10 or more employees.
  • Strong planning, communication and organizing skills a must.
  • Demonstrated competence in supervisory skills: motivating employees to meet performance goals, strong communication skills, comfortable with coaching and training individuals and teams.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers; user computer skills including use of e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to work in a role with measurable standards and a dynamic production environment.
  • Must be able to work Overtime and Saturdays when necessary.

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • Improving lives by improving sight
  • Being part of a large global organization
  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • 401(k) match and Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Unlimited Vacation

 

Essilor of America and/or its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans.

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore