Optical Laboratory Supervisor 2

The Walman Optical Company

York, PA, USA Remote / WFH

Nov 13

We are currently seeking an experienced Optical Lab Supervisor for our well established York, PA location. This is an excellent opportunity to join our team!

Job Summary

Supervise employees and manage to a high level of efficiency in the manufacturing area of an ophthalmic lab. Manage and report on team metrics, using tools in our Four Disciplines of Execution (4DX) program. The Supervisor is also responsible for providing communication and coaching to all teammates and for the maintenance of a TEAM environment.

Position Specifics:

Working knowledge of all aspects within the manufacturing area.
Monitor and evaluate productivity through team and individual metrics.
Actively participate and engage in continuous improvement processes such as our Four Disciplines of Execution (4DX) program.
Effectively communicate company policies and procedures to team.
Participate in the hiring process and prepare all documentation for new hires.
Manage and coach employees and assure timely performance reviews and proper documentation of performance issues.
Responsible for effective scheduling of vacation hours commensurate with the needs of the branch, with consideration of seasonality workloads.
Maintain production records as well as machine maintenance records and charting.
Communicate with offsite vendors in trouble shooting office and lab machine errors.
Maintain close association with accounts, both internal and external.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Associates Degree or specialized training and 6 years of optical laboratory environment or experience commensurate with department functions.
Must be able to perform to high levels of competency all aspects of lab manufacturing.
Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Prior Supervisory experience preferred.
Excellent leadership skills with ability to maintain an even workflow and a motivating work environment.
Keyboard and PC skills required; specifically Digital Vision Inc. (DVI) optical manufacturing software advanced user skills.
Mechanical aptitude and lensometer experience a must.


Competitive Salary
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
401(k) with company match

The Walman Optical Company is a successful and diversified business serving the ophthalmic community since 1915. We are a family of optical companies with a 100-year history of excellent relationships built on enduring trust and added value. Each of our businesses is guided by the same core principles and single vision: to be the most trusted business partner in the industry. Our core values respect our employees worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth.

If you are interested in becoming part of the Walman Team please apply online today.

The Walman Optical Company is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants. EEO/Affirmative Action Employer/Protected Veteran Status. The company grants reasonable accommodations to qualified disabled individuals in accordance with applicable law.

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