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Inventory Lead - Optical Manufacturing

Company: National Vision
Location: Plano
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

National Vision, Inc. is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States.  We offer an innovative culture where training is a priority, hard work is praised and career growth is a reality.

Our optical lab is seeking an Inventory Lead Lab Tech to join our growing manufacturing operation. 

Mondays-Fridays, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (1st shift)

Competitive pay, great benefits and opportunity at a growing optical lab.

Job Description

General Summary:  Experienced associate responsible for processing orders through the stockroom and ensuring items needed for orders are sent to the correct departments within the lab.  Assists Supervisor with training and development of associates in the department.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prints order from DVI, edits for errors, sorts lens by materials and matches jobs to correct trays for processing
  • Knowledgeable in picking frames and lenses from bin number of Rx, scanning barcodes on trays and frames
  • Pre-inspects lenses for visual imperfections and sends defects back to manufacturer
  • Receives all lenses into inventory
  • Inventories lenses periodically
  • Loads new frames into DVI
  • Researches order failures
  • Adds lenses and frames to inventory for canceled orders
  • Matches invoices to trays
  • Processes lens breakage through DVI
  • Trains new associates according to direction from Supervisor
  • Assists Supervisor with department monitoring and workflow, reviewing and improving performance and environment of the stockroom


  • No specific education level required
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Requires 3-5 years of direct or related experience, inventory background
  • AS400 experience preferred but not essential
  • Optical knowledge, experience with mass production in a manufacturing environment desirable 

Additional Information

National Vision offers a competitive benefits package.  Some of the benefits include:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO) policy
  • BONUS opportunities - including biweekly lab production bonus
  • 401k with company match
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Vision benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Referral bonus program
  • Wellness Plan incentives
  • Other insurance options, employee assistance and much more

Please see our website at to learn more.

Keywords: National Vision, Plano , Inventory Lead - Optical Manufacturing, Other , Plano, Texas

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