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Optical Laboratory Assistant Manager

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
The Walman Optical Company
Physical Address

Rockford, IL 61106
Job Description

The Walman Optical Company is a successful, diversified, employee-owned 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.

We are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Manager for our well established Optical Lab located in Rockford, IL. This is an excellent opportunity to join our TEAM…We are the #1 independent optical wholesaler in the US!

Job Summary

Assist in the supervision of employees and production within the branch. This position is responsible for assisting with optical laboratory production and quality control for customer service, data entry and inventory personnel. Further responsible for scheduling vacation and employee hours and for maintaining attendance and morale in the department.

Position Specifics:

+ Able to demonstrate performance of all aspects of laboratory activity including clerical and customer service duties and can manage various processes to achieve a high quality of product and services to customer standards.

+ Assist in managing and training employees and assures timely performance reviews, proper documentation of performance issues and insures a positive work environment.

+ Effectively communicates with all levels of the organization to assure understanding and the proper application of company policies, practices and procedures.

+ Continually reviews and searches for ways to improve processes to simplify jobs, eliminate non-value added tasks and reduce costs and makes recommendations to branch management.


+ Optical training and a minimum of 5 (five) years of hands-on Optical Laboratory Production experience, Customer Service and/or Digital Vision Inc. (DVI) optical mfg. software experience

+ Prior Supervisory / Assistant Management experience preferred


+ Competitive Salary

+ Medical Insurance

+ Dental Insurance

+ Life Insurance



+ 401(k) with company match

+ Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

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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