Tukwila, Washington

Requisition ID: 261424 
Store #007759 Pearle Vision 
Position:Full-Time

 

Don't take the care of your eyes for granted, trust them to the people who have been caring for eyes since 1961 – Pearle Vision. At every neighborhood Pearle Vision, we believe that from the exam room to the retail floor you deserve genuine EyeCare.


Pearle Vision is also part of an eyewear industry leader, Luxottica. We're experts who know every appointment begins and ends with trust. And every pair of glasses acts as a symbol of our commitment to you, your family, and to our community.

Consider working for a Pearle Vision right in your community. We look for employees who are creative, energetic, wide-eyed & people focused looking for exciting opportunities in eye care or retail.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Licensed Optician attracts and retains customers by delivering an exceptional customer experience, fosters customer retention, and promotes outstanding associate/doctor satisfaction

 

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 Drives profitable store sales by fostering a retail selling culture by practicing NECE and using effective retail sales skills.

  • Develops professional business relationships with other Associates and Doctors.
  • Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, to include but not limited to the following:
    • Utilizing optical prescription, evaluates prescription in conjunction with customer's visual requirements;
    • Asking lifestyle questions to determine customer’s vision needs;
    • Recommending specific lenses, lens coatings and frames to suit customer needs;
    • Assisting customers in the selection of frames and coordinating frames with optical measurements and prescription;
    • Conducting measurements of bridge and eyesize, temple length, vertex distance, pupilary distance and optical centers using appropriate tools;
    • Troubleshooting vision issues confidently and bringing to resolution for customer satisfaction;
    • Aiding in training of new associates to help them understand frame and lens selection.
  • Assists with ensuring each store is effectively merchandised and presented according to Planogram and other Company standards.
  • Ensures high quality through accurate measurements, correct pricing, POS entry, and realistic delivery time quotes.
  • Maximizes Managed Vision Care relationships and sales opportunities.
  • Assists with the timely implementation of approved Marketing programs by the execution of marketing programs and initiatives, and company standards for signage and promotions.

 

BASIC (REQUIRED) QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • State licensure or certification by a nationally-recognized opticianary association as an optician
  • Experience and results with a retail or customer service establishment
  • Ability to sell through use of sales skills and accountability for sales results
  • Ability to present and implement decisive and creative solutions to issues/opportunities to grow the business
  • Ability to provide enthusiastic and concise communication to meet/exceed customer expectations as well as foster positive and results-oriented associate, doctor and host relationships
  • Success in store merchandising and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage priorities through adaptability, willingness to take calculated risks, and follow-up.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in retail operations
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience with personal computers

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Tukwila, Washington

Luxottica produces and distributes sun and prescription eyewear of high technical and stylistic quality to improve the well-being and satisfaction of its customers and at the same time create value for employees and the communities in which the Group operates. Every collection, every pair of glasses, is the result of an ongoing process of research and development whose aim is to anticipate and interpret the needs, desires and aspirations of consumers all over the world.

Founded in 1961 by Leonardo Del Vecchio, always involved in protecting eyes and optimising the look of men and women everywhere, the Luxottica Group is now a vertically integrated organization, producing and distributing prescription frames and sunglasses of high technical quality and style.

The constant attention paid to research and development, technological innovation, the adaptation to market evolutions in respect of people and the environment, have led Luxottica through worldwide expansion.

Production

Product design, development and manufacturing take place in Luxottica’s six production facilities in Italy, three factories in China, one in Brazil and one sport sunglasses production facility in the United States. Luxottica also has a small plant in India serving the local market.

Trademarks

The design and quality of Luxottica’s products and strong and well-balanced brand portfolio are known around the world. Proprietary brands include Ray-Ban, one of the world’s best known brands for eyewear, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnette. Licensed brands include Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bvlgari, Chanel, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, Prada, Starck Eyes, Tiffany, Tory Burch and Versace .

Wholesale distribution

The Group’s wholesale distribution network covers more than 130 countries across five continents and has nearly 50 commercial subsidiaries providing direct operations in key markets. 

Retail distribution

Direct wholesale operations are complemented by an extensive retail network comprising over 7,000 stores worldwide as of December 31, 2014.

Luxottica is a leader in the prescription business in North America with its LensCrafters and Pearle Vision retail brands, in Asia-Pacific with the OPSM and Laubman & Pank brands, in China with the LensCrafters brand and in South America with the GMO brand. In North America, Luxottica operates points of sale for its retail licensed brands under the Sears Optical and Target Optical brands.

Additionally, Luxottica operates one of the largest managed vision care networks in the United States through EyeMed and the second largest lens finishing network, with three central laboratories, over 900 on-site labs at LensCrafters stores, a fully dedicated Oakley lab and an additional facility based in China dedicated to North American optical retail.

Luxottica has a global retail organization to support its sun and luxury retail brands including Sunglass Hut, ILORI and The Optical Shop of Aspen. The Sunglass Hut brand, in particular, has a global presence with stores in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, South Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

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