Racine, Wisconsin

Requisition ID: 299746 
Store #000781 LensCrafters 
Position:Full-Time

 

At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them.

LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in North America with 1,000+ stores and as part of an eyewear industry leader, Luxottica, our love of eyes and higher standard of quality have made LensCrafters a leader in vision care for over 35 years.

With a career at LensCrafters, you’ll find yourself learning, growing, and interacting with some of the most passionate and talented people in the business. At the same time, you’ll be helping people look and see their best.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Urgent Care Lead creates exceptional value in the lives of customers & patients by delivering to the Brand experience through execution of the brand value proposition. Ensures customers & patients are always happy and satisfied with purchase. Assists in the achievement of store success by managing key optical and lab processes & systems to exceptional results.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

While working in Lab

  • Custom fits glasses & precisely places prescription in lenses.
  • Works with associates to strengthen their knowledge, skill, & certification for foundational product & store processes related to lens and lab technology.
  • Edges & mounts only when needed & within company guidelines.
  • Ensures finished eyewear meets optical standards & customer requirements.
  • Ensures associates complete training, & routinely conducts eyewear inspections with excellence.
  • Completes & files store & lab paperwork thoroughly & accurately in a timely manner. Ensures associates are trained & skilled in doing the same.
  • Ensures approved safety programs are implemented & maintained consistently per standards.
  • Creates a safe working environment for all. Demonstrates safe work practices.
  • Responsible for basic operation, cleaning & ongoing maintenance of lab tools & systems.

While working in Retail

  • Conveys a commitment to providing unsurpassed customer service to all customers and patients with every visit.
  • Assists customers in selecting frames & lenses that are best suited for them. Suggests improvements & recommends solutions. Assists associates with difficult & complex areas.
  • Anticipates problems before they occur; explores underlying reasons for recurring problems; goes beyond symptoms to get to root cause; strives to develop long-term solutions to problems.
  • Performs work accurately & thoroughly as required. Demonstrates superior product knowledge.
  • Strives to achieve exceptional results with every customer and patient every time.
  • Serves as a responsible alternate store key holder.
  • Brings associate opportunities to the attention of management directly & in a timely manner.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • HS diploma/GED
  • 1+ year experience
  • Strong optical & retail experience
  • Knowledge of current optical theory & merchandise
  • Strong communicator & listener
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Sales skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Familiarity with cash register, computers & calculators
  • Leadership & training experience
  • Edging & mounting experience
  • Basic optics knowledge & optical measurement experience

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • State licensure (if applicable) &/or ABO Certification in non-licensed states
  • Eyewear Inspection Program Modules 1-6
  • Quality Manufacturing Program Certified
  • Optical machinery/instruments experience
  • Customer service experience
  • AccuFit Digital Measurement System certification
  • Knowledge of current store merchandise & lens options

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.

Racine, Wisconsin

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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