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Lab Tech I

  • ID: 481844
  • Posted: 6/10/2021
  • Location: Saint Cloud, MN
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for a Lab Tech for our Client located in Saint Cloud, MN.
  • This position supports Client"s Mission by performing routine work in assigned areas that are usually repetitive, requiring limited analysis and use of individual judgement. 
  • This position is closely supervised with an exciting opportunity for you to build your career with Client.
  • Coating: Specific duties include clipping, operating the coating machines and inspecting the lenses.
  • Finishing: beveling, mounting the lenses, edging, blocking lenses, tinting and inspecting.
  • Surfacing: taping and blocking the lenses, generating, polishing and lens washing.
  • Clipper: Clip and secure lenses into baskets to begin the coating process.
  • Machine Operator: Prepare and operate the coating machine to coat the lenses properly.
  • Load machine chemicals
  • Load and unload sectors with lenses
  • Inspector: Inspect lenses to ensure that they are optically and cosmetically accurate.
  • Beveller: Utilize the bevel wheel to remove the sharp edges of the lens.
  • Mounter: Accurately apply drill holes to the lenses to ensure proper fit and alignment of the lenses and insert lenses into the frame while ensuring proper fit.
  • Edger Operator: Operate a variety of edging machines to cut lenses down to proper size and shape to fit the appropriate frame.
  • Finish Layout: prepare an uncut lens for the edging process by outlining the center/alignment markings and affixing the chuck/block.
  • Accurately tint all lenses going through the tinting department.
  • Inspection: Inspect lenses and frames to ensure that they are optically and cosmetically accurate.
  • Surfacing Blocker: Utilize the blocking machine to accurately secure a block to all lenses going through the surfacing department. 
  • Operate taping equipment to apply protective tape to the front of the lenses.
  • Generator Operator: Operate the generator machine used to cut the lenses to the correct prescription.
  • Surface Finer/Polisher: Operate the equipment used to fine and polish all lenses going through the surfacing department.
  • Lens Washer: Hand wash and dry lenses followed by a brief cosmetic inspection of the lenses. 
  • Grasp lens with de-blocking cup and strike against table to remove block from lenses. Remove tape from lenses.
Pay and Benefits:
The salary for this position is $ 13.99 and $21.65 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 2 years" experience in Lab Tech
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Engagement
  • Mission
  • Participate in Stand-up Meetings
  • Provide feedback to supervisors and coworkers (Communication)
  • Quality Right the First Time
  • Best Practice sharing
  • Stop the Line fully implemented
  • Customer Feedback process
  • Clean, Standardize, Audit and Approve
  • 5s
  • Workstations Optimized
  • Work cell led improvements
  • Red/Green Board Monitoring
  • Flow and Balance
  • Small batch flow
  • Pull System
  • Launch Criteria
  • Balance Flow
  • FIFO
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read/write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.
  • Working in a role with measurable standards and a dynamic production environment.
  • Depth perception and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Experience in an optical lab production environment.
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • Regularly stand/walk for the duration of shift.
  • Consistently lift and move up to 15lb above shoulder height and waist high unaccompanied.
  • The noise level in the laboratory is generally moderate.
  • Regularly required to work with or around chemicals.
  • Work area may be wet/dirty and or have a strong smell.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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