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QA/Inspection/Quality Assurance Inspector
Ref No.: 22-33166
Location: Orangeburg, New York
The primary focus of this position is to insert the lenses into the frames while ensuring proper fit and inspect lenses and frames to ensure that they are optically and cosmetically accurate.
Duties in this position are usually repetitive, requiring analysis and use of individual judgment.
Specific duties for this position include inserting and securing lenses into the frame, performing a cosmetic inspection of the lenses and frame, and using the lensometer to check for power, prism, axis, frame alignment, PDs, seg height and lens fit.
Supervision ranges from close to general.

Essential Duties:
  • Percentage of Time All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining regular, prompt attendance and availability for overtime as needed:
  • Mount lenses by inserting and securing them into the frame.
  • Utilize screwdriver and/or other tools as needed for frame type.
  • 30% Utilize manual or automatic lensometer to check power, prism, axis, frame alignment, PDs, seg height and lens fit.
  • 25% Read the work ticket to verify prescription instructions such as tints, UV, coatings and progressive adds.
  • 10% Wash or wipe lenses if necessary. Inspect frames for scratches or defects, verify frame type and perform a cosmetic inspection of the lenses.
  • 10% Check alignment of frame, lenses, and temples. 10% Dot the lens marking to check for lens alignment.
  • 10% Bag lenses or insert framed work into cases.
  • Put all necessary enclosures in envelope or pouch.

5%Other Duties:
  • Utilize screwdriver to remove screws from frame.
  • Make adjustments to the lenses to correct issues such as sharp edges by grasping the lenses and using a bevel wheel to remove sharp edge.
  • Inspect mounting tools for defects, broken padding, etc. to avoid scratches.
  • Perform other duties within the finishing department or other areas as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment. Observe all company policies, rules, and safety practices.

Physical Demands:
  • The tasks of this position generally requires duties to be performed by:
  • Frequently lift and move up to 20 lbs to waist height unaccompanied.
  • Regularly sit for duration of shift.
  • Occasionally required to walk, stand, stoop, climb, or balance.
  • Coordinated use of hands and fingers to grasp, feel objects, transfer small items from one hand to another, fine manipulation, and bilateral reach with arms.
  • Use of close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
  • Fast paced, production environment. Regularly work with others.
  • The noise level in the laboratory is generally moderate.
  • Regularly required to work with or around chemicals.
  • Safety and Ergonomic Requirements:
  • Must practice safe work practices at all times and report any unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Required to wear the appropriate PPE while in the laboratory, including but not limited to safety eyewear and enclosed shoes.
  • Attend and participate in all required safety trainings.
  • Follow all Lock Out/Tag Out procedures as required for both authorized and affected users.
  • Participate in daily ergonomic stretches and follow all ergonomic requirements of the position.
  • Follow all personal dress requirements according to the established dress code and safety requirements.Qualification Requirements:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School education or equivalent preferred.
  • Language Ability Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write short correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.
  • Math Ability Basic ability to add, subtract and use fractions.
  • Understand decimal numerical sequencing.Reasoning Ability Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Demonstrate good judgement and decision making skills.
  • Computer Skills
  • No skills needed.Certificates and Licenses None required.