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Essilor of America Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift in Baltimore, Maryland

Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift

MD - Baltimore

Opportunity Snapshot

Top reasons you owe it to yourself to consider aligning your career with Essilor of America.

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Building a Progressive Career Home with the Growing Global Industry Leader

If you combine technical aptitude with attention to detail and the motivation to learn and grow professionally, this position offers you several compelling opportunities. You will:

  • Earn competitive compensation and an exceptional mix of first-rate benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans; a 401(k) plan with company match; tuition reimbursement; comprehensive training through Essilor University; lens and frame benefits for you and your family; an employee stock purchase plan with company match; and more.

  • Enjoy strong training -- optical experience is preferred, but whether you have it or not, we;;ll set you up for success.

  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance; we are committed to hiring from within whenever possible.

  • Join a collaborative, motivated team in an upbeat, mission-driven environment.

  • Enjoy the stability and resources of a growing global organization -- our recent combination with Luxottica has made us the world's largest player in the eyewear industry.

Improving Lives By Improving Sight . Essilor of America, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 7,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor has been on Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Innovative Companies every year since 2010.

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Step up your career with a growing global industry leader

The Requirements

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To be a good fit for the Maintenance Technician opportunity, you will have:

  • 1-2 years year of maintenance experience in production environments. Experience with optical processing equipment is a plus.

  • Basic skills in both mechanical and electrical.

  • Experience with schematics, HVAC and/or welding is preferred but not required.

  • Basic math skills.

  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational abilities.

  • Attention to detail.

You need to know:

  • This position requires that you stand and walk for the majority of any shift.

  • You'll work with and around chemicals.

  • Work areas may be wet and/or dirty and or have a strong smell.

  • You'll need to be able to lift and move up to 30 lbs. to waist height on a regular basis.

  • We are customer driven, so we'll look to you to be flexible about working overtime as needed.

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The Role

If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.

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You will maintain and repair a variety of optical processing equipment, dividing your time between supporting production and performing preventative maintenance. In particular you can expect to:

  • Perform installation, preventative maintenance, and repairs on line manufacturing equipment.

  • Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Create/update standard operating procedures, work instructions, etc.

  • Inspects and repairs production and support equipment, using mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum technologies.

  • Provide guidance, training and direction to an assigned individual, group of employees or team.

All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining regular, prompt attendance, availability for overtime and ability to adjust schedule as needed.

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Why Join Us

More good reasons to build a career home with us.

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Professional development

Our in-house training program will acquaint you with our culture and business, as well as your role. We're committed to ensuring you thrive here, and history shows that strong performers can advance their careers at Essilor.

Great environment

You will join a team that includes dedicated, smart and mutually supportive professionals. Our culture is entrepreneurial, and the company has been innovating both technologically and to solve problems for 170 years.

Truly living our values

At Essilor, we believe everyone deserves to see life and all its detail with the best vision possible. That's why, in addition to designing, manufacturing and distributing quality vision care solutions worldwide, we invest in raising awareness of the importance of good vision, support eyecare professionals, invent new technologies and products, and support philanthropic initiatives. For example, the Essilor Vision Foundation partners with schools, eye doctors, and communities to provide eye exams and glasses to underserved children at no cost to their families. We also are committed to robust standards for environmental sustainability. These are just a couple of reasons we were one of the 52 companies named to Fortune magazine's 2019 Change the World list.

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Road to Success

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We'll provide training, but change will be ongoing, and your own role may evolve. We're looking for adaptable and flexible people who can excel in a fast-paced production environment. In addition, in order to excel in this role, you will:

  • Bring a proactive approach to learning and getting up to speed quickly.

  • Support our commitment to getting Quality Right the First Time.

  • Achieve goals independently and also contribute as a team player.

  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

  • Remain flexible and adaptable as processes change.

  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workspace.

  • Bring a commitment to our mission and goals.

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Essilor of America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at rachael.powell@essilorusa.com.

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