Posted on: 10/9/2014 11:45:00 PM
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Growing retail eye care practice is seeking a full-time Optician-Sales Associate for our Battle Creek, MI area locations. This individual will be responsible for successfully performing customer service, sales and operational tasks, as well as positively contributing to an environment that delivers excellent customer care.



•Full-time; must be able to work flexible hours, including Saturdays

•Hourly wage plus commission; pay rate based on experience

•Local travel to support area stores required


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Helps to manage the day to day operations of the retail store

• Greet customers on the phone and in person using excellent customer service skills

• Assist customers with product selection, purchases and returns

• Process orders in Point of Sale (POS) Software

• Schedule appointments

• Preform visual screenings

• Receive customers’ prescriptions, which optometrists have written, for eyeglasses

• Take measurements of customers’ eyes, such as the width or thickness of their corneas

• Help customers choose eyeglass frames and lens treatments, such as tints or non-reflective coatings, based on their vision needs and style preferences

• Repair or refit broken eyeglass frames

• Create work orders for ophthalmic laboratory technicians, providing information about the lenses needed

• Performs final inspection to verify that the lenses have been ground to specifications. Reshapes or bends the frame, by hand or using pliers, so that the eyeglasses fit the customer properly and comfortably

• Participate in marketing and networking in the community

• Work the lease line

• Maintain housekeeping standards to company expectations

• Meet company expectations of average sale and lifestyle selling method

• Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

•High School diploma or its equivalent

•Optical retail sales experience required

•Experience as an optician a must


Required Skills and Abilities:

•Excellent customer-service, organization, time-management, and interpersonal skills

•Effective retail sales and service skills

•Ability to learn and retain new information

•Comfort using a computer and learning new software



*All Employment offers are pending satisfactory drug screening and background check results.


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