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Coating Operator

Dallas, Texas

Job ID: 8116 Category: Professional

Job Description

  • The primary focus of this position is to clip or rack and secure the lenses into baskets to begin the coating process and to operate the coating machines.
  • Duties in this position are usually repetitive, requiring limited analysis and use of individual judgment.
  • Specific duties for this position include clipping or racking the lenses into baskets, loading and unloading carriers into and out of machines, performing a cosmetic inspection of the lenses, and testing and maintaining machine chemicals and fluids. Supervision ranges from close to general.



  • 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.
  • Clip or Rack lenses into basket and document the position of the lenses in the basket on the corresponding paperwork.
  • Remove each lens from basket and cosmetically inspect the lens as required.
  • Place inspected lenses onto metal tray and place tray into the oven.
  • Perform a cosmetic inspection of lenses to identify defects, polish and knife edges.
  • Check availability of coating for the specific lens type by utilizing availability chart.
  • Load and unload carrier with basket into and out of machine.
  • Remove tray from oven when cycle is complete.
  • Test and maintain machine chemical and fluid levels.



  • Sort and put away day tags.
  • Retrieve fallen lenses from coating machine.
  • Clip or Rack re-work lenses to prepare for AR strip.
  • Fill and restock supplies at clipping station.
  • Perform other duties within the coating department or other areas as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Observe all company policies, rules, and safety practices.



  • Frequently lift and move up to 20 lbs to waist height and 10 lbs at or above shoulder height unaccompanied.
  • Regularly sit and stand/walk for duration of shift.
  • Occasionally required to 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.   



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