I have seventeen plus years of experience in the optical industry, which includes lab work, retail sales, and management. I have a very good work ethic and care about the work I do no matter what job I'm doing. My experience has given me a wide versatility in all types of work. Most of my work history has been in management in high volume optical shops. I feel that I can do anything I put my mind to, I like a challenge and enjoy working in a team to reach goals. My personal objective is to work for a company that I can grow with, that cares about its employees and surrounding community, and is interested in a reciprocal working relationship.
Eyeglass repair and adjustments
Surface and finish lab knowledge
Very organized and detail oriented
Extensive knowledge of lens products
Office Manager08/2015 to CurrentVision Care PlusCovington, LA
Assistant Lab Manager02/2013 to CurrentGulf States Optical Laboratories
Main duties are the final inspection of all eyewear, ordering and making all drill rimless eyewear.
I assist lab manager in maintaining breakage levels, jobs in process, jobs per hour and late jobs.
I also assist with inventory and equipment maintenance.
We are a wholesale lab that produces on average of 300 jobs a day.
My job requires me to be very detail oriented, work at a fast pace and maintain a high level of quality.
Optician/Lab Tech01/2011 to 02/2013Fallis Vision Center
My duties included, ordering and making eyewear, maintaining lens inventory, and maintaining frame inventory through frame reps.
I also assisted patients in eyewear purchases, pulling and filing all insurance orders, opening and closing store, accounts receivable and billing.
This job required me to be detail oriented, work closely with the public and doctor, problem solve, and be able to multi-task.
Telephone Operator10/2006 to 04/2011Superior Answering Service
My responsibilities included answering phones, taking and relaying messages, connecting calls through a computer switchboard.
This job required good customer service skills, good speaking voice as well as the ability to multi-task and answer up to ten lines.
Lab Manager/District Technical Manager08/2003 to 10/2006
In my time at Walmart I worked as an optician for 1 year, selling eyewear, contact lens training, pre-screening patients for the doctor, making and ordering eyewear, closing register at close of business.
I moved to the cash office where I was responsible for counting and balancing all cash drawers and setting up nightly deposits.
Finally I moved to overnight cashier/stocker where I was responsible for checking out customers and stocking shelves.
These jobs all required customer service skills, money handling, and organizational skills.
Eyemasters02/1999 to 08/2003
My duties as lab manager included performing routine daily, weekly and monthly inspections of all machinery, taking inventory, training of all new associates, performing store opening and closing procedures, ordering merchandise, maintaining customer satisfaction and maintaining 1 hour eyewear service.
As DTM, my duties included servicing machinery of all labs in my district five stores across the state of Louisiana), and ensuring that all labs under my jurisdiction operated in accordance with company standard operating procedures.
Lab Manager08/1998 to 02/1999National Optical Warehouse
As lab manager I directed all daily lab operations, serviced and repaired.
lab machinery as needed, placed supply orders, kep r store inventory, and.
trained new associates.
I was also fully trained in all retail aspects of the.
Lead Lab Tech12/1997 to 08/1998Lenscrafters
As lead lab tech my duties included making eyewear, placing inventory.
orders, assisting lab manager in all daily aspects of lab operations, as well.
as training new associates.
Lab Manager04/1996 to 12/1997Eyemasters
My duties as lab manager included performing routine inspections of all lab.
machinery, maintaining inventory, training new associates, performing.
store opening and closing procedures, maintaining customer satisfaction,.
and maintaining 1 hour service on eyewear.
Lab Tech10/1995 to 04/1996Vision Plaza
My duties included the manufacturing of eyewear to company.
specifications, assisted with machine maintenance and repair as well as.
06/1994 to 10/1995Optician Medi-Save Optical
My duties included eyewear sales, adjustment of eyewear, keeping inventory of frames and making appointments for the doctor.