We are hiring for a full-time Optical Lab Process Control Associate working Thursday - Saturday between the hours of 05:30am-05:30pm. This position is responsible for the operation of a department. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or necessary.
Communicate with Customers, suppliers, and other Wal-Mart associates verbally and in writing.
Ensure quality of product by inspecting lenses and frames according to standards (for example, American National Standards Institution (ANSI), WalMart, state) for workmanship, material, consistency, and defects using automated and manual equipment; preparing, reviewing and analyzing reports; and manually handling freight and trays of final product.
An individual must be proficient in each of the competencies listed below to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position.
Optical Quality Assurance - Follows appropriate company policies, procedures, guidelines and compliance requirements when inspecting products for quality and damage and preparing related documentation. Records accurate information on defects (for example, reason for defects, position code, associate shift). Tells management about ineffective quality assurance procedures and improper processes. Detects defects accurately according to standards (for example, American National Standards Institution (ANSI), Wal-Mart, state). Works efficiently in order to consistently meet production and quality goals.
Customer/Member Centered: Serve the Customer/Member - Shows care and concern when serving our customers/members. Asks questions in order to understand customer/member needs. Uses policies and information in order to exceed customer/member expectations. Finds and uses the right resources (people, products, tools) at the right time in order to resolve customer/member requests.
Judgment: Make Effective Choices - Uses policies, procedures, and/or guides to make good choices. Uses data and facts in order to make day-to-day decisions and involves others as needed. Recognizes what might be a problem and informs those who can correct it.
Planning and Improvement: Plan for and Improve Work - Accepts responsibility and meets expectations for own work. Identifies steps needed in order to carry out work as required.
Influence and Communicate: Share Information - Listens to others and asks questions to learn about what is needed. Communicates the right information to associates and leaders when they need it. Communicates in a respectful and professional manner.
Execution and Results: Get Results - Makes sure work is done correctly. Works on top priorities first. Makes a consistent effort to get results. Meets deadlines. Takes action in order to solve problems so work can be completed in a timely manner.
Ethics and Compliance: Perform to Ethical Standards - Follows company policies and procedures (for example, the Ten Foot Rule). Shows integrity and ethical behavior in all work situations. Reports ethical and compliance issues promptly.
Adaptability: Adapt - Adapts to changing work demands. Stays focused on own work when faced with change or difficulties. Stays open to and learns from assignments and feedback.
The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.
Enters and locates information on computer.
Moves up and down stairs.
Creates documents, reports, etc., using a writing instrument (such as a pencil or pen) or computer.
Moves, lifts, carries, and places merchandise and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds without assistance.
Grasps, turns, and manipulates objects of varying size and weight, requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Visually verifies information, often in small print.
Reads information, often in small print.
Visually locates merchandise and other objects.
Visually inspects equipment.
Reaches overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Apply sideways/upward/downward pressure to tighten and loosen hardware (for example, nuts, bolts).
Stand for extended periods of time.
Sit for extended periods of time.
Walk within work area for extended periods of time.
Lift, push, pull, and carry tools, objects or equipment above shoulder level without assistance.
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as a back belt, harness, breathing apparatus, safety glasses, protective sleeve and glove, or freezer gear.
Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or more of the essential functions of this position.
Moves through narrow, confined spaces such as stacks of merchandise or supplies, storage areas, and closets.
May work with substances that require special handling
Works in areas requiring exposure to varying temperatures, extreme heat or cold, and/or wet, damp, or drafty conditions.
Moves over sloping, uneven, or slippery surfaces.
Work overnight, weekends, and varying shifts.
Work indoors for extended periods of time.
Work in areas with high noise levels that may require hearing protection.
Previous experience in an optical environment (for example, lab, vision center, optometrist office) OR Previous quality assurance experience in a manufacturing environment
1 year experience in an optical environment (for example, lab, vision center, optometrist office)
1 year quality assurance experience in a manufacturing environment
Training in American National Standards Institution (ANSI) standards
American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification
Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.
Minimum Qualifications:Previous manufacturing experience in an optical lab OR Previous experience with manufacturing optimization procedures (for example, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizan, Continuous Improvement, Process Control, 5-S)
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.
Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Optical, Six Sigma
2314 W MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD, FAYETTEVILLE, AR 72701-6219, United States of America
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All the benefits you need for you and your family
Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
Associate discounts in-store and online
Education assistance for Associate and dependents
Pay during military service
Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth
Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.
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