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Pearle Vision - Licensed Optician

Date:  Jan 11, 2022
Brand:  Pearle Vision
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US, 45236

Requisition ID: 542728 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear.  Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands.  Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States. 

Pearle Vision are eyecare experts who know every appointment begins and ends with trust. And every pair of glasses acts as a symbol of our commitment to you, your family, and to our community.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Licensed Optician attracts and retains customers by delivering an exceptional customer experience, fosters customer retention, and promotes outstanding associate/doctor satisfaction

 

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 Drives profitable store sales by fostering a retail selling culture by practicing NECE and using effective retail sales skills.

  • Develops professional business relationships with other Associates and Doctors.
  • Fills ophthalmic eyeglass prescriptions and fits and adapts lenses and frames, to include but not limited to the following:
    • Utilizing optical prescription, evaluates prescription in conjunction with customer's visual requirements;
    • Asking lifestyle questions to determine customer’s vision needs;
    • Recommending specific lenses, lens coatings and frames to suit customer needs;
    • Assisting customers in the selection of frames and coordinating frames with optical measurements and prescription;
    • Conducting measurements of bridge and eyesize, temple length, vertex distance, pupilary distance and optical centers using appropriate tools;
    • Troubleshooting vision issues confidently and bringing to resolution for customer satisfaction;
    • Aiding in training of new associates to help them understand frame and lens selection.
  • Assists with ensuring each store is effectively merchandised and presented according to Planogram and other Company standards.
  • Ensures high quality through accurate measurements, correct pricing, POS entry, and realistic delivery time quotes.
  • Maximizes Managed Vision Care relationships and sales opportunities.
  • Assists with the timely implementation of approved Marketing programs by the execution of marketing programs and initiatives, and company standards for signage and promotions.

 

BASIC (REQUIRED) QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • State licensure or certification by a nationally-recognized opticianary association as an optician
  • Experience and results with a retail or customer service establishment
  • Ability to sell through use of sales skills and accountability for sales results
  • Ability to present and implement decisive and creative solutions to issues/opportunities to grow the business
  • Ability to provide enthusiastic and concise communication to meet/exceed customer expectations as well as foster positive and results-oriented associate, doctor and host relationships
  • Success in store merchandising and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage priorities through adaptability, willingness to take calculated risks, and follow-up.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in retail operations
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Experience with personal computers

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Retail Sales, Merchandising, Healthcare, Retail

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