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Operations - Maintenance Technician

Date:  May 25, 2023
Brand:  Essilor and Subsidiaries

St Cloud, MN, US, 56301

Requisition ID: 805035 

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. The Company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.


With over 180,000 dedicated employees in 150 countries driving our iconic brands, our people are creative, entrepreneurial and celebrated for their unique perspectives and individuality. Committed to vision, we enable people to “see more and be more” thanks to our innovative designs and lens technologies, exceptional quality and cutting-edge processing methods. Every day we impact the lives of millions by changing the way people see the world.


Our unique business model and relentless pursuit of operational excellence ensures that consumers everywhere have access to products. Balancing speed, efficiency and proximity, the Company manages a global supply chain with cutting-edge technology, based on centralization for frames and on a capillary network for lens finishing and prescription laboratories. Greasing the wheels behind the scenes, our people in Operations are the backbone of our Company.


You will maintain and repair a variety of optical processing equipment, dividing your time between supporting production and performing preventative maintenance. In particular you can expect to:

  • Perform installation, preventative maintenance, and repairs on line manufacturing equipment.
  • Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Create/update standard operating procedures, work instructions, etc.
  • Inspects and repairs production and support equipment, using mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and vacuum technologies.
  • Provide guidance, training and direction to an assigned individual, group of employees or team.

All duties to be performed according to the established standard and in compliance with all company policies and procedures while maintaining regular, prompt attendance, availability for overtime and ability to adjust schedule as needed.

Keys to Success

We'll provide training, but change will be ongoing, and your own role may evolve. We're looking for adaptable and flexible people who can excel in a fast-paced production environment. In addition, in order to be an outstanding Maintenance Technician, you will:

  • Bring a proactive approach to learning and getting up to speed quickly.
  • Achieve goals independently and also contribute as a team player.
  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Remain flexible and adaptable as processes change.
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workspace.
  • Bring a commitment to our mission and goals.

Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.




To be a good fit for the Maintenance Tech opportunity, you will have:

  • 1-2 years of maintenance experience in production environments. Experience with optical processing equipment is a plus.
  • Basic skills in both mechanical and electrical.
  • Experience with schematics, HVAC and/or welding is preferred but not required.
  • Basic math skills.
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Attention to detail.

You need to know:

  • This position requires that you stand and walk for the majority of any shift.
  • You'll work with and around chemicals.
  • Work areas may be wet and/or dirty and or have a strong smell.
  • You'll need to be able to lift and move up to 30 lbs. to waist height on a regular basis.
  • We are customer-driven, so we'll look to you to be flexible about working overtime as needed.


Employee pay is determined by multiple factors, including geography, experience, qualifications, skills and local minimum wage requirements. In addition, you may also be offered a competitive bonus and/or commission plan, which complements a first-class total rewards package Benefits/Incentive Information including health benefits, PTO, 401K, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, and eyewear discounts.


Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EssilorLuxottica 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) or email


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: St Cloud

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Operations Manager, HVAC, Supply, Operations

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