Fitting Technician
Hoya Vision South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
4d ago


This is a specialised role in our fitting department where the employee will operate and utilize the manufacturing machines and equipment to do specialized fitting of frames according to the requirements and prescriptions received from customers.

The successful candidate must be focused on delivering Rx orders within the 24 hour customer delivery framework and must be willing to work shifts as per the work schedule.


  • Mounting of frames which will include (but not limited to) the following :
  • Frame Tracing
  • Manual and automated blocking
  • Lens Edging (Automated and Manually)
  • Rimless drilling & milling
  • Hand Finishing and fitting of :
  • Full rim metal / plastic frames
  • Supra / Nylon frames
  • Specialized frames such as horn, Precious metal, Wooden and other niche brand designs
  • Following the design parameters and assembly instructions from the different frame suppliers
  • Requirements for consumable replenishments are reported to team leader or managers when required
  • Pro-Actively managing and deal with process issues and reporting it to managers in a timely manner
  • Final verification of complete spectacles to the Hoya Standards
  • Mentoring and training peers and a willingness to share your knowledge with them.
  • Ensuring that the working environment is clean and tidy , to reduce contamination and meet Health and Safety Objectives, influencing everyone within the workplace.

    Educational background & Experience

  • Grade 12 Qualification
  • Basic Computer literacy in MS Office
  • At least 5 years' experience in optical manufacturing with special references to specialized frames
  • Beneficial edging experience on CNC Edging is Equipment is preferred
  • Other Requirements

  • The ability to effectively communicate in English both verbally and in writing is a requirement
  • Attention to Detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and adapt is essential
  • Good Time Management Skills and able to work in a team
  • Good Literacy and numerical skills
  • Ability to organise work as it comes in and prioritizing is essential.
  • Closing date for applications are 22 January 2021

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