Warby Parker is hiring a

Finishing Manager, Hudson Valley

Sloatsburg, United States

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of our first-ever in-house optical lab in Sloatsburg, New York. As a vertically integrated brand, this lab is the next step in continuing to provide a remarkable customer experience, allowing for more sustainable growth across our supply chain. We’re looking for an experienced and exceptional Finishing Manager to join our core management team. This person will oversee a high-performing team of finishing employees and all job production within the department.

What you’ll do: 

  • Oversee all job production in finishing department from edging to completed job shipment
  • Train and oversee lens insertion, quality control, and kitting
  • Manage and develop all finishing department employees
  • Support the Maintenance team and help calibrate edgers as needed
  • Resolve bottleneck issues that arise during production and maintain continuous production flow
  • Manage and report on breakage and materials waste for the department
  • Report on team KPIs
  • Oversee all continuous process improvement initiatives for the team
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Work with Corporate Supply Chain Team on any issues related to order allocation

Who you are: 

  • Equipped with 5+ years total work experience, with 3+ years optical industry experience
  • Edging experience in a high-volume operation
  • Totally obsessive about quality and diligent about the QC/QA process.
  • Highly analytical and has experience reporting on key metrics and root cause analysis via performance scorecards
  • Great with people and you enjoy teaching and training—and are able to resolve any personnel issues
  • You enjoy working with your hands and are mechanically inclined
  • Focused on continuous improvement and always looking for opportunities to improve

Extra credit: 

  • Bilingual English and Spanish
  • Lean or Six Sigma experience
  • CPR certified
  • College degree, technical training

About Warby Parker:

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By engaging directly with consumers, we’re able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including prescription lenses and shipping.  We focus on the bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of our company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

In 2015, Fast Company named us the #1 Most Innovative Company. We’re also a certified B Corporation, which means that we are held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Parental leave policy 
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)