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The Walman Optical Company Optical Production Tech in Traverse City, Michigan

The Walman Optical Company is a successful, diversified, employee-owned business serving the ophthalmic community since 1915. We are a family of optical companies with a 100-year history of excellent relationships built on enduring trust and added value. Each of our businesses is guided by the same core principles and single vision: to be the most trusted business partner in the industry. Our core values respect our employees’ worth and contributions, emphasize teamwork and offer opportunities for personal and professional growth.

We currently have an immediate opening for a Full Time Optical Lab Technician in our Traverse City, MI location. If you have a mechanical aptitude and able to work in a fast-paced environment…we are willing to train. This is an excellent opportunity to join our TEAM…we are the #1 independent optical wholesaler in the U.S.!

Job Summary

Responsible for performing a variety of production tasks for manufacturing prescription eyewear. Employee is responsible for the quality and quantity of the work performed and is expected to know the quality and safety requirements for every operation that they perform.

Primary Duties

Machine operation and hand assembly processes in performance or manufacture of prescription eyewear. Responsible for set-up, operation and basic maintenance of equipment in lab production.


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude

  • Must be highly detail-oriented

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision

  • Previous Optical Lab experience a plus, but not required


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • LTD

  • PTO

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

If you are interested in becoming part of the Walman Team please apply online today.

The Walman Optical Company is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants. EEO/Affirmative Action Employer/Protected Veteran Status. The company grants reasonable accommodations to qualified disabled individuals in accordance with applicable law.