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Lens Polisher (Optical)

Aliases: Lens Grinder, Polisher, Lens Finisher

Industry/Sector(s): Optical Products


JOB DESCRIPTION 
The tasks a Lens Polisher (Optical) is expected to perform include:
  • Setting and operating the machine to polish surfaces of lens blank to high lustre
  • Selecting and fitting felt-lined polishing mould of required size and curvature on lower spindle of machine
  • Positioning block on which lens blanks are mounted against polishing tool
  • Starting the machine and applying rouge or any other polishing compound to disc periodically during polishing process to polish blank to required level of lustre
  • Stopping the machine and removing block from machine and examining blanks for defects
  • Operating battery and cylindrical polishing machines, if required
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not part of this job
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from company to company
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL), and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Minimum – 10th standard pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 
  • Knowledge of operating the polishing tool
  • Proficient in positioning block on which lens blanks are mounted against polishing tool
  • Adept in applying rouge or any other polishing compound to disc periodically to polish blank to required level of lustre
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 
  • Knowledge of operating battery of polishing machines 
  • Knowledge of operating cylindrical polishing machine
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • All schools across India
  • All ITI across India 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://dget.gov.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/Lens_prism_grind_MLG.pdf 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 
  • For freshers – ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month 
  • For candidates with 1/2 years of experience - ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 20,000 per month 
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Optical lens manufacturing companies across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Lens Grinder
  • Polisher
  • Lens Finisher
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7315.1400 Lens Polisher (Optical)
ISCO 2008 7315 Glass Makers, Cutters, Grinders and Finishers
NIC 2008 32507 Manufacture of ophthalmic goods, eyeglasses, sunglasses, lenses ground to prescription, contact lenses, safety goggles etc.
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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