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Rewarding Lab & Distribution Center Careers

The teams at our labs and distribution centers move our mission forward, quite literally. With every lens they mold and box they ship, they are putting the gift of sight into the hands of patients and customers.

Explore Lab & DC Career Opportunities

Lab & DC Career Paths

Whatever your interests or skill set, we have a spot for you in our optical manufacturing labs and distribution centers operating in St. Cloud (MN), Salt Lake City (UT), Lawrenceville (GA) and Plano (TX). Wherever you land, you can count on cutting-edge technology that allows for high efficiency among teams.

Lab Technician

Our lab technicians edge, wash, polish, inspect, sort, tape and tint newly manufactured lenses for production. Both entry level and experienced positions are available in our Bench and Surface departments.

Stockroom Technician

As a stockroom technician, you’ll select the frames and lenses needed for distribution to internal production teams, as well as help us investigate and resolve order failures and defects. Entry level and experienced positions are available.

Customer Service

Customer service associates coordinate with our retail locations, vendors and other labs to answer questions via phone and email, helping to position key orders, track jobs and explain any delays.

Distribution Center

Individuals working in the hub of our distribution centers are responsible for the logistics and shipping of National Vision eyewear products as well as store resources.


Leading the teams at our labs and distribution centers are supervisors and management, who ensure associates achieve production goals through coaching, training and hands-on help.

Current Lab & DC Openings

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Our Benefits Are Anything but Basic

Associates working in our labs and distribution centers are offered a comprehensive benefits package, including traditional medical and dental coverage as well as top-tier retirement savings programs, access to educational scholarships and more.

Associate Benefits

Industry-Leading Optical Labs

Our hardworking lab teams are the reason we are able to consistently deliver affordable, accessible eye care and eyewear across the nation. Whether it’s upgrading to the most advanced tech or adding a ping pong table to the break room, we always go the extra mile to create a safe, efficient and enjoyable place to work.

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The efficiency of our labs is critical in supporting our mission to make quality eye care and eyewear more affordable and accessible. The advanced technology upgrades we’ve implemented in our labs have increased our efficiency while also benefiting the environment.

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We operate with energy efficiency and resource conservation in mind, and we leverage technology to accelerate this transformation. Between energy-efficient lighting and advanced swarf management in our labs, our eyewear isn’t just made to be affordable, but also environmentally friendly.

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Our labs are designed for optimal energy efficiency, but they also prioritize the efficiency of people as well. Our people are our greatest asset, and we always go the extra mile to ensure our facilities are a productive, safe and enjoyable place to work.