Optical Manager JobTroy / Edwardsville, IL

Why You’ll Love This Job

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Optical Manager to oversee the daily operations of our optical facilities at both our Troy and Edwardsville, IL locations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in optical retail (or other retail) and possess excellent leadership and customer service skills.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Health and vision insurance
Retirement savings plan with company match
Paid time off and holidays
Professional development opportunities
Employee discount on eyewear and services

Salary Range: $24-$29 an hour

When you join Unger Eye Care, you become part of a collaborative team in a relaxed atmosphere that shares your passion for providing care with a personal touch to the members of our community.  Bring your upbeat personality and build a career you’ll love in this Optical Manager position at both our Troy and Edwardsville, IL locations!

Employment Type: Full Time (open to Part Time)


  • Manage, train, and mentor the optical team members.
  • Ensure exceptional customer service and patient care.
  • Oversee inventory management and product selection.
  • Drive sales performance and meet revenue targets.
  • Maintain compliance with industry regulations and standards.
  • Handle customer inquiries and resolve issues professionally.
  • Coordinate with lab technicians to ensure timely order processing.
  • Implement and maintain operational procedures for efficiency.
  • Conduct regular meetings and performance evaluations for the optical team.
  • Manage scheduling and payroll hours for the optical team.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Retail and customer service experience.
  • Team leader or management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of eye care products and services helpful (or be willing to learn).
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting (or be willing to learn).
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development in the optical field.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Type: Full Time (Hourly)

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