Birmingham Optical is more than an Optical equipment supplier.
We have a mission: here our talented engineers, trainers, customer service providers and leaders are aiming to shape the future of Optical industry in the UK and Ireland.
We care passionately about preventing sight loss, improving health and the quality of life for everyone through the products and services we supply.
We are always looking for stand out people to join us and support our vision.
If this sounds like a place for you read on …

Our Values

At Birmingham Optical we incorporate our key people values in everything we do and we believe that all our people should display our core values in all that they do.

We are Passionate about our business. The whole team here have one thing in common – a passion for our industry and our products. We love great people who inspire one another.

We Enjoy what we do. We work hard but we think it’s important to take fun seriously in our day to day working lives, we want people who are excited about what they do. You only need to attend our annual conference to see that.

We know that Knowledge is important. We work with some of the best in the industry. Having other high performing team members around us means we learn from them and they learn from us.

We at constantly evolving our employee training – your manager will work with you to tailor the best path for your development.

We Trust each other to do great work  and we are trusted to do great work. The best thing about working here, our team tells us, is that you get a great deal of autonomy and freedom to do what you do best.

We always deliver. We are Committed to resolving all issues and supporting our customers through a fantastic customer journey. To do this we work as a team to support our customers to deliver progressive patient care.

We Respect each other. We have a varied team of academics, those with practical skills, service centric people and team members who provide valuable support in our back offices. None of us are the same and we don’t want to be. Here you can be yourself.

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The Benefits

We think Birmingham Optical is a great place to work and it’s getting better every year, thanks to our passion for change, but that’s not it all, along with your salary our benefits package includes:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to profit related bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays (rising to 26.5 after 5 years service)
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Access to the company pension scheme
  • Up to £125 towards your prescription glasses and a free eye test every year
  • Our field based employees also have access to a fully expensed company vehicle.

We also make sure that when you are at head office there’s plenty of tea and coffee to fuel your day!

Our Departments

We are constantly evolving at Birmingham Optical so we are always looking to recruit people that enjoy a challenge, embrace change and can help shape our vision for the future.

Here are some of the teams you could be a part of:

Customer service: roles include front line customer support, technical support and engineer scheduling.

Engineering: roles are based either at our Head Office site or out in the field supporting our customers at their own sites.

Sales: roles range from sales support administration, to field sales and key account roles.

Customer trainers: who deliver both clinical and non-clinical training. This includes our team of Optometrists who support our customers and internal teams with their clinical knowledge.

Head office support: these teams cover a variety of specialisms to support our business, including marketing, accounts, HR and our stock team.

Check out our meet the team page to get an insight into the fantastic people we already have on board.

Field Service Engineer – Northern Ireland
Full-time, Permanent

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