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Design Engineer (R&D)

Date: 
Brand:  Oakley
Location: 

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 218981 
Store #O00267 R&D Concept Deve - 1ICON FHR 
Position:Full-Time

 

Oakley.  Designed to push the boundaries of performance.  From advanced eyewear technology to apparel innovation, Oakley sets itself apart from the rest. Backed by the power of Luxottica, our athletes and customers expect the best in sports performance and Oakley employees help to fuel this drive

GENERAL FUNCTION 

The R&D Design Engineer is a member of the team that creates and delivers brand-relevant technologies to the Product Roadmap.  R&D’s core role is innovation through timely creation of technologies with meaningful consumer benefits.  This position emphasizes mechanical and structural development through rapid iteration, to support product level initiatives.

 

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Serves as a core executional element of the R&D team, relied upon for conceptualization and technical execution
  • Functions as a primary member of a cross-functional team
  • Responsible for mechanical and structural engineering of new products
  • Develops new technologies, in line with feature, performance and cost specifications
  • Executes improvements to legacy products
  • Maintains project progress by completion of engineering tasks to published timeline
  • Tests performance improvements through application of the scientific method
  • Working focus is on execution of underlying tasks within a project
  • Primary cross functional partners include ID, Engineering and Vision Performance Lab
  • Tracks assignment progress through reporting manager
  • Operates with technical and scheduling direction from senior staff

  

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or similar Engineering Degree
  • 4+yrs engineering experience
  • CAD modeling, packaging and assembly experience
  • Familiarity with polymers, plastics processing and injection molding
  • Rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing methods and design
  • Experience conducting physical testing and sample evaluation
  • Hands-on fabrication of prototypes for testing and user feedback
  • Computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word
  • Imaginative outside the box thinker with a history of problem solving
  • Simple and Fast approach to innovating, fail fast- learn faster
  • Technical leadership and strong collaboration in cross functional teams
  • Strong organizational, people, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with high attention to detail

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • 5+yrs multi-industry experience, with a focus in consumer products
  • ProE/Creo proficiency
  • Skilled in volumetric modeling and surface creation
  • Packaging and manipulation of assemblies
  • Mechanical assembly manipulation
  • FEA and moldflow simulation
  • Practical knowledge of wearable electronics product design
  • Familiarity with MIM, die casting, forging and other metal forming technogie
  • Experience conducting physical testing and sample evaluation
  • Field testing with end-users in various environments
  • Entrepreneurial spirit through constant progression and improvement
  • Passion for and participation in our core sports

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


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