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Engineer - Product (New Product)

Date:  Feb 20, 2021
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 310302 
Store #O00271 Design Plano Lens - 1ICON FHR 


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


The Product Engineer is responsible for developing new product components through Oakley Development Phases 2, 1, and 0. Provide technical feasibility for requests from the Creative and Product teams during SKU configuration. Create components with new colors, patterns, graphics, and other decoration treatments for internally and externally produced components. Own any issues and attack them with a formal RCCM (Root Cause Counter Measure) approach. Your finish line is a new fully vetted finished product ready for manufacturing. 



  • Create development flows (cross functional processes segmented by development type)
  • Develop process metrics to ensure product project remains on schedule: development step lead time and overall punctuality to release timing
  • Create the project documentation to include, but not limited to, kickoff forms, drawings, test report, work instructions APQP validation packet
  • Responsible for identifying and leading the procurement of samples from internal and external suppliers to confirm aesthetic and functional requirements
  • Ownership of RCCM in development, production, performance testing, and assigned action items at cross functional meetings
  • Leads in Continuous Improvement projects and lean system application as assigned
  • Maintain a safe, organized and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with others
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or related Engineering Degree
  • 4+ years of experience in engineering, product development or project management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes (injection molding, assembly, automation) and general surface treatment techniques (painting, plating, pad-printing, etc.)
  • Experience with projects using Lean principles (VSM, SIPOC, Kaizen, Visual Management, RCCM, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general performance testing (environmental, mechanical, optical, etc.)
  • Good communication skills and ability to interface with related departments
  • Ability to work on broad range of assignments with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of systems processes that ensure decisions are data driven



  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with injection molding manufacturing and product development
  • Experience in consumer product, color, and material development
  • Previous consumer hard goods development/manufacturing experience
  • Experience using SAP, 3D Drafting Software, PLM
  • Lean Manufacturing certification – Preferred Green Belt or higher
  • Bilingual – English / Spanish / Italian

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 (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.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Merchandising, Procurement, Garment, Apparel, PLM, Retail, Operations, Fashion, Management

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