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Oakley - Mold Tech III

Date:  Sep 5, 2022
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 656502 
Shift:FHR - 2nd Mon-Fri (1P - 9P) 
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information


Oakley, Inc. is a sport and lifestyle brand, driven to ignite the imagination through the fusion of art and science. Building on its legacy of innovative, market-leading optical technology, the company manufactures and distributes high performance sunglasses, prescription lenses and frames, goggles, apparel, footwear, and accessories.

The essence of the brand is communicated through hundreds of professional and amateur athletes who depend on Oakley products to provide them with the very best while they redefine what is physically possible.

Oakley is part of Luxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to other global brands like Ray-Ban and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.


The Mold Tech III performs all functions related to maintaining, repairing and modifying frame and lens injection mold tooling to meet engineering, quality and production standards.



  • Perform preventive maintenance for frame and lens injection molding tools
  • Perform repairs for damaged injection molding tools.
  • Read and understand tooling drawings showing complex parts and assemblies.
  • Assist Tooling Manager with determining root cause of damaged injection molding tools.
  • Responsible for the correct disassembly and assembly of molds in a safe and timely manner and understand how it functions.
  • Ability to clean molds and assist Process Technicians when needed
  • Utilize measuring equipment that include micrometers, calipers, height gage, bore micrometers, etc.
  • Assist in the monitoring process to help keep a reasonable component inventory in stock.
  • Maintain all tools and equipment that are used including the daily cleaning of tool room machinery.
  • Assist in maintaining records on Manufacturing Execution System(MES)
  • Work with Process Engineers troubleshooting issues with tool or creating improvements.
  • Ability to work on the production floor with tool in press to correct any issue to keep down time at a minimum.
  • Fit up cores, cavities, ejector pins and moving parts within .0005 clearance.
  • Ability to operate a Surface grinder with in a + or - .0002 on critical details.
  • Ability to operate a Bridgeport/Lathe with in a + or - .001 tolerance.
  • Knowledge of Manifold systems Example: Mold Master, Synventive, etc.
  • Report daily activities via email to Tooling Manager and Production teams.
  • Ability to polish and bench details.
  • Ability to weld as needed
  • Ability to fit new detail and spot in.
  • Must be a team player, educate and share ideas
  • Work to a schedule and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
  • Work with little or no supervision when given clear direction.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in a tool room involving plastic injection mold repair or mold maintenance.
  • 5+ years of experience using hand operated tool room equipment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of mold and die components and their respective characteristics.
  • Ability to read and understand tooling drawings.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels



  • Tool making certificate working in die cast or plastic injection molding
  • SAP or other CMMS experience. Prototype Tool making experience
  • Injection Molding process Experience
  • Toolmaker/Mold Maker Journeyman certification preferred
  • Trade School or College
  • Must either own or be able to obtain basic hand tools required to complete job responsibilities.

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 (be sure to provide your name and contact information 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: Apparel, Garment, Merchandising, Retail, Fashion

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