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Oakley - Process Engineer

Date:  Sep 16, 2022
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 707328 
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 Process Engineer devises new approaches to problem solving while working closely on processes to improve/sustain problems, troubleshoot issues and enhance overall operations.


  • Understands KPIs pertaining to the position and specific target for each of the KPIs.
  • Uses Lean and Six Sigma tools to optimize the KPIs to meet and exceed targets.
  • Manages multiple small scale projects in a dynamic fast paced environment in addition to occasional long term (2-4 months) projects.
  • Assesses processes for their relevance and adequacy of engineering equipment.
  • Ensures that all aspects of an operation or process meet specified health & safety regulations.
  • Meets/exceeds goals by creating an aggressive project plan.


  • B.S. in Manufacturing/Mechanical/Chemical engineering
  • 2+ years high volume manufacturing experience
  • Experience in developing, validating and improving processes
  • Experience with leading root cause investigations related to scrap, customer returns, CAPA etc. and implementing permanent solutions that prevent reoccurrence
  • Proven experience of using DMAIC methodology and associated tools such as cause and effect diagrams, process map, FMEA, SPC, DOE etc.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools such as Gemba, 5S, OEE etc.
  • Willingness to be hands-on and spending over 75% of any given day on the production floor as needed
  • Good communication skills and ability to interface with related departments
  • Ability to work on broad range of assignments with minimum supervision
  • Ability to implement processes that have delivered MEASURABLE benefits on Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery


  • Bilingual – English plus Spanish.
  • Coating experience

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: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Garment, Apparel, CAPA, Management, Fashion

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