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Oakley - Quality Engineer (Product Reliability)

Date:  Nov 16, 2022
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 776002 
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 Reliability Engineer supports the business operational needs of the company through engineering activities that drive prevention, detection of defects at earliest phase of product design, continuous improvement & customer satisfaction.



  • Develop and implement reliability analysis, design, validation and assessment methods to support successful new product introductions based upon risk analysis
  • Perform various analysis – e.g. reliability allocation, design FME(C)A, warranty collation and reporting, etc.
  • Responsible for performing the product qualification-testing plans, including functional testing, reliability and durability testing, and CE compliance testing
  • Complete product release activities in accordance with phase gate exits and production schedules
  • Work with Test Engineers to implement new test equipment and method based on product reliability specification.
  • Provide technical supports to improve existing product reliability
  • Adopt the domestic and international standards and specifications for applicable products for quality improvements
  • Works with Development Engineering and R&D to perform product design reviews (for reliability, safety, regulatory compliance etc.)
  • Work independently with project team members to develop, design, control, deliverables including reliability plans, performance requirements, quality plans and test methods
  • Perform root cause analysis through Design of Experiment (DOE) for failures happened in reliability testing and/or field
  • Write and review detailed technical analysis reports
  • Provides technical training to lab technicians
  • Works safely and maintains a safe, organized and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Reports safety hazards and work-related injuries to supervision immediately
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with others
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • 3+ years’ quality, product, development or manufacturing engineering experience
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and sound statistical application in areas such as DOE, sampling techniques, regression, reliability, FMEA, hypothesis testing etc.
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g. mini-tab, etc.)
  • Demonstrated passion for solving problems and operational excellence
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Basic project management experience and process improvement
  • Must be professionally agile and very comfortable partnering up, down and across a complex business
  • Self-motivated individual, able to achieve high impact in an unstructured environment
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills, can synthesize problems and easily report them to management



  • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma certification

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, Merchandising, Apparel, Garment, Management, Fashion, Retail

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