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Oakley - Quality Engineer (Supplier)

Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 605163 
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 Quality Engineer manages supplier quality.



  • Works independently to establish quality criteria, plan for implementation, and execute quality plans for all products. Includes inspection planning (PPIP), sample approvals (FAS & LS) and training on requirements.
  • Completes supplier surveys and associated supplier approvals.
  • Implements required quality metrics and uses that data to address supplier improvement and concerns.
  • Effectively problem solves production issues as they arrive, related to materials, components, or packaging product.
  • Travels independently throughout the supply base to address issues and concerns, adjusting to different work environments at suppliers’ facilities.
  • Heads up efforts for nonconforming material review and corrective action assignment to the suppliers.
  • Supports the Supplier Quality Manager in carrying out higher level requirements and projects.
  • Interfaces with upper management and provides needed feedback for important decisions.
  • Works effectively and collaboratively with others.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.



  • Bachelor's degree an Engineering discipline 
  • 2+ years of experience in Quality Engineering within a plastics manufacturing/processing environment
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g. mini-tab, etc.)
  • Exhibits a solid product and manufacturing process knowledge base and have growth potential to lead small teams (2-3 people)
  • Good problem solver - can work independently to make important decisions
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of Quality systems, Quality process controls, material performance testing
  • General understanding of Advance Quality Planning, e.g. AIAG PPAP’s
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and sound statistical application in areas such as DOE, sampling techniques, regression, reliability, FMEA, hypothesis testing etc.



  • Experience in Polymer, and Coatings
  • 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: Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Apparel, Garment, Merchandising, Management, Fashion, Retail

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