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Oakley - Sr Manager- Process Engineering

Date:  Nov 12, 2022
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 773942 
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 Senior Process Engineering Manager is responsible for developing strategy and delivering recommendations on how to lower cost, while meeting all quality standards set forth by the company. The successful candidate will work side by side with Manufacturing Operations staff to identify inefficiencies in business processes and then determine the best ways to bring metrics in line with financial goals. 



  • Manages a team responsible for the development, qualification and successful implementation of manufacturing processes and equipment on the production floor.
  • Responsible for leading and implementing operational excellence and continuous improvement projects.
  • Creates strategy for the team and provides tactical guidance as needed to meet set budget
  • Coaches team on using Lean tools and Six Sigma problem solving methodologies to use data for solving complex problems.
  • Influences decisions by creating a positive working relationship with all extended team members including, but not limited to Maintenance, New Product Development, Tooling, R&D teams.
  • Thoroughly analyzes new product/process hand off and negotiates path forward when new products/processes don’t meet requirements.
  • Manages/prioritizes multiple projects in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Creates 3-5 years vision for the team by working with cross functional leadership.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing
  • Experience using Six Sigma tools
  • Ability to coach and work with teams undertaking Continuous Improvement activities



  • Master’s Degree
  • Bilingual – English / Spanish
  • CNC machine experience
  • Vapor deposition coating experience
  • Plastic Injection molding/extrusion 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: Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Manager, Garment, Apparel, Management, Fashion

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