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Process Engineer (Paint)

Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 198902 
Store #O00215 Paint Graph Indirect - 1ICON FHR 


Oakley.  Designed to push the boundaries of performance.  From advanced eyewear technology to apparel innovation, Oakley sets itself apart from the rest. Backed by the power of Luxottica, our athletes and customers expect the best in sports performance and Oakley employees help to fuel this drive


The Process Engineer (Painting) is required to have adequate knowledge and experience to provide engineering support for the processes and equipment in the paint operations for meeting customer requirements.



  • Plan/conduct work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Devise new approaches to problems while working closely on processes to qualify/sustain tools, troubleshoot issues and enhance operations
  • Knowledge of process variables related to paint operations
  • Apply Lean principles to improve/optimize/continuously improve manufacturing/business processes
  • Partner with the team to monitor painting processes
  • Accountable for contributing ideas/knowledge towards the successful completion of engineering tasks and preparation of engineering deliverables
  • Team player and responsible for working across functional groups to qualify new processes/ materials under a compressed schedule
  • Liaison between the Painting department and other internal engineering disciplines (design, development, planning, automation, maintenance, tooling etc.) to ensure smooth transition of product and process changes in production
  • Create tool and fixture designs
  • Manage multiple projects in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Provide training and supervision for the Process Technicians and PM activities in the group
  • Develop plans for optimizing painting processes and equipment for cost reduction and quality improvement
  • Generate process sheets and process books to document processes.
  • Work safely and maintain a safe, organized and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related Engineering field
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on broad range of assignments
  • Knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing and Six Sigma Problem solving Methodology.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement processes that have delivered measurable benefits on Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery
  • Ability to work with teams undertaking Continuous Improvement activities
  • Ability to use systematic approach for Root Cause Analysis and demonstrated knowledge of systems/processes to ensure data driven decisions



  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Bilingual – English / Spanish
  • Project Management/Six Sigma/ LEAN Manufacturing certification
  • Familiarity with Minitab Software to perform/analyze design of experiments

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 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option 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

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