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Sr. Automation Engineer (Robotics)

Date:  Mar 31, 2021
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 352861 
Store #O00272 MFG Automation - 1ICON FHR 
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information


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 Senior Robotics Engineer helps shape the future of automated eyewear assembly!  The Senior Robotics Engineer will be responsible for the design, programming and deployment of automation and robotics systems used in manufacturing.



  • Actively participates in design review, machine wiring, programming, sourcing and deployment on the manufacturing floor
  • Responsible for the project management of internal/external resources with Gantt charts to deliver projects on time within scope
  • Develop custom Robotics application code
  • Develop custom PLC/HMI/Robotics (programming & creation of technical documents such as IO map, user requirements, functional specifications, detailed design specifications)
  • Creates automation and machine design requirements including 3D drawing design, wiring, programming, safety features, and sourcing
  • Details control schemes with wiring and system drawings for automation projects
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies and proactively recommends revisions and/or improvement
  • Engages in project planning to identify automation opportunities
  • Prepares cost estimates and written technical proposals
  • Generates network communication protocols for various control equipment
  • Develops mechanical/electronic controls integrating assembly stations, multi-axis handling devices and conveyance devices
  • Generates appropriate documentation during each phase of the project: project scope, BOM, Gantt charts, work instructions
  • Improves standards for assembly by working with process, tooling, design and quality engineers to promote defect-free processes.
  • Interacts cross functionally from concept through test runs through the released manufacturing process



  • BS in Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent Engineering Degree
  • 5+ years extensive experience in robotics programing and applications
  • Advanced robotic programming skills on one of the following: ABB,Denso, Fanuc
  • Advanced machine vision programming and multi-Axis robotics system programming/integration
  • Proficient in PLC programming (Ladder Logic and Structured Text)
  • Experience in start-up and scaling of high-volume production, with an emphasis on ergonomic design, yield improvement, labor and cost reduction
  • Development and introduction of new automations in manufacturing plants
  • Electromechanical systems and assembly process automation experience
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
  • Understanding of sensors, robotics, complex mechanical designs and various controls for automated systems
  • Good project management skills with ability to create technical documentation and track project status and KPIs



  • CREO proficiency
  • Proficient in HMI development (c# language)
  • Proficient in 3D CAD modeling
  • Omron PLC structured text programming
  • Consumer Eyewear Industry
  • Microsoft Project proficiency
  • Lean or SPC Training

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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