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Engineer - Automation Engineer

Date:  Jun 15, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

McDonough, GA, US, 30253

Requisition ID: 633825 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

Luxottica is 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 global brands; Ray-ban, Oakley 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.

To support our global business, Luxottica operates multiple manufacturing and logistics facilities across North America to support our retail stores and wholesale customers.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION 

The Industrial Automation Engineer enables innovation in Luxottica’s North America Distribution Centers leveraging a customer-driven approach. They will lead capex projects related to new automation implementations within the Logistics network and collaborates with N.A. Distribution Center Operations and Logistics shared service stakeholders to support Luxottica’s Retail, Wholesale, and eCommerce businesses.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the design, implementation, and launch of automation projects across the NA Logistics network
  • Provides frontline support to mitigate automation system outages and troubleshoots errors to support a 24/7/365 distribution environment
  • Assists in idea creations and evaluation of concepts, prototyping and then launches innovations.
  • Stays at the forefront of technology advancements impacting Warehousing and Distribution.
  • Evaluates and identifies advancements in the industry to improve customer/user satisfaction and reduces operating expenses.
  • Uses data analytics to prioritize opportunities and quantify impact.
  • Prioritizes enhancements, quantifies justification and builds business cases (as needed)
  • Realizes expected efficiency gains from system enhancement(s).
  • Harmonizes the alignment between distribution operations and WMS business systems teams to maximize productivity and throughput.
  • Helps to drive and support the design and enhancements of WMS and distribution processes.
  • Eliminates inefficiencies or service gaps in N.A. Distribution Centers.
  • Collaborates with Luxottica Global Innovation/Engineering teams to share best practices.
  • Develops internal and external network to drive value creation.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience in Logistics/Distribution environments with a focus on optimizing processes
  • Expert knowledge of Distribution Operations processes and Warehouse Management Systems capabilities including vision systems, automation, and PLC programming (ladder logic)
  • Experience in design, optimization, reengineering processes
  • Strives in a fast pace environment
  • Able to work in environment with international objectives and matrix relationships in a multinational environment

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or Logistics
  • Lean/Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • Retail and/or Manufacturing industry knowledge

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.


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