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Oakley - Automation Sr Engineer

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 100326 
Store #O00272 Mfg Automation 


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 Sr. Automation Engineer plays an integral strategic role in shaping the future of eyewear assembly automation, & leads and/or is involved in multiple phases of projects including planning, detailed design, construction, commissioning and release.


  • Lead design for medium-large projects that support new product or technology introductions by performing engineering assessments, implementing automation system configuration changes & supporting engineering runs
  • Devise new approaches to problems through adaptations/modifications of automation technical principles
  • Work with multiple disciplines, including manufacturing, process engineering, maintenance, & quality assurance to manage portfolio of projects
  • Diagnose/troubleshoot equipment issues
  • Direct/mentor junior automation staff engineers & technicians
  • Create automation & machine design requirements including 3D drawing design, wiring, programming, safety features, & sourcing
  • Detail control schemes with wiring and system drawings for automation projects
  • Design PLC/HMI/Robotics (programming & creation of technical documents such as user requirements, functional specifications, & design specifications)
  • Troubleshoot & diagnose design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies; proactively recommend revisions and/or improvements
  • Help manufacturing departments succeed through easy-to-use tooling, monitoring, and automation that improve safety, quality, productivity, delivery & cost
  • Engage in project planning to identify automation opportunities
  • Prepare cost estimates and written technical proposals
  • Generate network communication protocols for control equipment
  • Develop mechanical/electronic controls integrating assembly stations, 6 axis handling devices & conveyance devices
  • Document equipment requirements that verify & validate performance, with instructions for operation, maintenance & repair
  • Improve standards for assembly by working with engineering professionals to promote defect-free processes
  • Interact cross functionally from concept through test runs through released manufacturing process


  • BS Degree in Engineering with 7+ years’ experience
  • Experience in high volume production, with emphasis on ergonomic design, yield improvement, labor & cost reduction
  • Experience with electromechanical systems & automating assembly processes
  • Proficient in PLC programming (Ladder Logic and Structured Text) & HMI development
  • 6-Axis robotics programming/integration experience
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, & problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to coordinate & complete multiple tasks under minimal supervision
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Understanding of Sensors, Robotics, Complex Mechanical designs & controls for automated systems
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD modeling (SOLIDWORKS preferred)
  • Strong project management skills with ability to create technical documentation


  • Experience with Collaborative Robots (YuMi) and/or Denso or Fanuc Robots
  • Experience in the Consumer Eyewear Industry
  • Lean Six Sigma and/or SPC Training
  • Knowledge of Cognex, PPT, DVT, or Fanuc Vision systems


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 contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, 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.



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