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Oakley - Mold Tech III (EDM Machinist)- 1st Shift

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Date: Dec 26, 2017

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 40733 


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 7,200 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, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.



The Mold Tech III coordinates and performs all functions related to the manufacture of replacement and/or spare custom injection mold components.


  • Performs general planning, scheduling, leading and organization of all in-sourced mold component manufacture.
  • Ensures that the work is completed on schedule while maintaining quality and a safe environment.
  • Promotes a safe and clean work environment.
  • Understands and utilizes the capabilities of computer aided design and computer numerical control machining.
  • Provides support and necessary machining for engineering changes and mold/process improvements.
  • Performs Quality Control on own work and work received from others.
  • Solves problems relating to unusual material, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production process.
  • Provides final bench work and fitting of components as needed.
  • Works with Mold Design Engineers and Mold Tool Room Supervisor as needed to develop a constructive efficient relationship.
  • Programs, sets up and operates CNC EDM, Wire Edm and CNC Milling Machine in a safe manner.
  • Coordinates weld repairs and polishing as needed.
  • Reads in and manipulates CAD Designs from Solid Works or similar.


  • Technical Trade School / Journeyman's Card
  • 5+ years in the mold making industry
  • Proficient with CAD, NC programming, manual milling, grinding, turning, CNC and EDM
  • Working knowledge of molding, mold design, and material flow and knowledge of mold steels and their applications
  • Strong background in electrode design & manufacture
  • Experience with Microsoft applications
  • Experience with injection mold maintenance and repairs
  • Strong attention to detail, willing to listen and be a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight time scales
  • Good decision maker, able to work on own initiative
  • Self-motivated and task orientated
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels


  • Mitsubishi CNC EDM & Wire EDM experience
  • DMG Mori Seki CNC Milling
  • Laser welding / Tig welding experience
  • Mold Polishing experience
  • Pro E CAD Software Experience and 3D Modeling 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 contact the Luxottica HR Solutions Group at 1-866-431-8484.

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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