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Oakley - Process Engineer (5ML)

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Date: Jan 7, 2018

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 52468 


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 Process Engineer plans/conducts work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Devises new approaches to problems while working closely on processes to qualify/sustain tools, troubleshoots issues and enhances operations.


  • Ensures the injection molding process works at the optimum level, to the right rate and quality of output, in order to meet volume needs.
  • Ensures all aspects of an operation/process meets specified health & safety regulations.
  • Creates Block Flow Diagrams (BFD) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFD).
  • Maintains knowledge on Imms controllers usage (Arburg,Engel).
  • Uses lean principles to improve/optimize/continuously improve manufacturing/business processes.
  • Works with the team to monitor the plastic injection molding processes.
  • Takes accountability to contribute towards the successful completion of engineering tasks and preparation of engineering deliverables.
  • Performs cross-functional teamwork to qualify new tools under a compressed schedule.
  • Interfaces with internal engineering disciplines (mechanical, automation, maintenance, tooling etc.) to ensure coordinated design and complete engineering deliverables.
  • Creates conceptual designs and molding process development reports.
  • Manages multiple small scale projects in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Optimizes the Injection Molding Process.
  • Generates process sheets and process books to document the molding process.


  • B.S. in Engineering
  • 2+ years of related work experience
  • Knowledge of engineering techniques
  • Good communication skills and ability to interface with related departments
  • Ability to work on broad range of assignments with minimum supervision
  • Familiarity with LEAN Manufacturing
  • Ability to implement processes that have delivered MEASURABLE benefits on Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery
  • Ability to work with teams undertaking Continuous Improvement activities
  • Knowledge of systems processes that ensure decisions are data driven


  • B.S. in Plastics Engineering
  • Bilingual – English plus Spanish
  • Project Management/Lean Manufacturing Certification
  • Familiarity with Plastic Molding SW CAE (Moldflow,Sigmasoft,ect) and 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 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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