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Date: Jan 14, 2018

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 48884 


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 Product Manager helps daily deliverables to meet the overarching category strategy. The Product Manager works together with the Senior Product Manager and Category Manager to bring seasonal collections to life and manages them through their entire life cycle.


  • Manages product calendar for all critical deadlines including design & development reviews, style buy ready status, samples, seasonal catalog, etc.
  • Reviews strike-offs/eden prints/protos, tracks changes and provides clear directional comments to design and development.
  • Tracks costs, margin, pricing, forecast and actual performance for your respective categories.
  • Responsibility for line plan, master data, production handover meetings.
  • Gathers and prepares seasonal line plan presentations, tech sheets and other GTM/ sell-in materials.
  • Leads the creation of seasonal product catalogs including product / technology storytelling and creative around line presentation.
  • Maintains & manages product samples through their lifecycle.
  • Researches and gathers insights from the market for specific categories.
  • Conducts marketplace research and presents new market opportunities.
  • Assists in seasonal line planning ideation and development.
  • Assists in creating seasonal product briefs.
  • Attends and participates in all relevant merchandising, design, and category meetings for respective categories.
  • Uses strong leadership skills to create cross-functional partnerships.
  • Maintains intimate understanding of the Brand and our core consumer.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as needed.


  • BA/BS in Engineering, Business Administration or Marketing
  • 5+ years in product management role
  • Proven ability to drive a product line through a strong growth stage
  • Ability to effectively create and manage processes
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial perspective on business
  • Strong analytical aptitude and computing skills


  • Experience with SAP Software


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.


 Marketing; Product Design; Product Development; Strategy/Planning 

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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