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Oakley - Sr Process Engineer (Thin Film Coating)

Date: Nov 21, 2018

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 87605 
Position:Full-Time

 

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.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

Position requires knowledge of engineering techniques - Plan/conduct work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Devise new approaches to problems while working closely on processes to qualify/sustain controls, troubleshoot issues and enhance operations. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide converting and manufacturing engineering leadership.
  • Ensuring the manufacturing process works at the optimum level, to the right rate and quality of output, in order to meet KPI’s (Safety, Volume, Efficiency, Cost, Yields, Service)
  • Ensuring all aspects of an operation/process meets specified health & safety regulations.
  • Develops and implement processes, tools, equipment and controls for Manufacturing
  • Evaluate current manufacturing chemicals to optimize the process using scientific principles
  • Develop, document and maintain Process Capability metrics and statistical process Control Plans and PFMEAs
  • Proactively look for and recommend process improvements by using lean principles to optimize both manufacturing and business processes.
  • Cross-functional teamwork to solve complex problems and recommend improvements (R&D, NPI, Finance, Production, Maintenance, Assembly, Customer)
  • Manage/prioritize multiple small scale projects in a dynamic fast paced environment.
  • Assessing processes for their relevance and assess the adequacy of engineering equipment.
  • Interface with internal engineering disciplines (mechanical, chemical, maintenance, tooling etc.) to ensure coordinated design and complete engineering deliverables.
  • Coordinate and lead Cross-functional meetings and follow-up actions with the team
  • Able to prepare and present projects to the Executive Team
  • Assist to Operations with training and standardization in all shifts
  • Lead and Coach Process Engineering Technicians
  • Able to benchmark global projects and lead global meetings

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • S. in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical or Manufacturing)
  • 5 + years of related work experience
  • Good communication skills and ability to interface with related departments.
  • Strong experience using Statistical Process Controls - SPC
  • Skills in Math, problem solving, creative and critical thinking
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Ability to implement processes that have delivered MEASURABLE KPI’s
  • Ability to work with teams undertaking Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Knowledge of systems / processes that ensure decisions are data driven.
  • Ability to coach and work with teams undertaking Continuous Improvement activities.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Bilingual – English and Spanish.
  • Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing Certification.
  • AutoCAD
  • 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 Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

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.

 

 Engineering 


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