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Oakley - Sr Quality Engineer, Helmets

Date: Aug 2, 2019

Location: Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 104656 
Store #O00163 Quality Auditor 


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. Engineer- Quality (Helmets) supports the quality aspect of Oakley MFG processes of helmets.



  • Work independently to established quality criteria, plan for implementation, and execute quality plans for Helmet products. Includes inspection planning (PPIP), sample approvals (FAS & LS) and training on the requirements.
  • Complete supplier surveys and associated supplier approvals. Coordinate and approve product release from the factory
  • Implement required quality metrics and use that data to address supplier improvement and concerns.
  • Effectively problem solve production issues as they arrive, related to materials, components, or packaging product.
  • Travel independently throughout the supply base to address issues and concerns, adjusting to the different work environments at suppliers’ facilities.
  • Head up efforts for nonconforming material review and corrective action assignment to the suppliers.
  • Participate in the analysis, risk assessment, debug and qualification of new release for the Helmet Category
  • Collaborate with Design and Development engineer from the initial step of any new helmet development to the follow up of the product performance in the market.
  • Ensure product compliance and represent the focal point to discuss and understand Standard requirement related but not limited to PPE regulation (EU) 2016/425, EN1077:2007, ASTM F2040-11 and any other Standard or that are involved in the Helmet qualification process.
  • Interface with upper management and provide needed feedback for important decisions.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with others.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.



  • 5+ years of experience in Quality Engineering within a plastics manufacturing / processing environment
  • Bachelor's degree in an Material Science or in an Engineering discipline, required 
  • Experience in Polymer, Paint and forming and injection molding
  • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma certification
  • Exhibits a solid product and manufacturing process knowledge base and have growth potential to lead small teams (2-3 people).
  • Good problem solver. Can work independently to make important decisions. Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Quality systems, Quality process controls, material performance testing.
  • General understanding of Advance Quality Planning, e.g. AIAG PPAP’s.
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills and sound statistical application in areas such as DOE, sampling techniques, regression, reliability, FMEA, hypothesis testing etc.
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g. mini-tab, etc.).
  • Project Management understanding and exposure



  • Master’s Degree
  • ASQ CQE Certification (Desirable)
  • ASQ CQA Certification (Desirable)
  • Green Belt / Six Sigma Certification
  • Lean Tools
  • Quality Systems (ISO 9001)
  • Project Management
  • Previous experience in Helmet, Protective equipment industries


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.


Engineering; Quality Assurance  

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