Foothill Ranch, California

Requisition ID: 250103 
Store #O00031 Design Del Eng - 1ICON FHR 


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 Product Engineer is responsible for developing new product components through Oakley Development Phases 2, 1, and 0. Provide technical feasibility for requests from the Creative and Product teams during SKU configuration. Create components with new colors, patterns, graphics, and other decoration treatments for internally and externally produced components. Own any issues and attack them with a formal RCCM (Root Cause Counter Measure) approach. Your finish line is a new fully vetted finished product ready for manufacturing. 



  • Create development flows (cross functional processes segmented by development type)
  • Develop process metrics to ensure product project remains on schedule: development step lead time and overall punctuality to release timing
  • Create the project documentation to include, but not limited to, kickoff forms, drawings, test report, work instructions APQP validation packet
  • Responsible for identifying and leading the procurement of samples from internal and external suppliers to confirm aesthetic and functional requirements
  • Ownership of RCCM in development, production, performance testing, and assigned action items at cross functional meetings
  • Leads in Continuous Improvement projects and lean system application as assigned
  • Maintain a safe, organized and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with others
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or related Engineering Degree
  • 4+ years of experience in engineering, product development or project management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes (injection molding, assembly, automation) and general surface treatment techniques (painting, plating, pad-printing, etc.)
  • Experience with projects using Lean principles (VSM, SIPOC, Kaizen, Visual Management, RCCM, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general performance testing (environmental, mechanical, optical, etc.)
  • Good communication skills and ability to interface with related departments
  • Ability to work on broad range of assignments with minimum supervision
  • Knowledge of systems processes that ensure decisions are data driven



  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with injection molding manufacturing and product development
  • Experience in consumer product, color, and material development
  • Previous consumer hard goods development/manufacturing experience
  • Experience using SAP, 3D Drafting Software, PLM
  • Lean Manufacturing certification – Preferred Green Belt or higher
  • Bilingual – English / Spanish / Italian

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 call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, 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.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Foothill Ranch, California

Luxottica produces and distributes sun and prescription eyewear of high technical and stylistic quality to improve the well-being and satisfaction of its customers and at the same time create value for employees and the communities in which the Group operates. Every collection, every pair of glasses, is the result of an ongoing process of research and development whose aim is to anticipate and interpret the needs, desires and aspirations of consumers all over the world.

Founded in 1961 by Leonardo Del Vecchio, always involved in protecting eyes and optimising the look of men and women everywhere, the Luxottica Group is now a vertically integrated organization, producing and distributing prescription frames and sunglasses of high technical quality and style.

The constant attention paid to research and development, technological innovation, the adaptation to market evolutions in respect of people and the environment, have led Luxottica through worldwide expansion.


Product design, development and manufacturing take place in Luxottica’s six production facilities in Italy, three factories in China, one in Brazil and one sport sunglasses production facility in the United States. Luxottica also has a small plant in India serving the local market.


The design and quality of Luxottica’s products and strong and well-balanced brand portfolio are known around the world. Proprietary brands include Ray-Ban, one of the world’s best known brands for eyewear, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnette. Licensed brands include Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Bvlgari, Chanel, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Michael Kors, Paul Smith, Ralph Lauren, Prada, Starck Eyes, Tiffany, Tory Burch and Versace .

Wholesale distribution

The Group’s wholesale distribution network covers more than 130 countries across five continents and has nearly 50 commercial subsidiaries providing direct operations in key markets. 

Retail distribution

Direct wholesale operations are complemented by an extensive retail network comprising over 7,000 stores worldwide as of December 31, 2014.

Luxottica is a leader in the prescription business in North America with its LensCrafters and Pearle Vision retail brands, in Asia-Pacific with the OPSM and Laubman & Pank brands, in China with the LensCrafters brand and in South America with the GMO brand. In North America, Luxottica operates points of sale for its retail licensed brands under the Sears Optical and Target Optical brands.

Additionally, Luxottica operates one of the largest managed vision care networks in the United States through EyeMed and the second largest lens finishing network, with three central laboratories, over 900 on-site labs at LensCrafters stores, a fully dedicated Oakley lab and an additional facility based in China dedicated to North American optical retail.

Luxottica has a global retail organization to support its sun and luxury retail brands including Sunglass Hut, ILORI and The Optical Shop of Aspen. The Sunglass Hut brand, in particular, has a global presence with stores in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, South Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

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