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Luxottica Manufacturing Engineer, Sr. Manager in McDonough, Georgia

Requisition ID: 308541

Position: Full-Time

Luxottica is 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 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands; Ray-ban, Oakley 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.

To support our global business, Luxottica operates multiple manufacturing and logistics facilities across North America to support our retail stores and wholesale customers.


The Engineering Sr. Manager manages and directs the manufacturing engineering function for a facility built around operational sustainment, industrialization, and continuous improvement for this one location. Partners with process engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, sourcing, finance, training, and quality assurance on key iniatives and operational improvement. Executes on design and implementation of systems and controls to meet corporate and facility operational metrics on quality, service, cost and productivity.


  • Provides technical leadership, direction, and guidance on improvement of existing technology, processes, and equipment reliability to support capacity, capability, and improvements to deliver service and quality results

  • Responsible for the implementation of tools, systems, and technology to maintain and improve existing operations.

  • Provides technical leadership for day to day support of manufacturing and translates technical knowledge to functional groups and training requirements.

  • Leverages lean tools, including value stream mapping, to improve overall manufacturing cycle time and WIP reduction.

  • Provides support and leadership for the validation of equipment, consumables and other process parameters or changes leading to operational and quality improvement.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to support standardization of processes and materials across the manufacturing sites.

  • Partners with quality to develop quality control plans required to sustain operation and deliver product results.

  • Develops and directs procedures and methods to ensure quality standards are met and maintained.

  • Provides engineering expertise in the areas of tooling, specifications, maintenance, and raw materials throughout the organization.

  • Builds, develops and manages engineering team capable of effectively executing operational support and improvements.

  • Key metrics focused on operational yields, WIP, productivity,equipment downtime, etc.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering

  • 7+ years in a manufacturing environment

  • 4+ yeares in managing an engineering organization

  • Experience in lean manufacturing tools and continuous improvement


  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Advanced interpersonal skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively and maintain credibility across all levels in the business

  • Experience with project management, with expertise in managing a full project portfolio

  • Constraint-based (bottleneck) skills and experience

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.