Senior Process Improvement Analyst (NPI)

Luxottica Group - Foothill Ranch, CA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $67,000 - $97,000 a year
Requisition ID: 77465

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 Sr. Analyst- Process Improvement primary role is assisting the cross-functional Production Readiness Cell, Process Improvement Manager and the Master Development Scheduling Manager. Using Lean Methodologies such as Mistake Proofing, Visual Management and Daily Gemba Walks, develop IT and Lean tools to help teammates visualize problems and detect issues. Using strong computer skills, lean training and a thirst for making all things better, the analyst will be on the front line for game changing, disruptive improvements!


Analyze data for strategically addressing the following: problem identification, root cause identification, trends, measurement of key processes, improvement opportunities. Automate and Visualize Data to help other see problems real-time.
Partner cross-functionally to ensure material coverage of launch dates.
Assist management with selection processes requiring request for information and/or request for proposals including identifying vendors, developing response review criteria, facilitating the review process.
Work closely with New Product Launch team on the health of New Products. Review and coordinate MRP suggestions to support NPI launches time line.
Create timelines and coordinate purchase order placement to support NPI MRP requirements in collaboration with commodity buyer. Expedite supplier orders that delay schedules and alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
Take active part on lean activities with suppliers when apply (Consignment Inventory, Kanban Inventory). Assist with the establishment and maintenance of the new components and ensure proper SAP set-up.
Responsible for the data integrity related to planning, procurement and master data management systems. Supports detailed data analysis for Product Management group to support GTM and other related forums.
Perform risk assessments and develop contingency plans with possible alternatives and a recommendation when unanticipated situations arise.
Create and implements action plans with follow-up for suppliers failing to meet performance requirements.
Other duties and responsibilities, as needed


Bachelor’s degree with quantitative focus and leanings toward supply chain, project management, new product development or market analytics with strong computer skills OR Computer Science/Data Analytics.
3+ years of experience in analytical capacity.
Strong knowledge of SQL and other database tools including web interfaces and real-time visual reporting.
Demonstrated Lean Visual Management.
Experience with Root Cause Analysis and Preventative Actions.
Superstar in Excel; proficient in other Office tools. Experience building your own database/metric tool.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Maintain action item lists and project plans to achieve short and long-term goals. Work under high stress and tight deadlines.
Prior experience successfully doing the following: data analysis, statistical analysis, presentations, problem identification, database creation and queries.


Enterprise software experience (SAP, Oracle, or equivalent).
Product Lifecycle Management software experience such as Enovia
Manufacturing floor experience. Public speaking experience.
Experience interfacing with international partners.

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.

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