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Operations - Manager- Production

Luxottica Group SpA

Luxottica Group SpA

Groveport, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023

Operations - Manager- Production

Date:  Oct 12, 2023
Brand:  Essilor and Subsidiaries

Groveport, OH, US, 43125

Requisition ID: 822879 

We are EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. The Company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.


With over 180,000 dedicated employees in 150 countries driving our iconic brands, our people are creative, entrepreneurial and celebrated for their unique perspectives and individuality. Committed to vision, we enable people to “see more and be more” thanks to our innovative designs and lens technologies, exceptional quality and cutting-edge processing methods. Every day we impact the lives of millions by changing the way people see the world.


Our unique business model and relentless pursuit of operational excellence ensures that consumers everywhere have access to products. Balancing speed, efficiency and proximity, the Company manages a global supply chain with cutting-edge technology, based on centralization for frames and on a capillary network for lens finishing and prescription laboratories. Greasing the wheels behind the scenes, our people in Operations are the backbone of our Company.


Operations managers are responsible for the technical management, supervision, and control of industrial production processes.



  • Monitor workflow in production areas.
  • Maintain a continual follow-up program to ensure adherence to procedures in all areas.
  • Monitor quality of department incoming and outgoing work.
  • Plan and schedule staffing requirements needed in order to meet specific quality standards and production objectives in all areas.
  • Provide direction and support to shift supervisors and production teams to ensure a profitable, cohesive production operation.
  • Analyze workflow, yields, manpower requirements, production restraints and quality issues. 
  • Identify problems and develop solutions to continually improve the operations.
  • Provide routine reports to management on process and production variances and action plans to continuously improve the process.
  • Provide direct support to customer service.
  • Implement Lean Six Sigma projects.
  • Determine training requirements and ensure all training needs are met.
  • Be a safety steward and ensure safety is always the #1 priority.
  • Mentor a team of supervisors and promote a people first culture.
  • Prepare written performance evaluations and discuss progress with appropriate supervisors
  • Provide direct support, feedback and training to first shift supervisors and group leads.



  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing both exempt and hourly employees in fast-paced manufacturing environments required
  • Optical Industry production management experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent process control knowledge and a track record in reducing process variability and improving process yields through utilization of lean and/or six sigma methodologies
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office


Employee pay is determined by multiple factors, including geography, experience, qualifications, skills and local minimum wage requirements. In addition, you may also be offered a competitive bonus and/or commission plan, which complements a first-class total rewards package Benefits/Incentive Information including health benefits, PTO, 401K, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, and eyewear discounts.


Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EssilorLuxottica 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 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner) or email


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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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