Title:  AEL New Product & Project team lead

Position: AEL New Product & Project team lead

Reports to: AEL NPI Manager

Location: Amata, Chonburi


EssilorLuxottica, a fully integrated player, is 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 a worldwide presence across all stages of the value chain, EssilorLuxottica has over 180,000 employees committed to providing vision care and eyewear products that meet the individual needs and aspirations of each consumer. Our unique business model and relentless pursuit of operational excellence ensures that consumers everywhere have access to products that have been rigorously tested to meet internationally recognized standards, from the simplest pair of glasses to the most sophisticated custom-made lenses and branded eyewear.

By investing heavily in R&D for cutting edge lens and frame technology, as well as reimagining the design, form and function of eyewear, EssilorLuxottica constantly sets new industry standards for vision care and eyewear and the consumer experience around it. Beyond the products we make, our company and our people are deeply committed to elevating the importance of vision as both a basic human right and a key lever for global development.

For more information, please visit www.essilorluxottica.com


Nice to know


Asia Export Labs covers 6 prescription labs in Thailand, India and China, serving 45 Million lenses per year in 50 different countries worldwide.

The main mission of the AEL New Product & Project team lead are the following:

  • Team management (training, support, load balancing…)
  • Put in place correct resources, processes and responsibility to successfully coordinate new products (Lens, HMC and Tinting) introduction & projects in Asia Export Lab. All our actions must serve and be in line with the Group’s sustainability goals and mission
  • Define standards NPI processes, both internal supply chain team and with labs / global engineering / manufacturing excellent etc.


Your day in the AEL Supply Chain team


  • New Product Introduction (Lens, HMC and Tinting);
    • Main coordinate / support & setup new products introduction process in AEL with operational teams: Supply Chain, Logistic, Quality, Engineering, IT, Finance etc.
    • Tracking progress and quality of work before distribute to requester.
    • Look for opportunities to identify and drive improvement projects/ processes.
    • Report status, risks regularly and issues to team.
    • Coordinate with all functional departments to ensure the project complete within timeline and meet targets achieved.
    • Maintaining Asia Rx Product catalog to help advocate customer needs and ensure the data is up to date
    • TPC / MIS: Ensure new product setup and new flows in the system are well integrated, set-up in Rx.net is correct for each request, make standard and clearly timeline
    • TPC / MIS: for LMS to Lead Meeting between NPI and AM team to creating functional specifications for solution and find solution together about troubleshoot during setup
    • HMC / Tinting: Be part of worldwide rollout project.
    • HMC / Tinting: Report across the team once new HMC/Tinting available and process are ready
    • HMC / Tinting: prioritization & back up plan process if needed, in particular by collecting information
  • Business C1/C2 project (Lens, HMC & Tinting)
    • Be first point of contact for AEL and support for project manager when project come to AEL, identify supply chain risk and mitigation define, product category together with quality team to start the project process properly.
    • To ensure the project complete within timeline and meet targets achieved.


Must have


  • Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in engineering/ science or any related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in multinational manufacturing is preferable
  • Projects Management experience (in particular: communication management [Organization and Negotiating skills], time management).
  • Capable to manage multi-task at the same time.
  • Proficient with MS office program (especially MS Excel, MS Powerpoint etc.)
  • Good written and spoken in English.



  • Strong in project management skill.
  • Work under pressure.
  • Proven skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Willing to learn & Quick learner (learning in the fly).
  • Flexible and ability to adapt to change.
  • Problem solving & Decision making.