Title:  End to End Validations Engineer

Position: End to End Validations Engineer

Reports to: End to End Validations manager

 

Location: Amata, Chonburi Thailand

 

Essilor is the world leader in ophthalmic optics with a presence in 100 countries. The Group designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of vision care solutions that help to correct, protect and prevent risks to the visual health of around one billion people worldwide.

In line with its mission to improve lives by improving sight, Essilor allocates more than €200 million to research and innovation every year to widen access to eyewear that is tailored to each person’s unique visual needs and lifestyle. It leverages a world class supply chain including 33 plants, 490 prescription laboratories and made to measure finishing facilities. The Group also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals.

Sustainability is at the heart of Essilor’s mission, with healthy vision for all contributing to several of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  Essilor was recently recognized in Fortune’s Change the World list, for the progress it is making in addressing the issue of visual health as part of its core business strategy. All employees of Essilor will help to deliver in sustainability and carry out our mission.

 

Nice to know

The mission of this role is to handle project validations in the Asia Zone for Mass production and Rx industrial labs. Main activities will be linked to New Products Introduction / Industrial Projects (process, raw material validations).

 

Your day in the E2E validations team

1) Projects

•             Understand/manage the innovation cycle & validation process for assigned new products (design, lens, material, coating, complex system, digital solution, services) & new technologies

•             Specification (product & process) validation to product requirement (safety, regulation, claim, consumer benefit and satisfaction)

•             Knowledge of Quality tools & methodologies (concept analysis, risk assessment...)

•             Prepare documentation needed in terms of project approvals (Risk analysis, Test plans, Development Review…)

•             Liaise with production, engineering departments, other quality departments (plants, corporate, Innovation Quality, GE, R&D, market, NE, Transitions…) for any quality issues / qualifications.

•             Support project teams on root cause analysis / follows up preventive and corrective action plans.

 

2) Tools / communication

•             Ensure the proper tools and steps are used in validations.

•             Be a reference in terms of validations processes and risk analysis for the zone and support plants in case of concerns/questions. Ensure training on those topics when needed.

•             Update and maintain the project validation database.

•             Ensure the right communication in a timely manner with the team, plants, WW Manufacturing Quality, Innovation Quality, GE…

 

3) Continuous Improvement Activities

Develop a continuous improvement mindset, propose and work with engineering/plants on improvement.

 

Must have

•             Bachelor degree in Engineering, Chemistry science, or related field.

•             Excellent in English (read, write, speak)

•             Technical knowledge on: Quality systems, process control, Statistical analysis

•             Capacity to manage data coming from multiple sources (technical & commercial)

•             Data interpretation & synthesis

•             Proficient in MS Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MiniTab)

 

Desirable/Preferable:

•             Cosmetic inspection, process and optical knowledge

•             Problem solving methodology

•             Knowledge of tools for data analysis

 

30% of time travelling is required