Title:  Senior R&D Engineer

Position: Senior R&D Engineer

Reports to: Asia R&D Manager

Location: Lat Krabang, Bangkok


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


Your day in the R&D team

The R&D Polymer thermo-mechanics expert is a key role in R&D Thermoset group to manage or support programs with his/her high knowledge in polymer thermochemical and mechanical characterization and skills in relevant characterization methods.

  • In charge of R&D programs: plan, design and conduct research programs and projects for the development of new techno bricks or new product concept based on chemical and physical properties with the help of R&D manager.
  • Generate new ideas; propose new technical options, carry exploratory work, study IP opportunities and support IP team when necessary.
  • Capitalize results as necessary for the various programs/projects, reporting to R&D Manager and team on a regular basis (staff meeting and program reporting).
  • Self-develop relevant scientific knowledge and technical expertise in relevant fields (application reports, literature update, exchanges with team, participation to symposium, etc.)
  • Work as a team in a multi-disciplinary and international research group.


Must have

  • Master's degree or PhD, in Polymer Science, Polymer Engineering, Petrochemical Technology, or related discipline
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a related field
  • Experience in manufacturing world is preferable.
  • Strong on analytical skills, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Project management, Process control, Statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrate a high adaptability (various production environments, relationship with different interlocutors, large variety of troubles, ...)
  • Excellent in English (read, write, speak)
  • Good in presentation skills.