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Global Manufacturing Engineer

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
  • EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
  • Over 37,000 employees


Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.


Developing Careers & Potential


Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.


With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job title

Global Manufacturing Engineer

Reports to

Global Manufacturing Director

Main purpose of the role

Support RFH strategy deployment:

Co-design with OPCO’s team’s business ready manufacturing solutions (centralization targets and capacity plans)

  • define and track, on a monthly basis edging, mounting and raw lenses targets per OPCO
  • support business growth on defining OPEX /CAPEX capacity solutions with OPCOs
  • define services costs in line with RFHs budgets and OPCO’s volumes commitments
  • define OPCO’s production SLA ( quality,and service requirements, service’s costs)

Design the standard RFH network production tool core model:

    • standard lay out and organization for production (production ranges / process steps / work instructions)
    • support business growth on defining OPEX /CAPEX capacity solutions with OPCOs
    • drive the production EHS policy (safety standards, waste and recycling management and improvement)
    • define process self-inspection protocol
    • define standard maintenance protocol (levels 1,2 and 3), spare part policy management (urgent parts vs costs)

Enable interoperability between RFH: production and quality standardization

    • update the production consolidate reporting (lead time, service, remaining capacity and costs)
    • set up and manage the Production orders back up plan with RFH’s and suppliers
    • propose volumes distribution across the network considering service and costs

Evaluate solutions partner’s and non-dependency strategy

    • evaluate new edging, conveying and mounting technologies
    • elaborate the supplier’s non dependency policy based on supplier’s audit and global equipment balancing

Support RFH efficiency

Production KPI tree design and implementation

    • organization and rituals alignment
    • set up the standard KPI’s tree for production focusing on activity and production P&L

Implement new processes in link with cost controlling:

    • validate actual VSM, CI projects services or financial impact after implementation (production ranges definition)
    • update VSM, ABC model and P&L impacts

Accountable for new solutions investments and ROI

Required qualifications/ level of education

Master’s degree in Engineering

Core competencies/Personal attributes

  • Data driven
  • Leadership and unifying project teams

Key skills, knowledge & experience

  • 5 to 7 years in industrial position, production manager or methods office manager
  • SAP PP

Strong mechanical bases (automation,machining, maintenance)


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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be succesful.  

Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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