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Automation Vision Engineer 1

Date:  May 15, 2024
Brand:  Operations OO

Sedico, IT


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.




We are looking for young, motivated, curios and enterprising talents to join us at our Sedico Plant. 

As an Automation Engineer you will experience what is it like to lead transformation projects within our Automation Engineer Business unit. The aim of the position is to reach automation project objectives, ensuring timing and quality requirements matching process KPI agreed with Production Team, Quality Team and Plant Direction. The objective is to have a Robot and Vision System Programmer that can technically support automation suppliers based in different locations during design, installation and commissioning phase. In addition the Robot and Vision System Programmer will work directly to new automation or existing ones to improve their performance.


Here some of the responsibilities you will have: 

  • Understand and guarantee automation technical specification compliance, being able to directly work on project technical aspects using HW and SW tools.
  • Definition of requirements and technical specifications relating to the programming of automation solutions 
  • Installation, testing and start-up of automated systems
  • Respect project timing
  • Monitor performance of installed machines with specific focus on Efficiency/Cycle time improvement and propose new solutions for automatization of production flow.   
  • Being a support for Production and maintenance team on automation machines. Being part and effectively lead other team members, also remotely with different suppliers and other Lenses plants, also in different locations. Anticipate possible activities different from what was planned.
  • Being technical responsible of new installation during the initial phase with specific attention to safety aspects.
  • Vision software development for robot guidance, quality control and dimensional inspection
  • Vision system design in terms of hardware and optical setup definition (optics, lighting systems, cameras)
  • Software applications development for industrial automation using vision systems
  • Requirements and technical specifications definition related to human-machine interface programming
  • Installation, testing and startup of automated systems
  • Suppliers management for software development for industrial automation 
  • Software technical support



Each and every one of us lives, breathes and shapes the success of the company.

You know you are a Luxottican when you recognize yourself in our 4 characteristics (imaginative, passionate, entrepreneurial, simple and fast) and:


  • You do not see problems, you just see solutions
  • You love challenges and you take your responsibility seriously
  • At least 1 years of experience on similar role
  • Advanced knowledge of programming languages C# and Python and development environments such as Visual Studio. 
  • Knowledge of HTML, C++, JavaScript is a plus
  • Advanced programming and software design of vision systems (in particular robot guidance and calibration techniques) using Cognex products in the InSight environment 
  • Experience in optics and lighting (applicated in industrial vision systems) 
  • Programming and design of vision systems for dimensional and aesthetic inspection
  • Strong knowledge of industrial communication protocols (mainly Ethernet-IP, OPC, CIP protocol)
  • You are passionate about the technology trends to enable Automations processes and outcomes
  • You have strong facilitation and communication skills, you are able to present information to audiences at all levels of the organization
  • Technical skills related to robot programming (ABB/Denso preferred)
  • Capability of correct interpretation of HW/Fluidic (Mechanical drawings)
  • PLC Programming will be considered a plus
  • You are fluent in Italian and English



In Luxottica you have the feeling of being part of a “success story”, no matter where you work in the Luxottica world, you can really make an impact.

Are you ready for this challenge?

If yes, we are waiting for you.

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Healthcare

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