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Manager Supply Chain Inventory Planning

Date:  Jan 15, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)

Dallas, TX, US, 75234

Requisition ID: 545741 
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information


Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands; Ray-ban, Oakley and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; Lenscrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

To support our global business, Luxottica operates multiple manufacturing and logistics facilities across North America to support our retail stores and wholesale customers.



The Manager of Supply Chain Planning optimizes inventory investment and planning to achieve service level goal. The role is responsible for working capital management of USD +$10 million through maintaining a strong working relationship with buying, sourcing, brand and finance stakeholders.



  • Oversees product inventory to support brands while maximizing working capital productivity
  • Responsible for delivering Sales and Inventory plans
  • Partner with sourcing and brands to support product strategy
  • Develop sales plans to deliver strategic initiatives
  • Develop receipt plans to support sales and inventory turn plans
  • Deliver sales & receipt plans to support vendor forecast process
  • Manage the purchasing of new product introductions to ensure flow supports sales & marketing initiatives
  • Create/Deliver monthly brand inventory targets to drive sales and support global working capital strategy
  • Improve forecasting accuracy through collaboration planning
  • Maximize in-stock service level to maximize sales & meet consumer’s needs
  • Perform semi-annual inventory obsolescence review
  • Prepare COM (cost of merchandise) forecast and provide to Finance Department for profitability analysis
  • Analyze impact of supplier cost changes and prepares inventory roll forwards to account for sell off and planned purchases
  • Analyze impact of retail price increases and overall department makeup, average dollar sale and gross profit
  • Align with sourcing, engineering and quality to finalize stage gate process for new products and determine purchase order quantities for new product launches
  • Evaluate performance at a style/SKU level and forecasts sales/replenishments based on style cannibalization, stock position and expansion plans
  • Lead/Coordinate cross functional activities with other managers within the organization



  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, supply chain management, operations management
  • 5+ years work experience in production or manufacturing planning or supply chain
  • Working knowledge of supply chain Planning and Supply Chain principles
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills - able to extract conclusions from available data
  • Proficient in SAP, Excel, planning systems, MS office suite of products
  • Finance and accounting principles - able to communicate financial plans and results from a product & merchandise perspective
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills



  • Experience in optical manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in tools like Tableau & Business Objects

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Inventory, Supply, Supply Planner, Operations

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