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Oakley - Sr. Production Planner Buyer (Production)

Date:  Nov 16, 2022
Brand:  Oakley

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 776243 
Store #O00158 Purchasing - 1ICON FHR 
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information


Join Team Oakley and be part of a team that pushes the boundaries of performance in sport and fuels the drive of athletes. Oakley offers products and technologies designed to meet the performance needs of the world's best athletes, enabling them to compete at the highest level possible.


The Sr. Production Planner Buyer is responsible for planning and executing the department’s plan for product introductions in Manufacturing.  This position interacts with internal partners including marketing, engineering and manufacturing to understand material and demand requirements.



  • Analyze, plan and execute all the material requirements for various eyewear categories, including active eyewear
  • Responsible for building and fostering supplier relationships to ensure that completion deadlines are met per the master sales forecasts or customer orders
  • Using data and systems, manage inventory levels to maximize manufacturing production plans
  • Review and coordinate MRP suggestions to support MPS time line
  • Partner with Planner Buyer(s) to create purchase orders to support MPS requirements and production goals
  • Responsible for expediting highly critical supplier orders that can have a significant delay and/or financial loss to the business as a result of unforeseen conditions
  • Develop and maintain strong partnership with local and overseas suppliers to ensure the best value, highest quality and timely delivery for optimal inventory levels in support of production plans
  • Using available data, prepare procurement reports for Management team
  • Lead and/or participate in lean activities (Consignment Inventory, Kanban Inventory)
  • Partner with NPI team to support/lead Table of 4 project initiatives
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Procurement, Business or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in Production purchasing and/or planning and MRP in a manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years in procurement and managing strategic purchases with proven record of improvement
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Experience with SAP MM, PP and BW
  • Factual and data driven decision maker with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software applications such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word



  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering or related field
  • APICS CPIM and/or CPM certification
  • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma certification

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: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Procurement, Supply Chain, Buyer, Management, Operations

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