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Samples Coordinator (Traditional)

Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

Requisition ID: 495841 
Position:Full-Time
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 like 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.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Sales Operations Samples Coordinator manages all sample order entry and administrative samples responsibilities.  The North American samples team acts as the liaison between our corporate GTM counterparts and our local marketing teams to ensure our local sales force is properly equipped with the proper samples and equipment.  Our team supports collectively over 450 sales consultants within the Traditional Sales Team and our various showrooms across the country. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for all new release order entry 2-3 times a year for eyewear samples for both sales reps and showrooms
  • Creates all recall numbers supported by our product team with provided assortment
  • Provides corporate with sample bag requirements by brand prior to each release
  • Reinforces rep recalls and ensures recalls are properly processed in the system to maintain a true view of the rep’s sample bag
  • Supports all communication with rep force if for missing/replacement/sample overages after releases or transfers
  • Coordinates with the returns dept (NAASC) to ensure proper storage location maintenance systematically for financial accuracy
  • Handles all replacements for lost of stolen samples
  • Provides new release allocation/coordinates shipment timing with local marketing team/provides tracking information for release shipments
  • Supports commercial realignment strategies and sample modification execution
  • Collaborates with territory management team for strategy and brand changes commercially
  • Ensures reps are coded properly in system to reflect physical/digital/showroom/account manager for corporate tracking purposes
  • Works directly with sales operations administrator for new hire and exiting sample support needs
    • Inventory Planning to provide current status of sku’s (new, limited editions, obsolete). Performs transfers of inventory and daily/weekly allocations to maximize fill rates of orders. BI to generate weekly/daily/monthly/recurring reports.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 1+ years related work experience
  • Strong PC skills; proficient in Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Internet
    • Must be proficient in excel- intermediate to advanced level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task with limited supervision as well as works well in a team setting
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Takes initiative
  • Innovative thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well with all levels of internal leadership and staff
  • Places a high priority on responsiveness

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced SAP Skills
  • Past experience assortment management and transportation knowledge
  • Microsoft Access experience

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: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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