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Senior Planner

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Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

Requisition ID: 166284 
Position:Full-Time
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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, Target Optical and Sears 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.

GENERAL FUNCTION 

STARS is a state of the art Merchandising Management partnership that Luxottica offers to select accounts to help them maximize their merchandising turns by managing the Assortment Planning and the related replenishment routines on the customer’s behalf.

The STARS Planner is responsible for onboarding customers to the program, plan their merchandising and manage the product and stock plans through the Oracle RPAS planning platform with the objective to maximize the retailer’s sales. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Account On-boarding
    • Interface with new accounts to understand store/product matrixes and top line current sales performances
    • Lease with the global product team to create/select appropriate assortments
    • Set up the RPAS planning platform parameters to manage stock ownership in store
  • Drives and Optimize sell out performance on assigned customer portfolio
    • Weekly Monitoring KPIs on Sales and stock ownership
    • Adjust sales plans/stock ownership to brand/item and location level to follow closely the evolution of the sales trends to increase stock turns
    • Conduct periodic business review with customers to align on performance and corrective actions
  • Reconciles Sales Sell in Objectives with Sell out trends and highlights variances to Sales and Business Planning to support and implement recovery plans
  • Actively participate in the Budgeting exercise 4 times a year building bottom ups by brands based on distribution and sell out performances
  • Manage the Phase in Phase out Brand/ SKU process 3 times a year working with the assigned customers, DC & account managers
  • Project support as needed
  • Sales Operations follow through on order flows and warehouse communication

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Informatics or Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years of previous experience on Merchandising Planning with established retailers
  • Strong analytic skills and business acumen
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to cut through complexity
  • Excellent ability to identify business issues and solve them autonomously
  • Knowledge Oracle RPAS and JDA preferred

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 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option 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.


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