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Senior Planner - Supply Chain

Date:  Mar 25, 2021
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

Requisition ID: 350161 
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, Target Optical and Sears 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 Senior Planner is responsible for contributing to the profit and growth of the North America Wholesale division by managing bulk and implementation orders for wholesale customers and implementing market strategy in digital systems. Main functions include creating and monitoring production orders, ensuring customer ordering compliance, analyzing sales plans, effective problem solving, decision making, data mining. The Senior Planner must be comfortable pulling and presenting data, reviewing data to draw conclusions, and executing strategic decisions as result. He/She will liaise with sales team, marketing, business planning team, product, corporate planning, corporate market strategy, and other cross functional groups to achieve collaboration, consensus, and high level of service to the customer.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and coach procurement team for best results
  • Manage creation and monitoring of production orders, ensuring timeliness of delivery and root causing any issue that results in delayed delivery
  • Verify production order quantities in alignment with the sales plan and the market need
  • Manage production output reports and proactively identify possible delays
  • Review sales plans and proactively identify needs for procurements
  • Partner and work closely with sales and business planning to ensure alignment across teams on end to end planning for top customers and channels: from creation of the sales plan to shipment to the customer
  • Analyze and present data to leadership team on procurements and market strategy performance
  • Ensure customer ordering compliance in alignment with market strategy, and work cross functionally with market strategy partners to maintain the correct systems setup for customer ordering
  • Manage timely resolutions to ticket requests for visibility issues on any digital platform related to market strategy rules
  • Ad hoc assistance in problem solving any supply chain issue which could result in lower service level to the customer
  • Provide ad hoc inputs and analysis to others in supply chain to maximize effective decision making.
  • Assistance on supply chain projects where needed

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business/finance, or related field
  • 3+ years experience in supply chain or related field
  • Ability to manage/mine data from multiple sources to create forecast, analyze & prepare statistical reports.
  • Ability to think critically and communicate effectively through data
  • Expert PC skills especially in MS office (EXCEL, Access, Power point)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Power BI, Business Objects
  • Experience with SAP and planning software (such as DPM, SAP or other planning software)
  • Professional certification (APICS or IBF)

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.


Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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