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Manager, Category Operations

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 102323 
Store #130037 LC Expats 
Position:Full-Time

 

At LensCrafters, we love eyes and we care about the people behind them.

LensCrafters is the largest optical retailer in North America with 900+ stores and as part of an eyewear industry leader, Luxottica, our love of eyes and higher standard of quality have made LensCrafters a leader in vision care for over 30 years.

With a career at LensCrafters, you’ll find yourself learning, growing, and interacting with some of the most passionate and talented people in the business. At the same time, you’ll be helping people look and see their best.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The role manages day-to-day issues and transformational initiatives in the lenses category. Scope includes assortment changes for lenses and contact lenses, introduction or evolution of lens selling tools, training for field and stores, and other projects to support the lens category growth and customer experience with lenses.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide day-to-day support to stores on category initiatives covering lenses, contact lenses, and promotions to ensure smooth operations and meet store and customer needs
  • Manage large scale lens initiatives to evolve assortment and/or lens selling practices and tools, e.g., Elevate Lens, Progressives Digitization, Lens Simulator
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams and hold partners accountable for work on lens-related topics. Own business requirements and represent lenses category in cross-functional contexts, e.g., website, CRM
  • Support lens training programs with expertise and content, e.g., Enhancements Training 
  • Collaborate with operations, field, vendors and other partners in testing and/or rolling out lenses related initiatives, e.g., Transitions growth initiatives
  • Manage implementation and sustainment of Eye Wellness Category supporting contact lens category growth and expansion

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA degree with concentration in marketing, business operations, or related fields
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional ability to collaborate
  • Ability to manage big complicated projects
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Understanding of lenses and customer experience
  • 5+ experience in brand management, product management and/or retail marketing

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Independent problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Project management certification and experience
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, take initiative, bring ideas to the team
  • Ability to hold colleagues accountable

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 contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, 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.

 

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