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Senior Manager Strategy (Manufacturing)

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 101696 
Position:Full-Time

 

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 7,200 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

Responsible for designing and executing strategic projects for lab manufacturing network and lens supply chain for our North America brand customers. Our lab network spans across several central facilities and ~1,000 Lens Crafter stores with several hundred million in total annually operating expense. Our customers include large retail chains, eCommerce and independent doctor offices. Responsible for the success of the transformational journey in Rx operations.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the design and execution of network strategy projects
  • Support development of the strategic roadmap to optimize our optical operations network serving various customers
  • Be the independent voice and use fact-based approach to challenge top leaders on current operations and the strategic directions of our future network design
  • Develop complex analytical models and business cases for strategic initiatives
  • Perform root cause analysis and identify key capabilty gaps to help our facilities and supply chain achieve operational excellence
  • Become the expert in supply chain design and on-demand manufacturing
  • Become the expert in eco system trends, competitor dynamics and benchingmarking studies in the optical industry
  • Collaborate, consult and influence all levels of management and associates to drive decisions and result

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in business
  • Strong Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Exhibit thought leadership; strategic, independent and progressive thinking
  • Ability to formalize structure around timelines, critical milestones, and tracking mechanisms
  • Take personal accountability to drive decisions and outcomes across the organization
  • Proven effectiveness driving change in various organizational cultures
  • Experience managing large cross-functional projects to successful conclusion
  • Ability to collaborate, consult and influence all levels of management and associates
  • Ability to challenge Business Leaders at all levels while building relationships and gaining respect. Effectively navigates the organization, leveraging authority and creditability
  • Ability to excite leadership about the need for change
  • High energy, action orientated
  • Flexible and entrepreneurial 
  • Strong aspiration to be a leader in the organization
  • Imaginative – Challenges the way things have been done in the past. Generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems and promotes new ways to look at problems and processes. Listens to others to generate ideas and solutions.
  • Entrepreneurial – Sets high personal standards of performance. Establishes aggressive goals and drives for results and develops realistic plans, action steps and timetables for projects. Develops strategies to balance short-term requirements with long-range business plans.
  • Simple & Fast – Juggles many priorities and completing demands. Allocates resources in alignment with strategic priorities.
  • Passionate – Drive for continuous improvement

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA
  • 2~4 years of experience as a consultant with top strategy or operational consulting firms
  • 2-4 years of project management experience, leading strategic projects in a complex organization

 

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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