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Director Distribution

Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)

McDonough, GA, US, 30253

Requisition ID: 168501 


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.



The Distribution Director provides strategic and operational leadership of a high volume order fulfillment distribution center, as well provides functional excellence support for the divisional facilities. The Distribution Director ensures product receipt, storage, and order fulfillment operations through the optimization of resources and processes while achieving key safety, quality, cost, and engagement performance. The Director drives the operation, development, and implementation of key processes to ensure compliance within company policies and procedures. By using continual process improvement tools (such as Lean and Six Sigma), the Distribution Director leads employee initiatives to create and promote an environment where team members are involved, empowered, and committed to the success of the company.


  • Maintains in depth knowledge of the material handling equipment options for distribution and optimization of the life and use of the equipment.
  • Maintains in depth knowledge of the various storage medium and configurations, as well as slotting and consolidation tools and operations, in order to maximize distribution location footprint.
  • Maintains in depth knowledge of process flow and value stream mapping to drive optimization of people, tools, and resources.
  • Uses understanding of logistics and carrier performance to drive improvements in service to our customers and overall freight spend.
  • Uses financial planning and forecasting skills, for budget oversight and to project results of improvement or risk in operations.
  • Communicates effectively in a multi-functional and highly matrixed organization.
  • Establishes a work environment that reflects and operates on the principals of Eaton values of customer, integrity, respect, teamwork and commitment.
  • Fosters an environment of engagement and inclusion and team building for all associates. Acts with advocacy, empathy, and accountability on behalf of the team.
  • Demonstrates analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills with a drive for results.
  • Operates within tight deadlines with multiple priorities that are subject to frequent changes.
  • Recruits, develops, and retains a high performance team at all levels within the organization.
  • Collaborates effectively with key stakeholders to understand the business needs.
  • Inspires, coaches, and leads the team to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Ensures the right team is in place to meet both the daily business needs to operate the supply chain effectively and the long term need to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 8+ years distribution operations leadership experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with material handling equipment options for distribution and optimization of the life and use of the equipment
  • 10+ years of experience with a high volume multi shift operation
  • Six sigma green belt certification


  • Experience working with a RF based WMS and TMS systems
  • Experience leading an operation with light assembly
  • Experience with quality systems and ISO certification

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 (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: Atlanta

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