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Supply Chain Manager - POP Displays

Date: 
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 151084 
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 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.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION 

The Supply Chain Manager (POP Supply Chain)partners with Procurement to define, implement, and manage a sourcing strategy for Wholesale/Retail permanent and seasonal materials. This entails the close monitoring of costs, quality, lead-times and planning to ensure that market needs are met. The Production Manager partners with the design team/supplier to ensure that a cost approach is used in the development of new tools through value engineering, and also makes sure all items meet desired delivery dates.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Oversees and consolidates all “marketing calendars” in order to support the “in Store Communication” team to have clear milestones and deadlines to respect “in store” delivery dates.
  • Assists in Brief Creation defining the function, specification and need of internal stakeholders (Wholesale only).
  • Liaises with Procurement for sourcing strategy implementation (vendors scouting and selection).
  • Liaises with Logistic to define the most appropriate distribution strategy.
    • Able to create both Sales Order and/or PO Rec in SAP
  • Ensures production is cost effective (value engineering approach), supervises prototyping in partnership with Local and Corporate Trade Marketing/Creative teams.
  • Oversees vendors’ production process including:
  • Ensuring products are produced on time and are of good quality
  • Setting quality standards
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programs
  • Reviewing vendors’ performance
  • Identifying training needs
  • R&D
  • Technical drawings management.
  • Liaising among different stakeholders e.g. Suppliers, Creative Department, Procurement, Demand Planning, and Marketing

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • BA/BS degree in relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years’ experience in planning/project management/Production based environment, and in a corporate environment
  • Knowledge and experience in planning and forecasting related activities within a structured framework
  • Demonstrated skills/traits including: highly organized, innovative, and high ethical standard
  • Knowledge and Experience in Sourcing Related Activities within a structured framework
  • Working Knowledge of Trade Marketing activities
  • Fundamental Knowledge of manufacturing processes for POS tools, POS Tools materials including MDF, Wood, Acrylic , Metal, Print and related finishes
  • Experience sourcing of displays, fixture materials and Print
  • Experience in managing multiple fast paced projects within a matrixed organization
  • Experience in preparing presenting reports and briefings
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Strong Excel, PP, Outlook, etc.)
  • High level knowledge and understanding of different logistic/transportation methods
  • Working knowledge in SAP

  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Experience in a retail based environment

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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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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