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Planner

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 92535 
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 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 AFA Planner is responsible for contributing to the profit and growth of the North America Wholesale subsidiary (OAKLEY AFA division) by performing demand and inventory planning functions on the supply chain planning team. The core function entails working cross-functionally and collaboratively with internal/external teams to create production forecasts across a variety of products and business verticals. Through effective business management, metrics reporting, data analysis and results tracking, the Planner ensures Luxottica provides consistently excellent service to our customers.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work collaboratively with local sales, merchandising and buying team to plan for new collections
  • Organize $s budget into unit/SKU level plan for buying team to execute
  • Consolidate requirements for SMU/capsule collections and align with various internal stakeholders on production schedule
  • Research sales and inventory trends, perform ABC analysis, and create different forecast models to modify and improve accuracy
  • Communicate excess, over-solds, and MOQ stock requirements to internal parties
  • Analyze stock coverages and approve requests from external business owners for transfers
  • Develop new and manage established reports for open orders, pre-books, and ATP (Active and EOL)
  • Systematically maintain assortment tables for different sales platforms
  • Provide ad hoc analysis by request

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years of experience in a fast-paced planning role
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, operations management, math, computer science, or related field
  • Ability to think critically and communicate effectively through data
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Flexible with re-shuffling priorities and willing to take direction

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain planning with exposure to inventory and demand planning
  • Advanced functions in MS excel (including VBA) and proficiency in MS Access (SQL)
  • Experience building forecast models and ability to articulate pros and cons to a wide audience
  • History of good decision making and able to see a project through completion
  • Can build effective processes and structure through changing priorities 

 

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.

 

 Logistics; Strategy/Planning; Supply Chain 


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

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