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Sr Planner (FGX)

Luxottica Group SpA

Luxottica Group SpA

Rhode Island, USA · Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023
Date: Sep 1, 2023
Brand: Essilor and Subsidiaries

Providence, RI, US, 2903

Requisition ID: 814864

At FGX International, we are a leading global designer and marketer of non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses. Our groundbreaking products help correct, protect and frame the beauty of one of our most precious sensory organs – our eyes. Featuring Foster Grant®, our premiere eyewear brand with over 90 years of heritage, our company continues to design stylish yet affordable eyewear for consumers around the world.When you join FGX, you get to bring your vision every day.

FGX International is part of EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses.


The Sr Supply Planner is responsible for all aspects of customer inventory supply from the flow of inventory and ensuring the fulfillment of customer orders to managing all retailer projects for new product introductions and updates from item set up through delivery to FGX facilities. The Sr. Supply Planner is also responsible for coordinating key Supply Chain related activities with other cross functional departments.


  • Identify and resolve supply exceptions by expediting purchase orders and re-allocating existing inventory
  • Make purchase decisions based on target inventory levels, order fill rates and demand variables
  • Work closely with Demand Planning to ensure demand plans are up to date and consistent with recent trends or retailer intel
  • Work closely with the Company Distribution Center and Retail Operations teams to ensure target order fill rates are being met for daily customer orders
  • Monitor receipts and transfers in order to ensure the timely delivery and availability of product in addition to the department’s inventory plan
  • Manage new program introductions from purchase through receipt to meet customer specifications
  • Constant dialog with commercial team on projects key dates and other milestones
  • Prioritize and coordinate with the distribution center on all inbound freight and inventory transfers needed for replenishment with the distribution center
  • Lead key ad hoc Supply Chain projects beyond specific account responsibilities
  • Compile and publish inventory reports to SCM management team
  • Partner with the commercial team and sku reduction manager on update plans to minimize E&O creation and maximize inactive consumption
  • Identify inefficiencies and create process improvement where necessary
  • Lead process documentation and training of new employees
  • Assist with compiling and reviewing data for S&OP process, internal forecast meetings and customer meetings


  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in a business setting
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism and the ability to interact with internal and external customers across all levels of an organization
  • Proficient with MS Office programs with intermediate Excel knowledge
  • Fluent English (both spoken and written), other language is a plus
  • Strong analytical and business partnering skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Autonomous, with strong ability to work effectively in multi-cultural, geographically dispersed, virtual teams.
  • Influencing skills and project management experience in a matrix and complex organization, covering multi-region scope
  • Perseverance - Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish
  • Time Management - Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; can attend to a broader range of activities


  • Strong leadership skills- ability to lead others on supply planning team as well as take the lead on projects that require collaboration across multiple departments
  • Drive resolution of issues- demonstrates the ability to and understanding of how to best resolve open issues in a way that has minimal interruption to the business

Employee pay is determined by multiple factors, including geography, experience, qualifications, skills and local minimum wage requirements. In addition, you may also be offered a competitive bonus and/or commission plan, which complements a first-class total rewards package Benefits/Incentive Information including health benefits, PTO, 401K, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, and eyewear discounts.

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EssilorLuxottica 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 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner) or email

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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