Full Job Description
Date: Nov 12, 2021
Brand: Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Dallas, TX, US, 75234
Requisition ID: 485981
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information
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, and Target 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 Sr Buyer sources the production material of Luxottica. Responsible for a group of suppliers, budgets and results. The Sr Buyer controls the supplier selection and business award process. Together with R&D, Industrial Operations, Quality and the Brands defines the needs of Luxottica.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Organizes a professional transfer / exchange of information.
Keeps the best interest of Luxottica in mind in all decisions.
Maintains a professional working relationship with key peers (Brands &Operations).
Exchanges information with key peers.
Participates / ensures participation in events relevant as there are check point quality meetings.
Establishes and drives activities to achieve the planned results.
Plans and organizes a timely, transparent, sourcing decision.
Organizes and executes the RFQ process according the agreed upon rules and processes.
Negotiates with the suppliers to achieve the goals.
Organizes the supplier contracting.
Manages the supply base to bring the best solution in both value and quality to Luxottica.
Gathers and spreads relevant information within the organization.
Manage the vendor base in the most practical way.
Wherever relevant ensures alignment with other Sr Buyer.
Interacts with relevant parts of the organization for input and alignment. (ex: R&D, Plants, etc.)
Drives high level of commonality in the supplier base of the plants.
Consolidates supplier to get maximum economies of scale.
Actively participates in new projects through interaction with R&D, Operations and Brands.
Develops activities to reach and exceed the targets for each commodity. Financial targets (ex: savings, payment terms, warehousing, commercial contracting), Quality targets (ex: ppm levels, quality contracts, supplier development projects), and Logistics targets (ex: consignment, warehousing, packaging, transport, contracting).
Have proper, up-to-date administration for price index management, RFQ management, Contract management and communication of conditions to plants.
Negotiates beneficial contracts for Luxottica by sharing information with the organization and involving all stakeholders prior to making a decision.
Consult RFQ LCC suppliers.
Interacts with the Quality organization to support and initiate quality improvement activities and determine how best to approach suppliers.
Ensures compliance with Luxottica global procedures including reporting, contracting, delegation of authority and sourcing policies.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Economics
8+ years in sourcing role(s)
2+ years managing people
Proven track record of effective purchasing in a multinational environment
Proven effectiveness in a complex matrix organization
Very Strong Analytical skills, fact and figures driven
Strong drive to deliver bottom-line results
Ability to coordinate/lead contribution from other functions like R&D or Quality
Excellent negotiating and influencing skills
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 (be sure to provide your name and contact information 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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth
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