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Supply Planner (6-9952281)

Company: Essilor of America, Inc.
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*High Impact Supply Chain Role for a Planner with a Few Years of Experience or a New Graduate with the Drive to Learn*

*Strong Training - Professional Development - Wide Visibility - Advancement Opportunities*

If you bring a solid background in supply chain, business or merchandising, combined with excellent Excel skills, strict attention to detail and the ability to balance multiple priorities and work with a variety of stakeholders, the role of Supply Planner offers you multiple opportunities. You will:

* Join a *strong team* of planners where you can *learn and develop* your skills and enhance your experience. This is a *hybrid role* role with a mix of in-office and home-office hours.
* *Enjoy visibility* as you interact with multiple local, regional and global stakeholders and the distribution center.
* Be part of a *respected and rapidly growing* global organization with a strong and stable financial profile.
* Enjoy a *vibrant culture *along with the *stability and resources* of FGX International and our global parent company EssilorLuxottica -- the world's largest player in the eyewear industry.
* Earn *competitive compensation* and an *exceptional mix of first-rate benefits*, including medical, dental and vision insurances, a 401(k) plan, and more.
* Become part of an organization driven by a threefold mission: Improving lives by improving sight, innovating for better vision, and reaching the 2.7 billion underserved.

*Mission - Purpose of the Job*

Reporting to the Manager of Supply Planning, as Supply Planner, you will be responsible for the flow of inventory to ensure the fulfillment of customer orders. You will review inventory levels for styles between customers and schedule manufacturing orders to move inventory.

*Key Responsibilities*

* Identify and resolve supply exceptions by expediting purchase orders, re-allocating existing inventory and establishing safety stock parameters
* Make purchase decisions based on target inventory levels, order fill rates and demand variables
* Work closely with the Company Distribution Center and Customer Service teams to ensure target order fill rates are being met for daily customer orders
* Monitor receipts and transfers 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
* Ensure product arrives to meet customer dates and specifications
* Other duties as required


To qualify for the role of Supply Planner, you will have:

* Bachelor's degree
* 0-5 years of experience in a business setting. We will consider recent graduates with a supply chain, business and/or merchandising background / focus
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel skills to handle complex and large data sets from multiple sources (e.g., creating and editing files, comparing data, troubleshooting, reporting, formulas, VLOOKUPS, pivot tables, etc.)
* Strong analytical skills with keen attention to detail
* Strong written and verbal communication skills with fluency in English; other language is a plus
* Strong business partnering skills, demonstrated professionalism, and the ability to interact with internal and external customers across all levels of the organization
* Excellent time management skills to handle multiple, sometimes comflicting priorities and a high volume of emails

*FGX International*, an Essilor company, is the world's leading designer and marketer of non-prescription reading glasses, optical frames and value-priced sunglasses, with a portfolio of established, highly recognized eyewear brands including Foster Grant -, Sight Station -, Magnivision -, Gargoyles -, Corinne McCormack - and SolarShield -. FGXI is headquartered in Smithfield, Rhode Island. *Essilor of America, Inc. *is the leading manufacturer of eyeglass lenses in the United States, employs more than 7,000 people and operates the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S. Essilor of America, Inc. is a subsidiary of Paris-based Essilor International. Essilor manufactures optical lenses under the Varilux -, Crizal -, Transitions -, and other brands, and our products are worn by one billion people daily.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $62,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Essilor of America, Inc., Providence , Supply Planner (6-9952281), Other , Smithfield, Rhode Island

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