Luxottica Sr. Manager - Engineering Operations in McDonough, Georgia

Requisition ID: 62562

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; 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.

To support our global business, Luxottica operates multiple manufacturing and logistics facilities across North America to support our retail stores and wholesale customers.

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Project Manager requires a balance of several key disciplines to support Rx manufacturing. This position will manage cross-functional projects by understanding Rx manufacturing operations, shared service integrations, and customer business models. This role will build customer partnerships and develop new business by managing the internal process to improve integration readiness and change management regarding new product launches. Also, collaborates and leads service improvement initiatives, continuous improvement, error resolution and day-to-day order management. Develops and leads process optimization/standardization efforts across the network in areas that cross over into customer operations. Finally, this leader also supports VP through PMO functions such as weekly KPIs, meeting facilitations, peak planning and key initiative tracking.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a Project Manager for a multitude of cross-functional implementations and new product launches.

  • Serves as a change agent by leading regular reviews with customers for transformational and/or tactical improvement. Also, on Rx performance and key issues

  • Leads and manages new Rx product introductions and changes through to customer channels.

  • Lead projects and activities that drive improvement in areas that include but are not limited to service, quality, and cost. Utilizes holistic cross-functional project plans and facilitates regular progression on key initiatives.

  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of engineering initiatives to ensure smooth and efficient work within Rx Manufacturing

  • Responsibility for facilitating project status communication with end users

  • Responsibility for providing detail and summary reporting of program status including progress and completion outlook to leadership team and sponsor weekly

  • Manages an active list of priorities for customers and regularly meets with brand and shared service leaders to continually progress against those priorities.

  • Facilitates a team atmosphere, interacting directly with committees, task groups, and project teams to execute

  • Apply knowledge and experience to identify project risks, develop and evaluate alternative solutions to drive positive project outcomes

  • Conducts and manages root cause and data analysis as necessary to identify and quantify improvement opportunities.

  • Organizes weekly KPIs for ELT meetings, leads peak planning and key initiative calendar tracking

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years’ experience in manufacturing operations

  • 5+ years’ experience leading cross-functional projects, integrations and continuous improvement

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proven project management and communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS office, particularly Excel, Power Point, MS Project and Visio

  • Experience in query request requirements, sourcing of data and data analysis/presentation

  • Skilled influencer and negotiator to balance needs of Rx Manufacturing, Shared Services and Customers

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Business Operations, Manufacturing Systems

  • 10+ years’ dealing with manufacturing, store or distribution operations

  • 5+ leadership experience working with cross-functional teams

  • Six Sigma exposure and training

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 the Luxottica HR Solutions Group at 1-866-431-8484.

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.

Engineering