Oakley, Inc.
Date Posted: 4/19/2017

Oakley - Production Planner Buyer

  • Company: Oakley, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Foothill Ranch
  • Required Exp: 0 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Oakley, Inc. is a sport and lifestyle brand, driven to ignite the imagination through the fusion of art and science. Building on its legacy of innovative, market-leading optical technology, the company manufactures and distributes high performance sunglasses, prescription lenses and frames, goggles, apparel, footwear, and accessories.

The essence of the brand is communicated through hundreds of professional and amateur athletes who depend on Oakley products to provide them with the very best while they redefine what is physically possible.

Oakley is part of Luxottica, 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 other global brands like Ray-Ban 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.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Production Buyer Planner owns and drives new product introductions within the optical supply chain. Interacts with internal partners including marketing, engineering and manufacturing to understand material and demand requirements. Works with external vendors to ensure the best value, highest quality and timely delivery for optimal inventory levels in support of production plans.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Plans and procures material requirements for various eyewear categories.
Manages suppliers to meet completion dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
Manages optimal inventory levels while maximizing production plan feasibility.
Reviews and processes MRP suggestions.
Creates purchase orders to support MRP.
Works with NPI planning and engineers on new releases to ensure material coverage of launch dates.
Expedites supplier orders that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
Develops partnership with local and overseas suppliers.
Prepares procurement reports.
Takes active part on lean activities with suppliers when applicable (Consignment Inventory, Kanban Inventory).


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


MRP knowledge
3+ years purchasing and/or planning experience
3+ years’ experience in manufacturing
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
Strong communication skills
Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize
Experience with SAP MM, PP and BW
Effective skills in financial, market, and supplier analysis
Factual and data driven decision maker
Strong analytical background with a proven ability to define and create total cost of ownership models
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software applications such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain or relevant field
3+ years’ experience in manufacturing in sourcing, procurement, logistics or inventory management with proven track record of improvement
APICS CPIM and/or CPM certified
 

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.

Job Requirements

Perks

People

Tyler Green

Field Marketing Rep
Oakley, Inc.

Paul Marsh

Sales Consultant
Oakley, Inc.

Andy Orleans

Brand Ambassador
Oakley, Inc.

Monica Trujillo

Global Content Coordinator / Sr. Merchandiser
Oakley, Inc.

Victor Northcraft

Retail Intelligence Agent
Oakley, Inc.

Bradley Margol

Global Marketing Manager
Oakley, Inc.

Alex Melgar

Sales Operations Supervisor
Oakley, Inc.

Tina Becker

Account Analyst
Oakley, Inc.

AJ SHERER

Field marketing rep
Oakley, Inc.

Lauren Formaz

Production Artist for Accessories and Apparel
Oakley, Inc.

Karin Matteo

Customer Service Supervisor
Oakley, Inc.

Tamara Weinstein

Global Social Media Manager
Oakley, Inc.

George Stiehl

Digital Project Manager & Subject Matter Expert
Oakley, Inc.

Chad Copeland

Extended Services Representative
Oakley, Inc.

Michael Vides

Customer Service Representative, Dealer Services, RX Specialist
Oakley, Inc.

Patrick Torres-Wright

Associate Creative Director
Oakley, Inc.

Sean Rosner

Workforce Management and Training Support
Oakley, Inc.

Madison Brooks

Visual Merchandising Operations Specialist
Oakley, Inc.

Christine L. Koury

RX/Sports Account Specialist
Oakley, Inc.

Kyle Holten

Digital Designer
Oakley, Inc.

Kristen Maurer

International Sales Analyst
Oakley, Inc.

John Seely

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner
Oakley, Inc.

Garrett Linfield

Quality Assurance Specialist
Oakley, Inc.

Traecy Garcia

Production Planning- Apparel, Accessories, Footwear
Oakley, Inc.

Bryce Nilsson

Financial Analyst FP&A
Oakley, Inc.

Noel Knecht

Global Omni-Channel Marketing Operations
Oakley, Inc.

Justin McClure

US Training Manager
Oakley, Inc.

Aaron P. Krempasky

Program Marketing Manager
Oakley, Inc.

Torrie Tinley

Global E-Commerce Merchandiser
Oakley, Inc.

Parissa Tavakoli

Corporate Recruiter, Talent Acquisition
Oakley, Inc.

Ryan Calilung

Director of Product Development
Oakley, Inc.

Rebecca Sichel

Associate Product Line Merchant
Oakley, Inc.

CAT BELL

SENIOR PRODUCT DEVELOPER
OAKLEY, INC.

Maggie Magellan

Global Online Go-To-Market Specialist, Product Training
Oakley, Inc.

Jonathan Gordon

Claims Specialist - Accounts Receivable
Oakley, Inc.

Mike Librach

Director of Merchandise Planning & Allocation, Apex by Sunglass Hut Division
OAKLEY, INC.
Date Posted: 4/19/2017

Oakley - Production Planner Buyer

  • Company: Oakley, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Foothill Ranch
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Oakley, Inc. is a sport and lifestyle brand, driven to ignite the imagination through the fusion of art and science. Building on its legacy of innovative, market-leading optical technology, the company manufactures and distributes high performance sunglasses, prescription lenses and frames, goggles, apparel, footwear, and accessories.

The essence of the brand is communicated through hundreds of professional and amateur athletes who depend on Oakley products to provide them with the very best while they redefine what is physically possible.

Oakley is part of Luxottica, 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 other global brands like Ray-Ban 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.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Production Buyer Planner owns and drives new product introductions within the optical supply chain. Interacts with internal partners including marketing, engineering and manufacturing to understand material and demand requirements. Works with external vendors to ensure the best value, highest quality and timely delivery for optimal inventory levels in support of production plans.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Plans and procures material requirements for various eyewear categories.
Manages suppliers to meet completion dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
Manages optimal inventory levels while maximizing production plan feasibility.
Reviews and processes MRP suggestions.
Creates purchase orders to support MRP.
Works with NPI planning and engineers on new releases to ensure material coverage of launch dates.
Expedites supplier orders that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
Develops partnership with local and overseas suppliers.
Prepares procurement reports.
Takes active part on lean activities with suppliers when applicable (Consignment Inventory, Kanban Inventory).


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


MRP knowledge
3+ years purchasing and/or planning experience
3+ years’ experience in manufacturing
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
Strong communication skills
Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize
Experience with SAP MM, PP and BW
Effective skills in financial, market, and supplier analysis
Factual and data driven decision maker
Strong analytical background with a proven ability to define and create total cost of ownership models
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software applications such as Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain or relevant field
3+ years’ experience in manufacturing in sourcing, procurement, logistics or inventory management with proven track record of improvement
APICS CPIM and/or CPM certified
 

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.

Job Requirements

Perks

Date Posted: 4/19/2017

Oakley - Production Planner Buyer

  • Company: Oakley, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Foothill Ranch
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available