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KERING EYEWEAR Regional Samples Planning Coordinator

Kering Eyewear - Regular
BRIDGEWATER - United States of America

About us Kering Eyewear is the world leader in Luxury and Hi-End Eyewear (Frames & Sunglasses), developing a unique ‘ensemble’ of powerful brands. We design, develop, manufacture and market to customers and consumers, the most desirable frames and sunglasses in two fast growing segments: Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle. Through our industry expertise, we empower our brands to go beyond their limits in this high potential business category, supporting their capacity to lead and innovate in Eyewear, to realize their artistic and financial potential, in the most imaginative and sustainable manner.

We are currently seeking a Regional Samples Planning Coordinator who will report to the VP of Sales Operations as part based out in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Your opportunity
Manage the regional samples process in a comprehensive, innovative, timely and accurate fashion. Work along with supply chain, planning and logistics (Regional and Headquarter) to deliver service excellence. Ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures.

How you will contribute

  • Own the regional samples and selling tools budgets
  • Own the entire samples process and policy at regional level
  • Be responsible for samples-related KPIs 
  • Manage the entire samples order portfolio
  • Maintain and cross-functionally enforce samples calendars at regional level
  • Manage the samples delivery flow by liaising directly with planning, logistics and internal customer while acting 
  • As first point of escalation in the event of any query/issue
  • Analyze and coordinate quarterly core assortment reviews and samples recalls 
  • Coordinate and manage annual samples inventory with brand ambassadors and showrooms
  • Supervise samples returns in compliance with agreed procedures
  • Supervise samples transfers between brand ambassadors and showrooms
  • Support regional sales events and showrooms from ensuring completeness and on time delivery of samples to samples requests from sales team, event set preparation and coordination of event logistics
  • Own and manage the samples set warehouse storage location
  • Coordinate warehouse and transportation activities related to samples management
  • Supervise customer master data ensuring timely maintenance, accuracy, completeness and integrity of all information
  • Act as first point of escalation in case of commercial, logistics, product claims related to samples
  • Maintain, continuously identify and recommend opportunities for process improvement

Who you are

  • 2+ years of work experience preferably in a B2B fashion environment
  • Sales support and logistics experience within a controlled environment of advantage
  • Experience with SAP implementation and/or use of advantage
  • Master degree in Supply Chain or business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • Good business knowledge of pre-sales and order-to-cash flows
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis on Excel 
  • Working knowledge of SAP of advantage
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Collaborative team player
  • Decision maker
  • Problem solver
  • Result-driven 
  • Curious and innovative 
  • Passionate and enthusiastic

Why work with us?
This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering Eyewear adventure and and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Company in a global Luxury Group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.  

  • Full time
  • North America
  • United States of America

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