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Key Supply Lead

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
  • EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
  • Over 37,000 employees

Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.


Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title

Key Supply Lead

Reports to

Global Supply & Logistics Manager


Supplier Management Scope

  • Build relationship and establish a communication platform with the supplier and report relevant findings.
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the supplier’s operation, organization and its needs and requirements.
  • Set standard agenda for frequent supplier calls all with the aim to secure best and smoothest delivery, improve data reliability, alignment among each other and common understanding of each.
  • Follow up open vendor purchase orders and secure best availability and timely delivery.
  • Create/use required reports for smooth daily operation and secure accurate visibility of purchase orders.
  • Report and manage supplier delivery performance, ensuring the correct service level (OTIF) is being delivered in a timely manner.
  • Promote monthly business reviews with supplier based on reported KPI’s.

Logistics Scope

  • Act as the key contact and business enabler between supplier and GV logistics service provider.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for logistics processes and ways of working regarding operational control of vendor purchases orders flow end to end.
  • Participate – on demand – in logistics projects towards improving operational efficiency (Carbon footprint reduction, mode of transport optimisation, transport costs optimization)

Relevant experience & Mindset

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in supply chain, logistics or other relevant fields
  • Supplier management
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • SAP
  • S&OP
  • BI & Power BI
  • MS Office Pack (Excel mandatory)
  • Experience in a multicultural & international environment
  • Knowledge & experience of logistics processes
  • Affinity with manufacturing and retail
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Communication and team building skills
  • Fluency in English


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Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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