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Senior Key Supply Lead

Brand
Schiphol
Location
Schiphol
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 36,000 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 700,000 store visitors per day
  • ~16 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2017: EUR 3,5 billion
  • EBITDA 2017: EUR 552 million
  • Over 36,000 employees

 

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.

Main purpose of the role

  • Build relationship. Establish daily/weekly communication with the supplier and report relevant findings. 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 other processes and procedures

  • Understand the OSP (OpCo Supply Planning) as per individual OpCo input; Secure the OSP/Sales Orders is being processed into vendor purchase orders according to agreed procedures.

  • Follow up open vendor purchase orders and secure best availability and timely delivery.

  • Understand the Supplier allocation and production schemes

  • Provide input and (try to) influence where needed to deliver the products according to the agreed timeframe

  • Secure timely and proper feedback on open vendor purchase orders into GVSC and/or OpCo

  • Create/use required reports for smooth daily operation and secure accurate visibility of purchase orders to OpCo’s

  • Focus on continuous improvement

  • Project team member: support any projects that are being run

Developing Careers & Potential

We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the 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.

Responsibilities

The core responsibility of the Key Supply Lead will be:

  • Manage supplier management process

  • Manage supplier delivery performance; Ensure the correct service level (OTIF) is being delivered to the OpCo in a timely manner

  • Secure (vendor purchase order) data quality

  • Report supplier performance based on KPIs

  • Set up and proceed frequent (weekly/monthly) calls with suppliers

  • Develop long term trust relationship with the supplier

  • Serve as the link of communication between the supplier and GVSC Headquarters

  • Resolve any issue faced by the OpCo/Demand Team or supplier and maintain trust

  • Acquire a thorough understanding of the supplier’s operation, organization and its needs and requirements

  • Act as the key contact and business enabler between supplier and GV logistics service provider operating in Asia

  • Continuously improve the supply chain by leading or supporting in development projects

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for Supply Chain processes and ways of working, specifically for Supply Management, planning & logistics

  • Reduce E2E replenishment leadtime from 6 to minimum 3 months

Key Deliverables

  • Have the Supply Management processes under control, accurate and reliable

  • Reduce E2E replenishment leadtime from 6 to minimum 3 months

Required qualifications/level of education

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields

  • 3+ years’ experience in supply planning, supply chain management, logistics required

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Highly adaptable to new environments

  • Results oriented

  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit

  • Ability to communicate and influence

  • Mentor and train others when needed

  • Identify areas of improvements and recommend action plans

  • Positive, customer first and can-do attitude

  • Ability to prioritize workload

  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Flexibility to take on additional responsibilities and tasks when required

  • Take actions to address your personal development needs –being pro-active

  • Excellent English communication skills written and verbal

  • PC literate & multi-tasking

  • Experience with SAP

  • Advanced Excel /reporting skills

In this role some travels are required

 

More about GrandVision: www.grandvision.com
Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grandvision
Find our Annual Report here: http://annualreport.grandvision.com/

NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be successful.

Application process

1. Apply
2. 1st interview
3. 2nd interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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