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Supply Chain Solution analyst

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 Content

GrandVision launched the Forward Grandvision program in 2018. This program targets the development and deployment of global capabilities in fulfilment, eye wear operations and customer experience. Best of breed IT solutions will underpin these capabilities, with SAP providing core ERP services including warehouse management.

The Business Applications department of GrandVision Group IT is based in Schiphol (the Netherlands) and responsible for the application management and development of all group applications. This department also supports further roll outs, operations and improvements in the application landscape of GrandVision and manages the transition of the application landscape to a hybrid landscape build on S/4HANA and best of breed (SAP and non-SAP) cloud solutions. Application support is largely outsourced to a partner.

The Solution Analyst is expected to deliver IT (SAP) expertise in the area of warehouse management, implement and maintain SAP EWM and deliver support. The analyst is responsible to safeguard the quality and robustness of solutions in his/her area. You are also ahead of the curve by bringing an understanding of the latest SAP solutions and maintaining relationships with your peers in the business departments. You will participate in projects as well as drive solutions in maintenance and areas of improvement.

Essential functions

  • Responsible to liaise with the business area experts;
  • Advise on the possibilities in SAP EWM;
  • Assess business needs and requirements raised in the change management process;
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in existing applications, processes and procedures
  • Perform fit gap analysis, solution design and quality assessments in new deployments of template solutions;
  • Deliver functional specifications during projects and in the change management process;
  • Drive and assess quality of delivered solutions by external partners, including the offshore application support team;
  • Educate and empower business area experts with the required knowledge and skills;
  • Monitor quality of delivery in the change management process to ensure stable systems

    Skills & Requirements
  • Educated to Bachelor level;
  • At least five years of experience in SAP EWM projects or environments;
  • Solid understanding of the integration possibilities with SAP ECC;
  • Experience with integration to production processes (assembly) is an important advantage
  • Experience in abap development and usage of SAP integration techniques like Idoc and abap proxy is an advantage;
  • Solid functional knowledge of supply chain processes in a retail environment;
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving techniques;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of other languages like Spanish, French or German is an advantage;
  • Willing to travel internationally (app. 50%).

  • Result driven
  • Team player
  • Responsible
  • Proactive
  • Analytical
  • Flexible


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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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