Title:  APAC RX Head of Supply Chain

Position: APAC Rx Head of Supply Chain

Location: Lad Krabang/Bangkok, Thailand


EssilorLuxottica, a fully integrated player, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses. 

The company brings together the complementary expertise of two industry pioneers, one in advanced lens technologies and the other in the craftsmanship of iconic eyewear, to create a vertically integrated business that is uniquely positioned to address the world’s evolving vision needs and the global demand of a growing eyewear industry.

With a worldwide presence across all stages of the value chain, EssilorLuxottica has over 180,000 employees committed to providing vision care and eyewear products that meet the individual needs and aspirations of each consumer. Our unique business model and relentless pursuit of operational excellence ensures that consumers everywhere have access to products that have been rigorously tested to meet internationally recognized standards, from the simplest pair of glasses to the most sophisticated custom-made lenses and branded eyewear.

By investing heavily in R&D for cutting edge lens and frame technology, as well as reimagining the design, form and function of eyewear, EssilorLuxottica constantly sets new industry standards for vision care and eyewear and the consumer experience around it. Beyond the products we make, our company and our people are deeply committed to elevating the importance of vision as both a basic human right and a key lever for global development.

For more information, please visit www.essilorluxottica.com



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The position holder is to manage, review, plan and implement the overall supply chain strategy, mid-long term S&OP plan; capacity (machine/manpower), Line Efficiency, New Product/ Flow transfer and Inventory in coordination with top management and by strongly working with APAC Rx laboratories and distribution centers. The incumbent is in charge of the delivery of accurate forecast to system and complementarily facilitate with Asia Rx sub-regions to achieve key performance indicators.


Main responsibility:


  • Responsible for the S&OP process twice a year and monthly Master plan for Asia Rx Operations.
  • Accountable for Demand and Inventory Control Management by ensuring sound EOY inventory and forecast accuracy.
  • Sourcing strategy Rx-Hub-Stock
  • Min-Max set-up, Safety stock, Replenishment
  • Lead times, Preparation, Transport
  • Replenishment Forecast
  • Propose solutions to top management to address challenges and by achieving SC performance indicators
  • Secure labs’ capacity to deliver market demands in short & medium horizon by acquiring market insights from different zones’ supply chain, and to participate actively with Industrial Strategy function in establishing the Middle-Term-Plan (PMT) to anticipate future risks & opportunities
  • Control inventory level in all labs and DCs to reduce working capital while maintaining service excellence to customers
  • Manages Portfolio and all Products throughout the Life Cycle across all phases (introduction, growth, maturity, decline, obsolescence). Drives UHS simplification.
  • Regularly review with Ops heads and business leaders the products portfolio on other to ensure coherence and improvement inventory management process.
  • Creates value through New Product Introduction by focusing on NPI Rx and stock, product codification and Calculation Rx, availability and diffusion, as well as having a strong Marketing linkage.
  • Implements and/or sponsors Supply Chain Transformation roadmap through Continuous Improvement on Distribution, Warehouse, Cost and Footprint resulting to superior service and distribution cost optimization.
  • Leads the construction of Supply Chain standard organization across APAC countries and sub-regions
  • Ensures that standard Supply Chain processes are implemented across all APAC markets
  • Develops Supply Chain skills and process maturity



Qualifications & Work Experience


  • Bachelor and/or master degree in supply chain, logistics or any related fields. With Master Degree in management would be advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Logistics and/or supply chain profession, and at least 3 years in team management role
  • Highly competent Industrial Management professional with strong knowledge in supply chain management covering areas of production planning, inventory control, demand management and logistics
  • Good English communication both written and spoken
  • MS Applications (Microsoft office, Oracle), especially MS Excel
  • Possess good analytical skill & problem solving skill
  • Proven Decision making, capacity to work under pressure, proactivity
  • interpersonal and communication skills
  • People management and Development, Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Flexibility, honesty, autonomously

Able to travel aboard 30-40% of working time