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Operations Manager / Essilor Oy
S&S Consulting

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 1.11.2018

The world's leading ophthalmic optics company Essilor designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of lenses to improve and protect eyesight. Its mission is to improve lives by improving sight. To support this mission, Essilor allocates more than €200 million to research and innovation every year, in a commitment to continuously bring new, more effective products to market. Its flagship brands are Varilux®, Crizal®, Transitions®, Eyezen™, Xperio®, Foster Grant®, Bolon™ and Costa®. It also develops and markets equipment, instruments and services for eyecare professionals. Essilor reported consolidated revenue of more than €7.1 billion in 2016 and employs 64,000 people worldwide. It markets its products in more than 100 countries and has 33 plants, 490 prescription laboratories and edging facilities, as well as five research and development centers around the world. For more information, please visit www.essilor.com or www.essilor.fi.

In our Finnish team the headcount is 37 persons with a turnover of 8.7 M€.


An opportunity has arisen for an accomplished Operations Manager, to join us and work within our global, innovative service company. Essilor’s business environment is evolving fast and operations need to support the changes.

As our Finnish Operations Manager, you will handle full spectrum of all local operational activities including edging & mounting, distribution, supply chain management, new product launches, customer services, and ICT & quality. You are a member of the Finnish management team and act as a manager for operations & customer service teams around 20 FTEs. You will report to the Nordic Operations Director.

Your main duties will be to take over the responsibility of the performance of operations & customer service activities, meaning service rate, order entry process, stock inventory and replenishment, as well as call center front and back office activities.

You will be responsible for the distribution & operations costs of Essilor Finland and the time to market in the new products plan. You plan and coordinate the project portfolio in accordance with the different business & marketing stakeholders. An essential part of your role will be to define and implement local transformation projects in line with Nordics strategy on performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability. You will drive local initiatives that contribute to long-term operational excellence and bring value to our customers.

As a manager you will define, implement and follow KPIs & processes. You will develop the skills and expertise of your team to keep abreast of new technology and products.

Ideally you will have

  • A Bachelor’s or Master´s degree in engineering, commercial or related fields
  • Relevant experience in operational, supply chain and product management with a good IT set up knowledge
  • Industry understanding/willingness to learn the industry and business acumen
  • Proven track record of success within team and change management
  • Drive for results, decision making and problem solving
  • Interpersonal savvy, excellent negotiation, communication and influencing skills
  • Fluent level of Finnish and English; additional languages are a plus.

For additional information, please contact Vivi Stening at S&S Consulting, tel. 0500 773755.

Please apply via the link below and attach your CV and cover letter including salary request no later than the 15th of November 2018.