Reference Code:  101789

Operations Assistant Manager

New York, NY, US


Since 1874, Piaget has been committed to bringing the spirit of Luxury to life thanks to a constant quest for creativity, an unlimited innovation and a respect for excellence. All this being possible thanks to a fully integrated Manufacture mastering watchmaking and high jewelry know-how.
Piaget excels in everything that is rare, precious and exceptional.
Always do better than necessary: the Piaget founder’s motto still remains the guiding principle for all our colleagues across the world who, every day, make Piaget grow with passion.


At Piaget Americas, we are proud to employ talent from many different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We believe that when diversity and inclusion are fully embraced and empowered, creativity and knowledge emerge to deliver excellence. We continue to work towards creating a workforce that represents the diversity of our clients and our communities.


Assistant Manager, Operations

Piaget | New York, NY



Since its foundation in 1874, PIAGET has been cultivating a spirit of luxury while emphasizing creativity, attention to detail and fully integrated watchmaking and jewelry expertise. Originally specialized in the design and production of watch movements, the Manufacture expanded the scope of its expertise in the 1960s with the launch of astonishing jewelry watches, followed by innovative jewelry collections. PIAGET manufactures its luxury watches and jewelry in La Côte-aux-Fées and Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland.


PIAGET is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and operates as a subsidiary of the Swiss luxury conglomerate Richemont.  Richemont Maisons encompass several of the most prestigious names in the luxury industry including Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, IWC, Panerai, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Vacheron Constantin, Montblanc, Alfred Dunhill and Chloe.



The Operations Assistant Manager is responsible for providing operational and administrative support to the PIAGET Operations function for the Americas.  This includes fielding a high volume of emails and calls; primarily responding to needs from our internal boutiques in addition to our authorized dealer network.


The Operations Assistant Manager will play a key role in ensuring timely invoicing, shipment, and deliveries; and execute SAP movements including but not limited to product inquiries, order entry, and allocations.


Key Responsibilities


Key Responsibility # 1:  Sales Administration & Customer Service

  • Manage all aspects of Sales Order execution: confirmation, allocation, tracking
  • Respond to high volume of inquiries from boutiques and Authorized Dealers regarding product, price, availability and delivery of watches, jewelry, accessories
  • Monitor Open Orders including liaising with HQ to ensure stock needs are met
  • Process sales related transactions: markdowns, credit/debit memos, returns, stock balances
  • Ensure timely product delivery to boutiques and wholesale; partnering with logistics and finance
  • Manage employee sales and consignments including invoicing and processing in SAP


Key Responsibility # 2:  Merchandising & Inventory Management

  • Manage all aspects of Purchase Order execution to ensure accurate and timely processing of stock, accessories, and packaging to the Americas network
  • Responsible for weekly replenishment of boutiques including communicating with boutique management on needs and available stock, as well as shortages and substitutions
  • Coordinate with HQ Supply Chain to manage stock levels and ensure proper assortments
  • Monitor flow of incoming goods from Switzerland to ensure timely deliveries


Key Responsibility # 3:  Systems Management

Must be systems savvy with an ability to problem solve and troubleshoot

  • Provide Key User support as needed
  • Partner with IT/Systems support on a regular basis to clear red lights/system blocks in SAP
  • Manage EDI for National Accounts


Key Responsibility # 4:  Cross-functional Communication

Will be a primary contact for cross-functional teams including:

  • Logistics teams in US, Canada, Latin America, and Switzerland:  Outbound/Inbound, Inventory Control, Returns/QC, Import/Export, and Transportation
  • Finance & Credit dept to release orders
  • HQ in Switzerland:  Supply Chain, Operations, After-Sales Service


Key Responsibility # 5:  Reporting & Analytics

Will be required to monitor and/or execute reports including but not limited to:

  • Manage open orders report, open returns, shipments, and stock files to view stock/sales of boutiques
  • Support with sales and stock analytics including daily/weekly/monthly reports and ad hoc reports



  • Minimum 3-4 years in Operations or comparable experience
  • Knowledge of Luxury Watch or Jewelry industry a plus
  • Experience working with luxury Department Stores a plus (Saks, Neiman’s)



  • Full command of SAP a must; including Sales side and Purchasing side
  • Proficiency in EXCEL a must including pivot tables, v-lookup, sum ifs
  • Knowledge of EXCEL Analysis and/or Power BI a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to quickly familiarize with brand history and key product offerings


Personal Skills

  • Highly self-motivated; ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Team player, flexible mindset, highly adaptable to change as dictated by the business
  • Problem-solver, solutions-driven, resourceful, strong sense of urgency
  • Expected to interact at all levels of the organization.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential as is a poised and professional manner



Bachelor’s Degree


Richemont offers a generous compensation and benefits package for eligible employees. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

We Offer

We care about our associates health and wellbeing and offer a comprehensive benefits program to support you and your loved ones. Our core benefits include medical, dental, and vision programs. Health savings and flexible spending accounts are available to support your financial needs, along with access to the employee assistance program for you and your household members. The company offers income protection solutions including life insurance, disability benefits, and 401(k) with employer match. Understanding the importance of wellness and work-life-balance, our package includes a wellness reimbursement benefit and paid time off. We also encourage associates to give back to their local community by using their volunteer time off days to support important initiatives that drive change.


At Richemont, We Craft the Future!


Expected Salary Range: $ 80 000 - $ 90 000

Salary will be negotiated based on relevant skills and experience

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City