Planning Manager - Manufacturing
THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.
We’re powered by a global team of over 10,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.
We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you.
Role Title: Planning Manager
Reporting to: Production Planning Manager
Department: Supply Chain
Location: David Berrymans, Luton
What’s great about the team?
· The planning function is responsible for supporting one of the largest sports nutrition brands in the world
· There is great opportunity to take ownership of, and make improvements to, key processes within supply chain
· The team covers all aspects of supply chain planning and there is a strong team ethic, this provides a platform to be involved in a wide range of interesting projects
Summary of Position:
Responsible for the service of sales orders on time in full through the planning of raw materials and production through the manufacturing site in Luton.
To maximise, and report on, sales orders fulfilled on time (OTIF) as received from the sales team.
Collaborating with the sales team to ensure forecasting is accurate and extensive enough for us to align production capacity planning
Work closely with factory management to review performance vs. plan on a weekly basis, collaborating on any challenges that we can support through improved processes.
Maintaining and improving production efficiencies through detailed batch planning.
To provide feedback to the supply planner regarding raw material requirements and form part of the decision-making process for allocation of raw material shortages.
· Strong numerical and reporting skills applied in Excel
Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.
THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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