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Production Planner – Berrymans (Immediate Start)

Based Luton England LU2 9NY, United Kingdom

About The Hut Group:

THG is one of the world’s fastest-growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions. To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

The Operations division is at the heart of our customers’ experience here at THG. We manufacture a wide range of sports nutrition and cosmetic consumer goods that we dispatch to our customers in over 200 countries worldwide from our purpose-built, innovative manufacturing and distribution centres.

Responsibilities:

Overall Purpose of Role:

THG is looking to recruit a Production Planner for Berrymans operation.

You will be responsible for producing a production plan that takes into account sales demand, raw material availability and production capacity and maintaining adequate stock that meets quality standards. You will also work with production managers to analyse and forecast output requirements for labour, operational and capacity planning and to ensure the production and distribution of products is efficient.

Main Activities / Tasks:

  • To produce a production programme in line with in house stock and customer requirements.
  • Liaise with sales to determine customer requirements
  • Run and review the planning worksheet daily and firm up all required production in time to meet customers dates
  • Liaise with purchasing regarding raw materials and keep purchasing update with any date changes
  • Ensure the planning worksheet is updated with any changes to dates or quantities
  • Approve sales orders in a timely manner
  • Work with and review the sales forecast monthly
  • Ensure production orders are printed and given to the factory in a timely manner
  • Output all finished production on the system in a timely manner
  • Query any discrepancies on batch changes or quantities with the factory immediately
  • Attend planning meetings
  • Work within the requirements of the Company Quality Management System (QMS)
  • To form part of a continuous improvement agenda for processes affecting the supply chain team.
  • The job holder will be required to undertake other reasonable duties as requested by management.

    Requirements

  • Experience in production planning ideally in food manufacturing
  • Strong numerical and reporting skills applied in Excel, SQL desirable
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and maintain excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure
  • Benefits

    What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Unfortunately because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, we are sometimes unable to respond to every application. If you haven’t heard from us within 14 days of applying, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions within 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.

    THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

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