New Product Development Planner - Nutrition
Manchester, GB
3d ago

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.

About Nutrition

The Nutrition Division of THG includes Myprotein, MyVegan, MyVitamins, Exante & Idealfit. In Myprotein exists THG’s largest brand, but of similar importance is the growth trajectory of all brands in the division, which have seen exponential growth in the past few years.

You will find an unrivalled passion from the staff, whose dedication over the years have turned these brands into market leaders in multiple territories globally.

Vertically integrated, these brands retain strong individual identities, but the division operates as a large single unit, working consistently to deliver rapid growth in a fast moving industry.

Innovation, creativity and resourcefulness are common characteristic of the staff across all departments in this ever-expanding team.

About Central Functions

  • Central Functions is formed of the teams and people that serve the entire business. These people are integral to the smooth running of the business;
  • ensuring everyone is paid on time, that materials are sourced and arrive promptly, that we meet our legal obligations and that our health, safety, and security is safeguarded.

    About the Procurement Team and the Role

    The Procurement and Supply Chain team are responsible for the processes and materials behind the manufacture and distribution of the goods that THG creates and sells.

    The work the team does is critical in ensuring the business is competitive in the market.

    The planning function is responsible for supporting one of the fastest growing sports nutrition brands in the world. There is great opportunity to take ownership of and make improvements to key processes within the demand planning function.

    The Supply Planner responsible for maintaining the supply chain planning model for product launches in the health division, including tracking sales performance and analysing stock profile of recently launched products.

    Responsibilities :

  • Maintain and develop the product launch tracker for health and nutrition brands.
  • Work closely with the New Product Development and Category Management teams to discuss lead times and plan launch dates.
  • Feed forecasts into the Supply Planning and Procurement teams ensuring the optimal amount of stock is ordered to mitigate any future stock risks.
  • Collaborate with other members of the planning team to ensure that production demand can be met and that stock reaches the relevant fulfilment centres globally.
  • Drive improvement through post launch reviews. Monitor the success of product launches and highlight any resulting overstocks to the trading teams.
  • Requirements :

  • Experience within a Planning / Supply Chain function
  • Strong numerical and reporting skills applied in Excel, SQL desirable
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and maintain attention to detail
  • Supply chain / commercial background desirable
  • An understanding of ecommerce desirable
  • Benefits :

  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • 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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