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Supply Planner

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Middlesbrough, UK, NYK, GB

Company: Glanbia

Join us at GPN and inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals!


Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s purpose is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance goals! We are the world’s leading premium sports nutrition company with Optimum Nutrition, SlimFast, BSN, Nutramino, Isopure, Think, Amazing Grass, and Body & Fit amongst the brands in the portfolio today. We are also the fastest growth driver within Glanbia group with a revenue ambition of $2bn by 2022 and are also a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance the right way.


The opportunity where you will make an impact:


  • Work closely with the customer service and logistics teams in the day to day management of order fulfilment
  • Manage the Purchase plan as it relates to supply of product from co-manufactures and co-packers.
  • Project manage Co-packing initiatives, ensuring finished production is available on time at required customer fulfilment centre.
  • Support the scheduling of production to make best use of production resources while ensuring inventory availability for shipment to warehouses and customers.
  • Ensure PO’s and production MOQ’s are in alignment with Forecasted sales rates and all sourcing is done in line with planning policy for maximum Months of Supply on hand.
  • Work with Demand Planning to develop and maintain the distribution plan as it relates to the rolling forecast and fulfilment plan.
  • Identify and manage exceptions to the fulfilment plan.
  • Identify and manage items at risk of becoming aged or excess and implement plans to ensure there is always zero write off / expiry of product.
  • Continuously improve planning processes and techniques, across sites of differing complexity (internal and external manufacturing) to optimise service.
  • Conduct current and future inventory analysis, ensuring proper coverage in line with customer & financial requirements at each customer fulfilment centre.
  • Work with Demand Planning, Innovation and Commercial Teams to support the Innovation agenda.


What you will bring to GPN:


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or related area / equivalent
  • 2+ years of relevant experience ideally within FMCG environment in supply chain
  • Strong knowledge of supply planning processes
  • Strong experience in delivering Projects within a cross functional organisation on time
  • Understands working in an operations environment and importance of teamwork and getting jobs done on time.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP.
  • Experience with JDA an advantage.
  • Detail oriented with extensive MS Excel and  data analysis skills and strong mathematical abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience of operating in complex network organisations and across boundaries.
  • High energy, high creativity but ability to work through the basics too.
  • Ability to work under own initiative.
  • Strong motivational skills and ambition.


What we would like to offer you:

  • The opportunity to shape your career in our global organisation that is championing the healthy lifestyle movement!
  • Our Smart Working model advocates wellbeing by providing you with a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance
  • Create your own nutrition formula with a discount on our GPN products!
  • Other benefits to include Employee Assistance Programs and Cycle to Work Scheme

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.