Planner, External Manufacturing Execution & Production Planning

Planner, External Manufacturing Execution & Production Planning

Orveon Global | Columbus, OH, 43224, US
Salary Range:$45,000 – $67,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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About Us

Orveon is a new kind of beauty company launched in December 2021 as the result of acquiring three unique brands - bareMinerals, BUXOM, and Laura Mercier. With 1,600 employees in 22 countries, we're a truly global business with a presence in all key geographies. Our headquarters are in New York, with additional locations in major cities worldwide. We are backed by Advent International, one of the world's largest and most successful private equity firms, well known for their investments in Lululemon and Olaplex.

We are embarking on a powerful shift: To change how the world thinks about beauty. We are a collective of premium and prestige beauty brands committed to stark honesty, co-creation, and making a sustainable cultural impact. We are looking for the best talent to join us on that journey. Let's face forward together!

About The Role

The Planner, External Manufacturing Execution & Production Planning will be responsible for managing product supply, local inventory operation, and go-to-market execution across all brands, categories, and channels. This is a “hands-on” role where the individual will have tactical responsibilities but also take strategic ownership of financial metrics and improvement targets.

This individual will develop a supply strategy that ensures product availability in the most efficient manner for the business. This highly collaborative role will accomplish this internally through interfacing extensively with the demand planning function, sourcing, purchasing, product development, marketing, and sales.

The Planner, Supply Planning must establish effective business relationships with key suppliers / contract manufacturers (CMs) and occasionally visit the CMs and suppliers as necessary.

The Planner will also contribute to system and process improvements (including providing input on requirements for the on-going ERP implementation) and be asked to creatively problem solve any business issues that may arise.

Initially, this individual will be working closely with counterparts at Shiseido on all supply-related issues and eventually manage the transition of responsibilities from Shiseido to Orveon teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive optimization and continuous improvement to overall supply cycles and inventory holdings, delivering both availability and asset management objectives. This includes stock holding parameter management through the demand requirements plan, lead time reduction, excess and obsolescence prevention
  • Track, report and manage supply constraints and out of stock product scenarios, providing detailed root cause analysis and implementing corrective and preventative actions. Communicate to key stakeholders (including commercial, sales, and brand teams) the risks, impacts and recovery timelines
  • Partner with other supply chain teams to deliver on time and in full deliveries to customers across saleable products and point of sale materials in line with on counter dates
  • Partner with Demand Planning teams to deliver a best-in-class S&OP monthly process. Lead inventory analysis and effectively communicate challenges and opportunities to enable critical business and operating decisions with senior leadership
  • Partner with Distribution and Logistics teams to identify and deliver operational efficiencies and streamline processes
  • Partner with suppliers / CMs and visit as needed to build and manage business relationships and enhance personal knowledge
  • Assist in maintaining accuracy and integrity across all aspects of product information, reporting and systems parameters
  • Lead / participate in key initiatives spanning the end-to-end supply chain and broader business, including ERP implementation
  • Identify cost saving opportunities, risks, and liabilities; develop mitigation strategies wherever possible
  • Other project responsibilities as assigned by Management

Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders

  • Supply Chain Team (Demand Planning, New Product, Customer Service, Procurement, ExOps, Logistics, etc.)
  • Channel Executive, Marketing, Sales Administration and Finance
  • Shiseido Planners and TSA team support
  • Planners at CMs

KPIs & Metrics

  • OTIF
  • COG Margin Control
  • CM supply performance
  • Internal Procurement Supply Performance/Component Vendor KPI’s
  • Safety Stock Level Management

Position Requirements

  • Ability to establish effective business relationships with suppliers / CMs
  • Advanced MS Excel skills: demonstrated ability to quickly manipulate large raw data sets to produce reporting that is intuitive and easy to read/understand’ advanced formulas and experience with pivot tables required
  • Advanced MS Power Point skills: demonstrated ability to summarize analysis into slides appropriate for distribution across the organization/management
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics clearly and concisely to peers and senior leadership
  • Attention to detail and accuracy on multiple projects under time pressure
  • Highly analytical and extremely self-motivated with critical thinking mindset
  • Ability to quickly adapt in a highly collaborative environment, a team player, fit with brands and culture
  • Familiarity with enterprise planning systems and tools (i.e. IBM Cognos, SAP IBP, etc.)
  • Effective negotiator
  • Strong communication skills
  • Possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Qualifications & Competencies

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in production planning, and/or production either at the brand level or at a contract manufacturer
  • Beauty or CPG industry experience preferred
  • Strong project management, leadership, and communication skills
  • Effective persuasion and influencing skills, especially with senior leadership
  • APICS certification preferred but not required
  • 4-year bachelor's degree required: major in business, finance, supply chain, or related field preferred

In accordance with the Pay Transparency requirements, the following represents a good faith estimate of the compensation range for this position.

At Orveon Global, we carefully consider a wide range of non-discriminatory factors when determining salary. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, education, experience and qualifications.

The pay range for this position is $61,000 - $99,000

The range listed is just one component of Orveon’s total compensation package for employees. For full time positions other benefits include competitive bonuses, a generous Paid Time Off policy, Medical Benefits, Parental Leave, 401K, Gratis, Hybrid Working Environment, Summer Fridays, and Employee Discounts.


Equal Opportunities and Accommodations

Orveon is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We strive to build and nurture a culture where a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion is instinctive. Our deep sense of passion and pride in what we do, both as individuals and as a collective, unifies our shared commitment to “changing beauty for the better." Therefore, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds. We recognize and celebrate different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds and know they create a more robust and creative work environment.