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Manager, Growing Media Planning

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Marysville Full-Time
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We're looking for a Growing Media (mulch and soil) Planning Manager to lead our demand and supply planning processes in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit URL blocked - click to apply

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high energy and seasonal manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Growing Media Planning Manager for Scotts Miracle-Gro. On a day-to-day basis you will lead a team of five Regional Master Planners and Demand Fulfillment Analysts. The responsibilities include developing demand and supply strategies, driving continuous improvement projects, and forecasting all growing media products and production planning across a network of 35+ manufacturing sites.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Partner with our supply chain leadership to analyze cost to serve, define manufacturing constraints and provide recommendations for cost reduction.
  • Manage the monthly sales forecasting process, and the production planning and Inventory forecasting process.
  • Balance supply plans to ensure the highest customer fill performance while maintaining inventory goals and low operating costs.
  • Manage forecast accuracy, inventory turns, fill rate and the ending inventory versus what was budgeted.
  • Resolve issues to ensure the availability of products for customers.
  • Develop and drive continuous improvement projects.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Logistics, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • 5-8 years of experience in manufacturing, logistics, and or planning.
  • Supply chain processes and procedures within a Manufacturing CPG company preferred.
  • Experience directly managing a team preferred.
  • Systems experience using SAP, JDA or similar ERP and demand planning tools along with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Cross functional supply chain leadership experience.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor's office.
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous holiday and vacation days.


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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company(NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

Our Brands
The Company owns the industry's most recognized brands. In the U.S., the Company's Scotts®, Miracle-Gro® and Ortho® brands are market leading in their categories, as is the consumer Roundup® brand, which is marketed in North America and most of Europe exclusively by Scotts Miracle-Gro. In the U.K., Scotts brands include Weedol® and Pathclear®, the top-selling consumer herbicides; Evergreen®, the leading lawn fertilizer line; the Levington® line of lawn and garden products; and Miracle-Gro®. The company's leading brands in continental Europe include KB® and Fertiligne® in France and Nexa Lotte®, Celaflor® and Substral® in Germany. The company also owns Smith & Hawken®, a leading brand in the patio living category in the U.S.

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