Director Demand Planning

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Date: Sep 24, 2023

Location: Providence, Rhode Island, US

Company: Hasbro

At Hasbro we’re changing the face of play and entertainment. We’re looking for people who want to explore, experiment and innovate to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of community, passion, integrity, creativity and inclusion has inspired our diverse team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.

Are you interested in sharing your subject matter expertise and helping develop a demand planning center of excellence? We have an immediate need on Hasbro's US Demand Planning Team!

The role is a part of the US Sales & Marketing business unit and partners internally with the US Sales/Marketing organization and externally with Operations, Global Consumer Organization, and IT. The Demand Planning center of excellence continually monitors the state of the business and keeps the function's strategic vision current.


A Day in the Life of a Director, Demand Planning:

  • Lead a team of demand planners to deliver plans for their assigned set of customers / brands.
  • Advance demand planning standard methodologies, sets strategic and tactical goals for the organization, and who drives follow through of major landmarks, and
  • Acts as the voice of the team in all cross-functional discussions within and outside of US responsibility.
  • Supports a culture of exception management by proactively identifying major issues and opportunities around demand and supply.
  • Drives a culture of excellence in analysis and execution while taking ownership of identified issues in demand planning to drive quantifiable solutions and positive business results
  • Leads monthly demand-supply reconciliation, S&OP / S&OE process, in collaboration with cross functional partners.
  • Creates systemic processes with in-depth retail analysis skills to deliver an agnostic view of shipment potential.
  • Participates in goal setting and is the active leader in forecast accuracy improvement


What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5-10 years’ experience in supply chain, specifically in demand, supply, and allocation planning for toy industry, retail or comparable seasonal high SKU-count CPG industry such as fashion
  • Logility software experience would be a welcomed plus
  • Ability to thrive in a global, multi-cultural or multi-country environment while building cross functional trusted partnerships and facilitating consensus within and across work teams
  • A strong work knowledge of effective supply chain performance, including customer service, supplier and asset management
  • Passion for crafting process and systems improvement
  • Skills in analysis, influencing, negotiation, communication and navigating a sophisticated global organization
  • Energy for working in a sophisticated, collaborative, fast-paced environment, and handling several projects at a time

Hasbro’s world-class brands and talented people are our greatest assets. One of the ways we invest in you is through a competitive and contemporary benefits package. Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, location, local legal requirements and years with the company. Here’s a look at what your benefits package may include: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Half-day Fridays year round, Paid Vacation Time & Holidays, Generous 401(k) match, Paid Parental Leave, Team Hasbro Volunteer Program, Employee Giving & Matching Gifts Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, Toy Discounts and more!


Hasbro is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. We are committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, or any other legally protected status. #LI-KW10

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