Demand Planner (2 positions)

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Date: May 18, 2022

Location: Mississauga/Toronto West, Ontario, CA

Company: Hasbro




At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We’re changing the face of play and entertainment and looking for dreamers, doers, thinkers and creators to come up with the best ideas. Our culture of Community, Passion, Integrity, Creativity and Diversity & Inclusion has inspired our team of highly skilled, highly creative and highly committed individuals for 90+ years and we believe the best is yet to come.


Do you have demand planning experience and a passion for analytics? In this role you will ensure the effective management of a portfolio of brands across multiple categories and will provide support and analytics to Planning Managers. You will also have responsibility for end-to-end forecasting, ensuring timely availability of product based on sales trends, revenue targets and future campaign plans.


A day in the life of a Planner!

  • Facilitate monthly forecast meetings, collaborating closely with internal partners such as Sales, Marketing and the Management Team, with the goal of achieving a consensus forecast at the item level while maintaining brand financial targets.
  • Coordinate Business Planning Process regarding SKU mix and monthly phasing for their line of products including maintaining the phased forecasts in the system.
  • Provide inventory availability direction for impactful events (endcaps, ads, pallets etc.).
  • Work with logistics to ensure timely delivery of inventory in warehouse to fulfil the expected orders based on field Forecasts.
  • Recommend a Total Planned Receipts (TPR) to increase sales while maintaining a healthy inventory rotation within the regional KPI’s for weeks of inventory aging and financial targets.
  • Recommend end of life cycle events for items phasing out and closeouts
  • Establish a strong partnership with Marketing, Sales and Order Admin on product launch plans and assortment planning with adherence to global timelines.
  • Plan and track product availability requirements for movie releases, product launching and quarter closing.
  • Act as the liaison between regional planners and global planning to help tackle sourcing issues and constrained product allocation.
  • Monitor both market and regional KPIs and alerts and take corrective measures when needed.
  • Prepare estimate for air freight when needed by Planning Managers for effective flow of inventory, and support Planogram sets.
  • Support and facilitate any analysis required as it relates to inventory management/demand planning.


What you’ll bring:

  • Degree or diploma in a relevant field or equivalent working experience.
  • 2-3 years of experience in Demand Planning in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry
  • Strong analytical skills and high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize multiple requirements
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written


Why you’ll love working with us:

  • We offer a hybrid work arrangement!
  • Opportunity to work for an iconic global brand behind some of the world’s most beloved play and entertainment experiences
  • Every day is different - we offer endless, interesting work and career development opportunities
  • We value work/life balance as much as you do - our flexible work options include half day Fridays all year round!   We also shut down every year between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day to allow for coveted family time.
  • We want to make the world a better place for kids and their families and we walk the talk when it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility. And with programs like toy recycling and our commitment to eliminate single use plastics from all of our packaging, we are committed to reducing our environmental footprint.
  • And if we haven't already convinced you to join us, we also offer competitive compensation, benefits and vacation time as well as an annual fitness subsidy and RRSP matching program.


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


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



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