Sr. Forecast and Replenishment Analyst, Direct to Consumer

Date: Oct 30, 2020

Location: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, US

Company: Hasbro

At Hasbro, we are looking for people who want to explore, experiment, innovate and create. We are 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 and Creativity 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.

We are seeking a Sr. Analyst, Forecast and Replenishment to join our eCommerce, direct-to-consumer (DTC) team. This critical role is responsible for ensuring we accurately forecast, receive, and ship products to our consumers to maximize our DTC revenue and profits. As a key team member, you will be responsible for inventory management, shipping projections, order management, in-stock analysis, forecasting, inventory flow and supply chain.  

 

Key Responsibilities  

 

POS/Inventory Management – Forecast sales and inventory levels on a weekly basis. Manage and update POS profiles as needed to ensure accurate POS projections for the season/year. 

Ship Projections – Work with team leads to forecast and update shipment plans by item on an ongoing basis. 

Replenishment/Order Management – Enter, process, monitor and approve the weekly replenishment order, making sure all needs are covered. 

  • Analyze & update inventory & sales reports 
  • Track all orders to ensure timely delivery to meet embargo dates 
  • Run blocked inventory variance between SAP and warehouses for additional damages found at time of shipment 
  • Manage damages by blocking and scrapping at month end 
  • Manage returns daily 

In Stocks / Weeks of Supply – Review weekly and provide analysis for current business and address any in stock opportunities. 

Analytics - Deploy reporting and analytics to enable data driven business decisions that will drive performance and lead to the accomplishment of annual goals. Provide weekly and monthly reports on item performance to DTC Marketing team.  

Forecast Collaboration - Meet with team leads to identify trends and shipments needed to support those trends. Recommend forecast changes. 

Inventory Flow / Supply Chain – Act as liaison between Hasbro DTC Business, U.S. Marketing, and warehouse/logistics departments to ensure smooth flow of inventory according orders. 

  • Work with flow planning team on securing inventory needs on a weekly/as needed basis. 
  • Communicate any purchase order or inventory flow issues and follow-up accordingly. 

Consumer Care Support – Provide real-time updates to Consumer Care team on any changes, shipping delays, etc. that may impact consumer experience. Help prioritize any recurring consumer issues as it relates to damages, shipping delays and care platform support.  

 

Education, knowledge, and experience required 

 

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or similar 
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in demand planning, supply chain, retail planning and/or sales 
  • Solid understanding of demand planning, allocation, and forecasting tools 
  • Understanding of retail landscape and consumer insights 
  • Experience with Shopify Plus or other major ecommerce platforms preferred, but not required 
  • Experience with SAP/ERP preferred, but not required  

 

Skills required 

 

  • Strong analytical / problem solving skills 
  • Advanced Excel skills (Index matching, pivot tables, etc.) 
  • Ability to multi-task and navigate through multiple sources of data 
  • Forge strong cross functional relationships 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment 

 

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.


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