Demand Planner Fri Aug 30 02:00:00 CDT 2019 Providence, RI 564094700 12117 Regional Sales & Merchandising 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Hasbro has an opportunity for a Demand Planner to join our team. In this role you will own and maintain the demand plan on a 12-month rolling basis for a customer/brand combination. You will work within a 5 to 8 member team reporting to the Manager of Demand Planning. You will partner with the manager at the beginning of every year to set KPI goals for POS and shipment forecast accuracy, retail end of season sell through.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;During the course of the year you will&nbsp;drive towards achieving corporate revenue and turn goal. You will drive identification/resolution of issues within demand planning and continuously call out unresolved issues/opportunities that impact the corporate goals.</span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>A Day in the Life of a Demand Planner:</b></span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Analyze, generate, and own the POS forecast for given customer/brands.&nbsp; </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Ensure forecast of POS, shipment, inventory flow to retailers, and Hasbro inventory ownership is synchronized to deliver quantified, optimum end-of-season sell through % at retail and above target annual turn at Hasbro.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Drive culture of exception management by identifying major issues and opportunities around demand and supply.&nbsp; Drive culture of analysis and execution taking ownership of identified issues in demand planning to drive quantifiable solutions and positive business results.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Lead monthly demand-supply reconciliation in collaboration with cross-functional teams.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Lead forecast accuracy improvement.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Develop subject matter expertise to manage down to SKU-account: a) retail seasonality profile library, b) comp item mapping, and c) maintenance of other features and functionalities of the demand planning system.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Drive retail POS performance management for Hasbro key driver SKUs to optimally support: media investment, seasonal lifts, customer events, and customer market share.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Be the voice of the demand planning team in all cross-functional discussions within and outside of North America regional responsibility.</span></span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><b>What You&rsquo;ll Bring:</b></span></span></h2> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Bachelor&rsquo;s degree.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">You will be highly analytical, collaborative, self-motivated, technical and process-oriented, with strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills in a cross-functional matrixed setting.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">5-10 years&rsquo; 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.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Well-versed in collaborating with different functional groups in a matrixed structure to drive analysis and execution from both the financial and supply chain perspective of business forecast.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;">Hands-on experience in managing/owning the demand plan in a functional industry-standard supply chain planning system.</span></span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p>

Demand Planner

At Hasbro, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, talents and perspectives of our global workforce which, combined with our culture of curiosity and innovation, generates the best ideas. We live our values of Community, Passion, Integrity and Creativity, and we’re committed to giving our 5,000+ employees opportunities to build their individual capabilities, balance work and life, deliver excellence through team work and thrive personally. This enables us to deliver results in all aspects of our business.

 

Hasbro has an opportunity for a Demand Planner to join our team. In this role you will own and maintain the demand plan on a 12-month rolling basis for a customer/brand combination. You will work within a 5 to 8 member team reporting to the Manager of Demand Planning. You will partner with the manager at the beginning of every year to set KPI goals for POS and shipment forecast accuracy, retail end of season sell through.   During the course of the year you will drive towards achieving corporate revenue and turn goal. You will drive identification/resolution of issues within demand planning and continuously call out unresolved issues/opportunities that impact the corporate goals.

 

A Day in the Life of a Demand Planner:

  • Analyze, generate, and own the POS forecast for given customer/brands. 
  • Ensure forecast of POS, shipment, inventory flow to retailers, and Hasbro inventory ownership is synchronized to deliver quantified, optimum end-of-season sell through % at retail and above target annual turn at Hasbro.
  • Drive culture of exception management by identifying major issues and opportunities around demand and supply.  Drive culture of analysis and execution taking ownership of identified issues in demand planning to drive quantifiable solutions and positive business results.
  • Lead monthly demand-supply reconciliation in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Lead forecast accuracy improvement.
  • Develop subject matter expertise to manage down to SKU-account: a) retail seasonality profile library, b) comp item mapping, and c) maintenance of other features and functionalities of the demand planning system.
  • Drive retail POS performance management for Hasbro key driver SKUs to optimally support: media investment, seasonal lifts, customer events, and customer market share.
  • Be the voice of the demand planning team in all cross-functional discussions within and outside of North America regional responsibility.

 

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • You will be highly analytical, collaborative, self-motivated, technical and process-oriented, with strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills in a cross-functional matrixed setting.
  • 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.
  • Well-versed in collaborating with different functional groups in a matrixed structure to drive analysis and execution from both the financial and supply chain perspective of business forecast.
  • Hands-on experience in managing/owning the demand plan in a functional industry-standard supply chain planning system.

 


Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Demand Planner, Supply Chain, Merchandising, Supply, Outside Sales, Operations, Retail, Sales

Date: Aug 30, 2019