Global Planning Analyst

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Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Providence, Rhode Island, US, 02901

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.

Global Supply Chain Planning Analyst 


The Global Supply Chain Planning Analyst evaluates phased global supply against the phased demand of Hasbro’s 40+ business units, creating with their discretion supply plans that globally optimize the use of constrained capacity to satisfy that demand. Operating in the SAP IBP planning suite and in SAP ERP, The Planner works cross functionally with Project Management, Global Brand Marketing, Engineering, Business Unit and Regional Demand Planning and HFE to identify, communicate and resolve risks and opportunities related to supply and demand matching. The Analyst procures all finished goods at their discretion for their specified brand(s) globally across all vendors to satisfy local demand under supervision from the Global Planning Manager.


A Day in the Life as a Global Supply Chain Planning Analyst:


  • Evaluate constrained supply and unconstrained demand and create supply plans to maximize capacity utilization and revenue opportunities while minimizing the risk of obsolescence across 25+ global warehouses and 40+ global business units. Achieve and maintain a 95%+ service level of supply to demand for assigned items/brands
  • Procure all of Hasbro’s finished goods for assigned items/brands globally while working to mitigate the risk of excess through global inventory transfers, helping to achieve organizational goal of $20M+ annual inventory moves at cost
  • Identify, communicate, and resolve supply challenges impacting demand cross functionally and globally. Work with Project Management, Engineering, Global Brand Marketing, Demand Planning, and other functions to proactively attack potential issues that may negatively impact Hasbro’s ability to meet its customer’s expectations including the initiation and evaluation of tooling
  • Manage and improve processes within Global Supply Chain Planning and related disciplines.  Achieve 95% master data accuracy KPI by owning the creation and maintenance of master data items such as capacity, minimum order quantity, lead time and transit time in SAP. Participates in smaller scale continuous improvement projects to build confidence and skills that prepare The Planner to participate in larger and more impactful strategic initiatives while contributing to project goals.
  • The Analyst will be responsible for optimally resolving global and local shortages of supply to demand in a constrained capacity environment across all of Hasbro’s 40+ business units. The Analyst, at their discretion and under moderate supervision, evaluates and solves a wide range of challenges Daily/Weekly/Monthly.
  • Resolving Minimum Order Quantity violations across Hasbro’s 25+ warehouses, collaborating with local demand planners globally to increase demand or with HFE to find vendor solutions
  • Discovering and communicating new versions of existing items and proactively influencing local demand planners globally to change forecasts to allow supply plan creation and execution
  • Collaborating with Project Management and HFE to understand and communicate development slips for new product while finding creating methods to reduce the revenue impact of slips on the global business units

Managing purchase order date changes initiated by local demand planners or by our vendors to mitigate the impact on revenue or excess inventory for Hasbro.



What You’ll Bring:


  • 4-year college degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations, Industrial Engineering, or related business discipline absolutely required.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt, and cope with change in a dynamic and high-pressure environment, including being able to have an open mind to E2E process.
  • Develop a sense of urgency and attention to detail
  • Learn to perform in a metric driven environment where personal and team accountability are paramount
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel knowledge
  • Excellent communication capabilities, written and oral.
  •  Extremely well-organized with strong time-management skills

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

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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