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Demand Planner

Posted 22 May 2024
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0 to 7 years
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English (Fluent)

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Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's toy, entertainment and digital gaming company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

Job Description:

What will you work on?
As the Demand Planner, you will be responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast and forecast information gathered from sales and marketing. This position is the talent pool for the Demand Planning Manager positions responsible for cross-functional consensus Demand Planning (forecasting) processes with Sales and Marketing Demand Planning (100% focus on forecasting related statistical modelling/data analysis).How will you create impact?

  • You will own and facilitate the monthly SOP forecast consensus process for assigned regions resulting in a rolling 18-month demand plans.
  • Analyze multiple history streams including POS/consumption data, and inventory change projections as well as utilize advanced demand planning system and reporting engine output to execute the cross-functional consensus process and challenge/negotiate forecasts to ensure accuracy.
  • Cross-functional alignment and delivery of initiatives.
  • Collaboration with key partners in Sales, Marketing and Finance to obtain consistent forecast inputs.
  • Systematically identify and work to reconcile discrepancies and close gaps among inputs on an ongoing basis.
  • Work with Supply planning and deployment to transfer/translate consensus forecasts for operational purposes.
  • Ensure successful customer promotion execution through effective planning and leverage of key customer event inputs.
  • Track monthly forecast error results versus established targets and identify and report on the root cause for forecast error below targets. Drive process improvements to improve forecast errors.
  • Play a key role in the monthly demand agreement process and provide complete inputs for the monthly demand agreement process for the assigned region.
  • Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
  • Work across peer groups to lead and participate in major process improvement activities.
  • Support ongoing improvements in APO DP and other systems.

How will you fit into the team?

  • Ability to convey messages clearly, effectively and confidently
  • Prioritize, multi-task and plan accordingly; deliver reports and analysis on time, coming up with contingency plans when necessary
  • Strong analytical skills and statistical knowledge. Understanding of multiple regression models
  • Demonstrated communication, collaboration and leadership skills

What are your skills and experience?

  • Strong project management skills, problem-solving skills
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP, Excel and Word
  • Fluent in English written and spoken
  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance or related field
  • Consumer products forecasting and/or supply chain operations experience
  • Experience in and/or exposure to SOP processes and procedures, customer planning and/or supply planning
  • Experience with any forecasting application or supply planning software and/or SAP, IBP

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What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun.

  • Growth and Career Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Innovation, Collaboration and Fun
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Other fun Perks!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

Everyone is welcome in our sandbox and we are committed to an accessible and inclusive hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants.

Spin Master strives to create an accessible and inclusive application and selection process and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants who may require provisions to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team, by email at JobsEU@spinmaster.com or by phone at +421905215125 and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Erector® by Meccano®, Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2000, Spin Master has received 96 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 28 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To…


Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Erector® by Meccano®, Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2000, Spin Master has received 96 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 28 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,600 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia.

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