Supply Planner

Spin Master International SARL

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
od 1.500 EUR v zavislosti od skusenosti

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Supply Planner position is a highly visible Supply chain role that is responsible for overseeing and optimizing the inventory planning and procurement cost across the supply chain network. Ability to balance the sometimes conflicting goals of inventory targets, target customer service levels, forecast accuracy, and safety stock requirements for the allocated portfolio of SKU’s for which he or she is assigned.

Specific Responsibilities:
• Responsible for maintaining inventories, developing the supply plan to reduce out of stocks across the supply chain network to increase service levels while minimizing purchasing costs and capital employed.
• Proactively utilize MRP’s and other tools to review inventory projections & supply-demand summaries to prevent potential shortages or excessive inventory and demurrage.
• Implement and maintain inventory and material management strategies by regular review and optimization of inventory parameters and levels (e.g. reorder pt, safety stock, ABC categorization, forecast bias, etc.). Set up inventory targets and monitor actual inventory levels vs. targets
• Ability to assess purchasing options, calculate total into stock costs and analyzing cost reduction opportunities to optimize total spend by optimizing loads via combining various products onto a single order, pre-ordering as needed to reduce costs, surveying alternative suppliers for cost reductions, adjusting hub-spoke networks as needed to reduce costs, etc.
• Conduct root cause analysis for supply chain issues/variances and define corrective action plans to avoid re-occurrence. Review out of stock situations or shortage of supply issues and recommend mitigations. Utilize exception reports to identify and correct potential out of stock issues
• Conduct regular business and performance reviews with Demand Planning, Sales and Marketing, participation in S&OP processes.
• Identify and manage potential inventory obsolescence to minimize aged inventory and eventual write-offs
• Creates and understands rough cut capacity plan (RCCP)
• Track and reconcile weekly/monthly metrics versus established targets
• Other ad-hoc duties assigned by Manager

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University student
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

Supply Chain equivalent experience in distribution or related business environment.
Data manipulation - including graphs, Pivot tables, Vlookups, etc.
Formulas / Calculation capability - development of analytical models in Excel, solver, etc.
Expertise with various ERP systems within a production environment specially SAP R3
Excellent communication and Team building skills
Strong customer orientation
Candidate must possess very strong analytical skills, detailed oriented
Ability to deal with complexity and manage ambiguity
Demonstrated project management skills
Collaborative skills in resolving long and short positions in inventory
Drive for process improvement & ability to perform root cause analysis


Brief description of the company

Spin Master (TSX:TOY; is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer™, Bakugan™, Meccano™, and 2017 Toys of the Year, Hatchimals™, Air Hogs™ and PAW Patrol™. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 82 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 21 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 1,000 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

Spin Master International S.a.r.l., organizačná zložka
Karadžičova 14/7609
821 08 Bratislava
ID: 3011698   Dátum zverejnenia: 4.7.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   od 1.500 EUR v zavislosti od skusenosti