Planner in Dongguan

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:             Planner

Reporting to:      Planning Supervisor

Location:             Dongguan, China


About Spin Master Corp.


Spin Master (TSX:TOY) is a leading global children’s entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Bakugan, Air Hogs®, Spin Master Games™ and the 2015 Toy of the Year, Zoomer™ Dino. Since 2005, Spin Master has received 58 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 14 wins across a variety of product categories. Spin Master has been recognized with 11 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. Spin Master is among a limited number of companies that not only develop and produce global entertainment properties, characters and content, but also monetize that content through the creation, sale and licensing of products. To date, Spin Master has produced five television series, including 2007 hit series Bakugan Battle Brawlers™ and its current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 950 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Germany, Holland, Mexico, China, Hong Kong and Japan.


Job Responsibilities:

  • To understand the capacities of assigned products and work closely with vendors to achieve committed capacities (manpower, facilities and so on).
  • To manage the raw material/WIP inventory of our vendors to ensure material availability and control the liability.
  • To handle purchasing, planning and distribution activities for assigned suppliers independently.
  • To supervise vendors’ daily production plans and ensure the production plans can fulfill delivery schedule. Monitor the production plan execution on daily basis.
  • To follow up all the supply issues of assigned products. If any potential or existing OTD failure happens, work with vendors and different internal teams closely to minimize the impact ASAP and figure out corrective actions.
  • To review suppliers' performance in terms of OTD, planning flexibility and material availability with related vendors in their factories on regular basis. Proactively identify potential supply risks in order to resolve all the coming risks at the early stage. Help and coach the vendors to improve their reliabilities and promote the cooperation.
  • To ensure system accuracy of production orders and planning parameters.
  • To ensure good service and relationship towards internal and external stakeholders & customers.

Job Requirements


  • University degree.
  • 3–5 years relevant work experience in Hard Toys of Trading/ Buying Office or EMS / FMCG industry, supplier management experience is preferable.
  • Strong data analytical skill.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English & Chinese/Mandarin. Able to work independently with overseas customers and vendors.
  • Proficient in ERP system, SAP preferred. Be familiar with MS office, especially Excel.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated by new challenges, co-operative and excellent in working with multifunctional team.


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