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Planning Manager in Jiaxing

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 2/18/2019

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Job Description

Job Title:               Planning Manager

Reporting to:        Senior Planning Manager

Location:               Dongguan, China


About Spin Master


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.


Job Overview:

  • Oversee the planning operations in East China.
  • Manage supply planning staff and scheduling of material flow to meet production schedules and customer requirements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the master schedule that supports business forecast, including establishing lead-times, lot sizes and safety stocks.
  • Monitor inventory liability, establish proper control tools to trace, review and audit EME claims.
  • Establish process control and guideline to optimize the level of Consignment and Material authorization.
  • Perform capacity management, takes appropriate actions resulting from GAP analysis.
  • Improve SAP utilization and carry out process reengineering for streamlining planning process.
  • Communicate with the head quarter in Canada for the demand and supply gap, EME, master supply schedule and product flow.
  • Ensure supply plan is well executed and handle risks and issues related to the planning and inventory.
  • Perform ad-hoc project as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • University graduate.
  • At least 10 years' relevant work experience in Hard Toys of Trading/ Buying Office or EMS / FMCG industry.
  • Experience in SAP R/3 system or ERP system required.
  • Able to work independently with overseas customers and vendors and handle full-range Able to work independently with overseas Planning Team and handle full-range production planning duties. Familiar with capacity and FOB Planning.
  • High exposure to high mix and high matrix planning.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English & Chinese/Mandarin.
  • Effective presentation and communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, independent, good interpersonal skill and responsible.
  • Good computer knowledge; proficient in Excel is a must.


We are an equal opportunity employer. Any information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used only in consideration for relevant/similar post(s) within Spin Master.

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


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