Temporary Planner in Dongguan

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Title:             Temporary Planner

Reporting to:      Assistant Planning Manager

Location:             Dongguan, China


About Spin Master Corp.


Spin Master (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) 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.



  • Coordinate with suppliers about the product planning relevant job arrangement.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure system accuracy of production orders and planning parameters.
  • 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.
  • Any other duties assigned by the superior.
  • Ensure good service and relationship towards internal and external stakeholders & customers.
  • Work with suppliers, engineers and quality assurance staffs to meet delivery plan.
  • Handle daily correspondences from suppliers and headquarters.
  • Expedite suppliers schedule and delivery.
  • Monitor supplier production capacity and production status and material control.
  • Follow up rejects from quality control inspection.
  • Understand the capacities of assigned products and work closely with vendors to achieve committed capacities (manpower, facilities and so on).
  • Manage the raw material/WIP inventory of our vendors to ensure material availability and control the liability.
  • Handle purchasing, planning and distribution activities for assigned suppliers independently.
  • Supervise vendors’ daily production plans and ensure the production plans can fulfill delivery schedule. Monitor the production plan execution on daily basis.
  • 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.

Job Requirements


  • College degree or above.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated by new challenges, co-operative and excellent in working with multifunctional team.
  • 3-5 years’ relevant work experience in Toys of Trading/ Buying Office or 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.

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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