Team Lead Supply Planning

  • Hasbro
  • IN - Maha - Bhurai In
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: Hasbro

Location: Bhurai In, Maha, IN

Job Duration: 2021-05-04 to 2021-06-03


Team Lead Supply Planning

Purpose of Role

    • This role will be a key part of the Global Supply Planning team working closely with our external vendor partners and internal stakeholders (QA, PD, Logistics, Global Planning, OTC Teams) to effectively manage the supply of products to global markets delivering expected levels of supply reliability & customer service
    • Lead a pool of Planners/SPOCs providing needful oversight, guidance & support; coaching & developing team

Key Responsibilities

    • To work with engineering & Project Management on MOQ and lead time issues when products are in development stage
    • To monitor sales forecast changes to ensure demand requirement are met
    • To plan & control item schedules and proactively communicate, if current capacity or schedules are at risk
    • To manage allocation of production capacity
    • Materials Management
    • Co-ordinate Global Planning and Market MA releases
    • Manage material authorizations with respect to MOQ & lead-time issues
    • Order Processing and Data Maintenance
    • Order confirmation release
    • Ensure orders are released on time to keep production continuity & match forecast requirement
    • Overseeing standard good practices are adopted & implemented by the Planners/SPOCs in a uniform way across the board
    • Leading & driving projects with focus on continuous improvement, simplification & standardization through processes & systems

Years of Experience Required

    • 8 – 10 years of work experience in Supply Chain Planning (capacity, production, material planning, etc.), ideally in toy and entertainment industry, is preferable

Technical Skills Requirement

    • Engineering Degree or above; Post graduate degree in Operations / Supply Chain Management preferable
    • Knowledge of inventory control and shipping would be an advantage
    • Proficient in MS Office; particularly Excel skills & Analytics
    • Excellent command of English skills (written & oral)

Soft Skills Requirements

    • He/she will be an important part of driving the success of the team’s daily operations; ensuring cadence of weekly & monthly deliverables
    • Occasionally, he/she will be required to make operational decisions to ensure daily operation is efficient and effective
    • Fast learner with a passion for continuous learning and expanding his/her technical skills is essential
    • Strong teamwork capability, be able to cooperate with colleagues from different background, department and levels
    • Showing potential or ideally some relevant experience in coaching others, e.g. leading best practice, acting as escalation point, sharing experience and information
    • Respects the process and company’s practices while not afraid to challenge the status quo
    • Showing potential or ideally some relevant experience in leading and managing a project
    • Able to work independently and under pressure
    • Experience of leading & managing teams; problem solving mindset working collaboratively with cross-functional teams
    • Pro-active in approach & taking initiatives to drive positive changes
    • Excellent communication & influencing skills; stakeholder management


    • Planning (Global Planning & Logistics)

Office Location

  • Pune, India