LEGO

Sr. Element Planner

LEGO

Oct 26th, 2022
The LEGO Group, a privately-held firm based in Billund, Denmark. The LEGO Group is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities through high-quality, creatively educational play materials, and its employees are guided by the motto adopted in the 1930s by founder Ole Kirk Christiansen: "Only the best is good enough".

LEGO is an inspiring and rewarding place to work. Our culture is characterised by an informal atmosphere, an open dialogue, and respect for each other. So if you are a dedicated professional with an imaginative mind who wants to take play seriously, we can offer you the building blocks for a great career.

Billund, Denmark

U.S. Headquarters:

LEGO Systems, Inc.
555 Taylor Road
Enfield, CT 06082
https://www.lego.com/en-gb/aboutus/careers/

Job Description

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Are you passionate about end-to-end planning in the product development process?

Join us with your optimal planning skills and help ensure that we bring fantastic novelty products and experiences to market!

Core Responsibilities

  • Create a high-level flow-plan on Novelty and New Color elements for all novelty LEGO products, based on the output from the Rough-Cut Portfolio Plan and close interaction with Project Leaders and Element Production sites
  • Ensure a levelled workload across all production sites and ensure all elements are available according to the overall development plan
  • Consolidate the end-to-end planning by coordinating, prioritizing, and ordering elements, textiles, stickers etc. (various workstreams going into a LEGO product)
  • Understand the element value chain and work closely with various functional specialists and Leaders to keep us on track
  • Balance and prioritize deliveries based on time constraints and cost in an environment where change is the norm
  • Follow up and review the product development process performance and provide recommendation on continuous improvement

Play your part in our team succeeding

The Product Marketing Development Element Planning Team plays a key role in the Novelty element process working together with colleagues from Project Management, Element Design, Element & Mould team. We are responsible to plan the Element flow and enable other colleagues to do their part. We continuously drive operational excellence by helping the business learn from current performance and building better ways of working!

As Senior Element Planner, you are responsible to build early forecasts and rolling 12-months overviews on 3 different levels (frozen horizon, assumption, and scenario plans) to enable feasibility and resource discussions with portfolio & resource owners. You will help to improve our planning principles, provide data for better forecasting and flexibility for decision making.

Do you have what it takes?

  • 4+ years of experience as project planner with exposure to big pipeline/larger supply chain set ups within product development, design organization or similar
  • Proven track record in utilising planning methods from traditional waterfall planning towards various agile planning methods
  • Experience bringing impact to business results from end to end perspective within a matrix organization, ability to prioritise and drive planning between a mix of physical & digital pipeline
  • A strong collaborator, pragmatic problem solver and phenomenal team mate who enjoys working with colleagues & partners across the organisation
  • An open communicator with great presentation skills and data driven when it comes to decision making
  • Experience with SAP would have an added advantage

Join the global LEGO® team

What’s in it for you? Here are some of what to expect:

  • Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.
  • Insurances – All colleagues are
    covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
  • Wellness– We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes run by local teams where you are based.
  • Colleague
    Discount– We know you’ll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.
  • Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.
  • Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

Build your career brick by brick at the LEGO Group.

    Location
    Billund New Building, Denmark

    Job ID
    3-3590

    Category
    Data Analytics / Warehousing, & Business Intelligence

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