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Demand Planning Analyst

Franklin Sports
Stoughton, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Franklin Sports, Inc. is a leading global sporting goods brand with an extremely rich history and reputation within the industry. Over the years, Franklin Sports has developed and maintained strong partnerships with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, the National Football League and Major League Soccer that bring energy, strength and uniqueness to our products. We understand consumer needs and offer the strongest value by manufacturing products to all levels of sports participants from some of the most well-known professional baseball players to those who are active in the youth sports community. We got our start in 1946 and Franklin Sports is still a family owned and operated company to this day.

The Demand Planning Analyst function is a key role within our Supply Chain Management Organization. Excellent informational and analytical analyses and organizational skills are a necessity. Key objectives will be managing the Statistical Forecast on the monthly basis, creation of forecasts for new sku introductions, managing the Capacity Planning process and working collaboratively with Inventory Planning on the output, owning Direct Ship demand and PO management and being a key stakeholder in the S&OP process.

The position is located at our headquarters in Stoughton, MA and will report to the Manager of Demand Planning.

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  • Work collaboratively with the Forecasting/Business Planning teams to ensure on time submission of monthly forecasts
  • Responsible for rolling up monthly forecasts by sku and comparing to LY and prior forecast submissions – ability to speak to which algorithms were used in the demand planning software to create the statistical forecast and why
  • Responsible for taking the monthly forecast and comparing against the capacity plans (by month) for each factory. Identify the outliers to be presented during S&OP for solution management
  • Once the monthly capacity plan is complete, pass on to the Inventory Planners for PO submission
  • Own the demand and PO processes for the Direct Ship business
  • Create Forecast Accuracy reporting and discuss finding with the business during S&OP
  • Own the bi-annual process for determining the lifecycle of a sku (discontinuation, etc).
  • Create necessary output documents in preparation for the monthly S&OP meetings and be a driver of the process
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required, ideally with focus in Business, Statistical Analytics, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in demand planning, ideally in the consumer goods industry with extensive knowledge of ERP, MRP and forecasting theory
  • Experience with Demand Planning/Supply Chain Software a plus


  • Possess solid analytics skills in forecasting and scenario building
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized with great follow through abilities
  • Advanced computer user skills (Word, Excel – esp. V-lookup & Pivot Tables, Outlook)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and juggle between daily, weekly, monthly demands
  • Ability to work well under pressure and able to work cross functionally with all levels in the organization and with outside vendors and clients

Level of Responsibility:

Interact independently with internal and external parties, has the knowledge to make independent decisions

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position does not supervise employees

If you are interested in joining the #FranklinFamily, please apply. We also want to share with you our benefits at a glance:

  • Employee Discounts
  • 401K with immediate participation and a 1% match after 3 months of employment, a safe harbor match of 3% and a profit-sharing 401(K) match of up to 1% after a full calendar year of employment
  • 401(K) match of 3%, plus a potential retirement contribution match
  • Participation in the annual bonus plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement after a waiting period

After 30 Days Waiting Period:

  • 20 days PTO program/10 Paid Holidays (prorated)
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid AD&D and Life Insurance (3 times Base Salary maxed at $500,000)
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Paid Short and Long Term disability plans
  • Flexible Spending with $550 Carry Over and Dependent Care Account Plans
  • Employee Life Assistance Plan and Identity Theft Protection Support


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit/stand, walk, kneel, crouch, has color and depth vision, possess the manual dexterity to use hands or fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear, climb on ladders or be in heights. The employee needs to be able to carry 25 pounds.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Franklin Sports


Stoughton, MA
02072 USA



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