Cold Chain Warehouse Project Manager, Japan & Korea

Job title : Cold Chain Warehouse Project Manager, Japan & Korea
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 8,000,000 to 13,000,000
Contact : Wayne Yoshida
Email : email Wayne
Reference : JOB_007212[928]

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for Cold/chilled warehouse project planning, management, and delivery 
  • Work with civil engineers, designers, port staff, and other technical peers for the development of the facility
  • Work with solutions engineers and Warehouse team for process modeling to derive on warehouse resource requirement (manpower, equipment, MHE, IT), storage type (racking, shelving, automation), capital expenditure (CAPEX) items and operating expenses (OPEX).
  • Liaise with Regional Procurement team to obtain cost information as required and help manage vendors as needed
  • Liaise with Area HR team to prepare for manpower cost according to each job level’s requirement.
  • Prepare presentation materials to illustrate the project 
  • Follow through opening, implementation and first months of activity  
  • Ad-hoc duties assigned by Manager.

    We are looking for:

    • Project management skills and experience
    • Ideally but not mandatory technical knowledge and experience on Cold Chain in one or more of the following: food, pharma, chemicals, other chilled and frozen commodities.  
    • Fluent in Japanese (must) and English
    • In-depth understanding of supply chain, ideally cold chain  
    • Ability to work independently and in groups 
    • Resourceful, result-oriented, optimistic and able to thrive under pressure to meet tender deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and negotiation skills
    • Must be meticulous, having advanced organizational skills and a team player
    • Strong desire for success 
    • A basic understanding of contractual terms is an added advantage.
    • Position requires to visit Yokohama port often.