Distribution Planner

Job title : Distribution Planner
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Contact : Garvita Singh
Email : email Garvita
Reference : JOB_007311[615]

MISSION STATEMENT

 

 

REPORTING STRUCTURE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS


 

Optimize stock management for Japan network, ensure stores are replenished at adequate level to maintain a high product availability while reducing stock excess across the network.

 

Report to Supply Chain Manager

 

   Regional & Central Supply Chain

   Central and local Logistics

   Retail / Stores

   Merchandising

   Distribution Center



MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES


Stock Replenishment & availability

   Continuous review of replenishment target by store and by product to ensure adequate stock level and high product availability

 

Store Stock Monitoring

   Monitor store stock coverage and optimize overall inventory level

   Manage slow movers and seasonal items across retail network and

Distribution Center

   Plan and organize end of life product strategies in cooperation with merchandising

 

Stock rebalancing

   Redefine the local rebalancing process

   Organize and monitor rebalancing at both local and global levels

   Monitor the efficiency for all transfers/rebalancing, alert on slow movers

   Communicate shipping needs to Logistics Support planning functions (launch, forecast, actively participate in projects involving Supply Chain

Reporting)

   Establish and communicate KPIs for Supply Chain activities

   Ad-hoc analysis and reporting

   Increased responsibilities in line with growth of the company

   Similar position in other group companies

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

   Native Japanese, written/reading English

   At least 5 year working experience, including 2 year on similar position in retail/FMCG industries

   Successful experience at working across different functional areas and levels of organization

   Excellent Excel skills and overall computer skills

   Experience in project management is a plus

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

   Excellent analytical skills and logical thinking are essential

   Very strong communication and interpersonal skills

   Team player

   Autonomous, proactive

   Good organization & planning

   Curious, fast-learner

   Attention to details

   Adaptable