Create and implement supply chain strategy in line with the business objectives.
Develop strategy that supports operations optimization
Manage measures to control costs of the "end to end" supply chain.
Drive operational functions in the business (buying, operations, suppliers, etc.)
Improve the overall financial performance of capital employed and inventories levels.
Define and agree clear KPI's for the business to track improvements in the key targeted areas.
Key responsibilities & accountabilities
Development of strategy, policy, and annual plan
Lead development strategy, policy and annual plan for logistics, inventory control and logistics/inventory control system.
Logistics- Lead analysis of external environment, and optimization, validation and maintenance of SCM (relevant industry, new technology, etc).
Lead planning, execution and validation of technological development and validation of logistics process flow (cost, delivery time, damage, environmental load, etc).
Lead evaluation, selection, contract, operation management, consultation and improvement proposal of logistics and suppliers.
Lead Import and Export-related operations.
Inventory Control- Lead development, update and validation of appropriate standard of inventory.
Lead development, planning, execution management, variance analysis and validation of guideline for inventory in warehouse.
Lead development, support and validation of logistics/inventory control system.
Lead execution of annual plan, monitoring of objectives and annual plan, and improvement required matters.
Lead planning, control of department budget, and execution of department cost reduction plans.
Lead management of customer and employee personal information, and confidential information.
Lead operation and management of information system of the department.
Lead optimization and documentation of business process within department. (SOP, WI, etc.)
Native level Japanese is a Must
English Skill: TOEIC over 800
Excellent PC Skill (Excel, Powerpoint, Word), Especially Excel
University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Business Engineer with focus on Supply Chain Management or Logistics.
At least 5 years experience of Supply Chain/Logistics Management within food industry
Experience in coordinating LSPs or suppliers.
Min. 5 years in management positions or equivalent experience
Open minded, proactive, patient and able to work under pressure
Results-oriented, with good business acumen
Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills
Entrepreneur Mindset, and strong Customer Service