Logistics Manager

Job title : Logistics Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 7,000,000 to 9,000,000
Reference : JOB_006920[275]

Overall objective/Purpose of the position

• To drive and ensure high-level logistics operation to fulfill consumer needs and experience through effective and efficient logistics infrastructure, systems, and processes.


• Manage and develop logistics team to enhance team effectiveness

➢ Knowledge sharing, developing new ways of working, development of each staff to ensure capability requirements

• Work with sales department and marketing department to determine manufacturing order units by SKU and placing orders to Headquarter

• Warehouse & distribution

➢ Develop a good relationship with outside import agency and manage import operation in a timely manner

➢ Distribution / Freight Management

 Take lead of total supply chain management through collaboration with internal departments

 Negotiation with service providers. Develop, monitor and review regularly the agreed operational and KPI performance

➢ Transportation – Major emphasis is to be placed on all forms of transportation

 Demurrage, cartage, offsite storage, interstate transfers, courier charges, home delivery costs are all to be continuously reviewed to drive ongoing efficiency and improvements and ensuring a consistent reduction in cost per appliance is achieved

➢ Manage pre-delivery operations inefficient way

➢ Manage and monitor all inventories (mainly stored at outside warehousing company), including B class and other rent-out inventories

➢ Other logistics operations such as disposal of inventories, recycling operations, and others

• Process Improvements/ New Ways of Working

➢ To refine and standardize across the stat

es all operating procedures, ensuring the most efficient outcome for the company and the best service for our customers.

➢ Lead and implement change projects for new logistics operations  Lead and responsible for implementation in Japan

 Act as a single point of contact for the global/ regional project team and closely collaborate in constructive way

• Communication

➢ Clear and measurable KPI’s / objectives are to be driven across the team but also filtered at an individual level

➢ Provide regular feedback on progress/issues across the business

➢ Communicate to the business timely and accurate information

Competencies/Skills for the position


Bachelor or above 大卒以上

Work experience: 5+ years of logistics experience in Japan subsidiary of a global company

Strong track record(s) as a leader in logistics project(s)

2+ years of people management as a line manager

Skills & Competencies:

• Business fluent English in written and verbal (TOEIC 730+)

• Communication – Clear and organized. Clarify purpose and importance; stress major points; follow a logical sequence

• Drive for Results – Show a strong sense of purpose. Know what is important to the success of the organization

• Customer Focus – Seek to understand customers – Actively seek information to understand customers’ circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs

• Builds Strategic Working Relationships – Seek opportunities. Proactively try to build effective working relationships with other people

• Building a Successful Team – Develops direction. Ensure that the purpose and importance of the team are clarified. Execute plan – Make sure strategies are carried out; monitor results and make adjustments as needed