Product Development Manager

Job title : Product Development Manager
Location : Saitama-shi, Saitama, Japan
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 8,000,000 - 12,000,000
Contact : Christopher Sim
Email : email Christopher
Reference : JOB_007094[380]

Our client is a leading automotive company searching to hire a product development manager.

The product development manager will be responsible for strategic sourcing, overseeing import / export activities, 3PL management, cost reduction initiatives and building a stronger global network.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and grow the company's global network in line with sourcing strategy.
  • Implementation of cost reduction initiatives across the company's operations and logistics.
  • Benchmarking, standardization and optimization of business processes and operations.
  • Oversee and improve quality controls of products.
  • Developing a new technology from suppliers to lead mobility markets with new products.


  • At least 5 years experience in automotive.
  • Fluent in English and Japanese, both spoken and written.
  • Capable of translating business needs into strategic actions
  • Experience with 3PL Management, supply chain and logistics.
  • Extensive knowledge of standards, processes and operations.
  • Comprehensive problem solving, analytical, leadership and relationship building skills.
  • Logical, results oriented, multi-tasking capability and strong drive to improve.
  • Availability for frequent travel.