Sales Inventory and Operations Plan Senior Manager

Job title : Sales Inventory and Operations Plan Senior Manager
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 7,000,000 to 9,000,000
Reference : JOB_006928[761]

This position is in charge of the Planning / Purchasing function in the Supply Chain and plans the product/merchandise Purchasing and inventory plan to support the sales budget and adjust along to sales forecast by managing the inventory.


Primary Roles and Responsibilities

1) On-time delivery (in full) management of products to support and execute sales plan with the creation of its purchasing plans. It's including
resolution of operational difficulties and conflicts between demand and supply(S&OP, US$ Forecast, Buy Plan)
2) On-time submission of various planning reports along to the schedule (Buy Plan, IFT, P/O, OTB, Inventory Plan)

3) OTB and inventory management along with inventory projection, updated sales plan, and DIO guidance. Drive improvements by working with
commercial teams and initiating action plans.

4) Supply Management (Adjustment of delivery due date, payment terms,change ship mode)

5) Budget planning and execution including adjustment

Competencies Required to Perform Duties

1) Presentation skills (Ability to provide quantitative explanations by oral and materials in both Japanese and English, including analysis of the current state, the root of the cause, and future state)
2) Negotiation skills (internal / externally negotiable for problem-solving, price, delivery date, contract terms and conditions in Japanese and English)
3) Problem recognition/improvement skills (ability to analyze situations, finding a root of the cause, execute for cost reduction, improve business efficiency and service)

4) Quantitative expression (Ability to use KPI for goal setting, evaluate the progress and results as well as understand the current status and measure improvement)

5) High target setting, performance, and driven result-oriented

Preferred Qualification, Experience

1) English: Business
2) Communication skills (internal/external, regardless of job title and hierarchy, smooth communication in oral and written forms in Japanese and English)

3) Management skills (more than 5 years of experience with 3 or more report lines)

4) 5 years of planning/purchasing experience (including import transactions from overseas suppliers)