Supply Chain Manager

Job title : Supply Chain Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 8,000,000 - 9,000,000~
Contact : Maribeth Mockovak
Email : email Maribeth
Reference : JOB_007572[591]

A leading food processing company is seeking a Supply Chain Manager!




Lead and manage delivery of supply & logistic team to maximize the efficiency, timeliness, and cost effectiveness of the organization. Collaborate with difference functions to manage ongoing relationships with major suppliers, vendors, or sub-contractors (for example suppliers, transport companies) to minimize costs and ensure the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and update logistics condition for each category with multi-functional coordination.

  • Lead detailed planning for launch with the technical community.

  • Handle the service level agreement with producing locations (own, 3rd party, import).

  • Design and develop supply chain options with analysis for future capacity expansion

  • Out-sourced warehousing (OSW) and distribution functions: negotiate on the terms of services, work closely with OSW on delivery, promotional re-packaging, raw materials storage, ad hoc supply etc,
  • Co-pack sub-contractors in various locations: manages the purchasing of proprietary ingredients and packaging materials (including the management of ordering and delivery lead time, safety stock and necessary co- ordination of importation with co-packers), manages the specific shipment, insurance, palletization etc needs peculiar to co-pack sub-contracting.

Job Qualifications


  • Education: University degree in Supply Chain Management and / or Logistics
  • Experience: 10Y+ solid experience in supply chain or logistic, preferably in a FMCG company



Key Skills & Knowledge Required


  • Multicultural perspective: ability to work across borders, understand cultural nuances and customs.

  • Strategic planning and operation management skills in category and customer management

  • Verbal and written communication skills in Mandarin and English

  • Project or cross-functional taskforce management skills

  • Knowledge of BPCS system is an added advantage