Logistics Assistant Manager - Food/FMCG

Job Title: Logistics Assistant Manager - Food/FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Minato-Ku, Japan
Industry: Supply Chain Management
Salary: 7000000 - 9000000
Reference: 10436
Contact Name: Mike Byrnes
Job Published 23th Jul 2018


  • This position manages day to day logistics and import operations and drives logistics related projects with logistics vendors in corporation with Supply Chain Operation Manager. This position plays a critical role to maintain our product pipeline with strong collaboration with all parties involved and enable the lean, efficient, and agile supply chain.
  • This position plans,co ordinates, and manages activities including customer collaboration and DiB (cost saving) with focusing on enhancing relationship with customer care leader, sales operation team, and any other related parties.

    Logistics Operation

  • Lead Japan’s warehouse operations and delivery services to be best in class (communication, logistics operation efficiency, logistics quality and service level) .

  • Lead regular communication with logistics companies and provide complete pipeline visibility.

  • Manage day-to-day operations in the company's entire logistics operation tasks in corporation with customer care team leader and supply planners.

  • Manage import operation service with import coordination supplier.


  • Lead continuous improvement activities for logistics operation/network to achieve DiB target.

  • Manage supply related cost (storage, handling, flight to customer, drayage, etc.) and lead tender with logistics third parties.

    Team Collaboration

  • Lead customer collaboration with customer care leader and sales operation team.

  • Lead any logistics related projects ( warehouse launch project).

  • Support logistics governance/quality leader in the area Quality in Distribution (i.e.pest control, logistics audit, and logistics quality) in collaboration with Q&FS team.

  • Input any impact to business to co-pilot/sales team from logistics perspective.

  • Support supply operation manager in setting department Vision/Mission, developing team strategy, and engaging operation team members.
  • Recommend efficient process in whole domestic logistics and import operations.
  • Recommend and drive continuous improvement activities with logistics third parties.

  • Report operational KPI.

  • Input current status and risk regarding logistics operation into S&OP+process.

  • Recommend department strategic/tactical objectives.

  • Make operational decision in daily supply and stock management.




    Logistics third parties

    As required. Every day

    Manage logistics operations

    Customer-care team leader

    As required. Every day

    Co-work to improve logistics quality

    QA Expert Manager

    As required.

    DQM related

    Sales operation (CS)

    Every day

    Manage and control customer requirement on delivery

    Supply planner

    As required. Every day


    SCM operation manager

    As required.

    Manage overall logistics service

    QA manager

    As required


    SAP system experience English (TOEIC > 700) Logistics operation experience