Logistics Manager

Job Title: Logistics Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chuo-ku, Japan
Industry: Supply Chain Management
Salary: 7000000 - 9500000
Reference: 10429
Contact Name: Mike Byrnes
Job Published 19th Jul 2018


This person will direct and coordinate all logistic activities within Japan including customer order administration, inbound freight, distribution centers and outbound transport.

Key Responsibilities

  • Source and propose appropriate logistic service provider; Participate with the negotiation of rates and contractual terms for the service provider

  • Supervise and oversee the daily operation and relationships of all third party logistics warehouse, distribution centers & transport operators servicing the Japan market.

  • Monitor all 3PL activities to safeguard the company's financial interests and optimize service to the company.

  • Responsible for building daily product flow management discipline within the supply chain.

  • Review and analyze activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine progress toward stated short-term and long-term goals and objectives.

  • Define, implement, and maintain 3PL scorecards to ensure high levels of service are being provided by 3PL service providers & to ensure that our expectations are clearly defined and understood by all 3PL service providers.

  • Play an active role in the introduction & continuous development of our company's visibility tool for shipment tracking, reporting and exception management.

  • Partner with internal departments to ensure that all standards are met and appropriate levels of audit and control are implemented and managed on a routine basis.

  • Plan, lead and coordinate stock takes at stores and warehouse.

  • Develop and maintain written procedures documenting various processes, policies and functions related to the tracking of assets.

  • Any other duties as may assign from time to time.

Reporting to Financial Controller. Dotted line to APAC Senior Logistics Manager.

Location: Ginza