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Materials Planner

Job Title: Materials Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Minato-ku, Japan
Industry:
Salary: 5,000,000 - 6,500,000
Reference: 10547
Contact Name: Suwanna Heng
Job Published: August 03, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Our client is a major European company who has specialized in the building, automotive, and manufacturing industries. In this position, you are responsible for the efficient materials planning and associated supply chain processes.

Responsibility:
1.Delivery performance & inventory turns
  • Order planning & placement
  • Communicate proactively (internal & external)
  • Arrange import shipments with forwarders and customs clearance
2. SCM controlling and administration (Forecast check, Master data update and Stock analysis)
3. SCM improvement projects
  • Cost-down projects
  • Margin improvement projects
  • Alignment with overseas affiliates to optimize material management for cross boarder business
4. Team development

Requirements:
  • University degree or college preferred, but not a must if candidate has practical experience in SCM
  • Fluent (spoken and written) in Japanese and English
  • Experience in the field of materials requirements planning or other SCM function preferred
  • Strong affinity to figures / planning
  • Proficient in MS Office (MS Excel in particular); experience in SAP a big plus
  • Experience in the productive industry a plus
  • Ability to work well in global and cross-functional teams