Materials Planner

Job Title: Materials Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Minato-ku, Japan
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.

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

  • 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