Operation Manager

Job Title: Operation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sibuya-ku, Japan
Salary: 8,000,000 to 10,000,000
Reference: 10228
Contact Name: Wayne Yoshida
Job Published: May 11, 2018 09:00

Job Description

Job Overview: You will support in overseeing the supply and logistics operations for both Japan and Hong Kong/Macau. Your role will be to make sure we have stable supply of high quality products from our sourcing zones in Mexico, Europe and the United States that satisfy the high market requirements and our products reach our customers in Japan in full and on time. You will be responsible to independently lead a large sourcing project for Japan Business.

Key responsibilities:
 Lead the global communication and alignment with our sourcing zones and global directors, align on production plans, solve quality issues and stabilize supply
 Align with our regional operations hub in Shanghai and Korea on zone topics and leverage the existing infrastructure to increase efficiency and build synergies
 Lead the local team being responsible for supply planning, making sure that commercial demand is aligned with local stock planning as well as managing our inland third party logistics partner securing a stable and on time delivery
 Constantly looking for opportunities of efficiency increase, price reductions while keeping our quality standards at a consistently high level  Independently lead large sourcing project for Japan

Must have
 Strong action driven/ability to get things done, target oriented with high commitment to learning
 Hungry to grow career wise, personally, the business as well as developing people
 International mindset, willingness to take ownership of your role and our vision as a whole
 Capacity to think out of the box, challenging current ways of working and curious for improvements
 High capacity to learn, high adaptability, flexibility and a self-starter
 Analytic, conceptual and strategic thinking skills
 Project Management experience
 Fluent in English

Nice to have
 fluent in written & spoken Japanese
 Approx. 5 years logistics and supply chain experience in FMCG with appreciation for beer & food
 Master Degree preferred with specific supply chain and logistics experience