Director, Global Supply Planning
Global division headquartered in Japan
Senior role with a transformation mandate
About Our Client
Our client is a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the world's largest privately owned companies based in the US. This division is a global business unit with its headquarters in Japan. It is a significant operation with over 7000 people and large scale manufacturing operations in multiple countries.
Leading a team of over 15 professionals, the Director Global Supply Planning will be responsible for reviewing, upgrading and building processes and S&OP capability for this global division. This is an opportunity to lead an organizational transformation, driving continuous improvement in the supply chain performance metrics. You will have influence in areas including employment of working capital, inventory days, delivery performance and operational utilization / efficiency. Key to your success will be the ability to employ better S&OP supply planning through collaboration with other functional groups in the organization.
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of state-of-the-art S&OP processes for complex international manufacturing operations and global sales activity. You will have a passion for talent and a desire to build a competitive, disciplined, and entrepreneurial organization. Fluency in both Japanese and English is essential.
What's on Offer
An attractive base salary and generous bonus scheme will be offered to the successful candidate.