Logistics Manager - Energy Company - Tokyo

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥8,000,000 - ¥11,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Global solar energy company that manufactures solar modules
  • Senior logistics position that will manage end-to-end logistics process

About Our Client

Our client is a global renewable energy that specializes in the solar energy sector. The company manufactures solar modules and power systems for corporations (such as plants/factories) and private residences. The company was founded over 20 years ago and has quickly established itself as a market leader, becoming a publicly listed company shortly after its founding. The Japan office has around 70 employees and their office is centrally located in Tokyo.

Job Description

  • Manage importing process by collaborating with overseas plants and 3PL partners, while ensuring compliance with local customs
  • Interface with 3PL partners (includes forwarding companies, warehousing companies, shipping companies) to arrange smooth transportation and evaluate performance to ensure quality service
  • Collaborate closely with HQ offices and local commercial stakeholders to create alignment on inventory needs and delivery lead times
  • Lead operational aspect of company-wide projects and initiatives
  • Maintain inventory reports and customer service logs in ERP system
  • Manage staff and establish KPIs for team members to monitor logistics performance
  • Provide coaching and training for the team members

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 5 years of logistics experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing company (energy or machinery related industry would be preferable)
  • People management and 3PL management experience
  • Fluent Japanese skills required and business level English skills preferred
  • Must be a resident of Japan and/or must hold a valid working visa for Japan

What's on Offer

  • Global renewable energy company that is an industry leader
  • Opportunity to lead a team as head of department
  • Opportunity to report directly to company president
  • Opportunity to liaise with global offices
  • Competitive salary package and benefits
  • Hybrid remote work option available
Contact
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6391313
Phone number
+813 6832 8959

Job summary

Function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Specialisation
Logistics
What is your area of specialisation?
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8959
Job Reference
JN-042024-6391313
Company Type
Foreign Multinational
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

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