Logistics Specialist - 9M

Tokyo Permanent ¥6,000,000 - ¥9,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Take on a team lead position
  • Lead cutting-edge logistics initiatives in a dynamic international environment

About Our Client

This position is with a renowned mid-size international company known for pioneering innovative technologies. They are committed to empowering their teams and promoting hands-on leadership to achieve flawless execution and maintain a competitive edge in the healthcare industry.

Job Description

  • Oversee the import logistics into Japan, ensuring compliance with local regulations and maintaining efficiency in customs processes.
  • Manage comprehensive inventory control strategies to align with business forecasts and customer demand, enhancing inventory accuracy and turnover.
  • Coordinate onward distribution strategies to customers, optimizing delivery schedules and routes for improved service levels.
  • Lead the management of third-party logistics (3PL) providers, ensuring they meet performance standards for shipping accuracy, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement logistics policies and procedures that enhance operational efficiency and minimize operational disruptions.
  • Analyze logistics performance data to identify trends, resolve issues, and implement continuous improvements in the supply chain process.
  • Facilitate effective communication across sales, operations, and supply chain teams to ensure a unified approach to meeting business objectives.
  • Drive technology integration in logistics processes, enhancing data-driven decision-making and operational visibility.

The Successful Applicant

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively across functions.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in logistics or supply chain management, achieving measurable results.
  • Have a deep understanding of supply chain processes, including shipping, importation, and logistics management.
  • Be highly skilled in SAP;
  • Business-level English; able to communicate with international teams.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation, growth opportunities, and the chance to be part of a transformative industry leader.
  • Hybrid workstyle
Mike Corbyn
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+813 6832 8601

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
What is your area of specialisation?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Consultant name
Mike Corbyn
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8601
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

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