S&OP Senior Manager (FMCG - up to 15M)

Tokyo Permanent ¥8,000,000 - ¥15,000,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Work for a fast growing business with great career progression
  • Opportunity to manage end to end supply chain planning

About Our Client

Our client is one of the top players in the food and beverage industry. They have a strong presence in Japan with 2 factories and now planning to expand and open one distribution center in Kanto area. They are now in search of a talented S&OP Manager or Senior Manager to lead the design and implementation of Japan's S&OP processes.

Job Description

  • Support the development and refinement of the long-term aggregate demand plan (24 month) in collaboration with account and category managers.
  • Support the optimization of short and long term supply plans in collaboration with local planning teams: long term capacity planning (4-12 months), production planning/scheduling (1-12 weeks); raw material planning (12-24 months).
  • Collaborate and align with sales and category management on demand plan assumptions; root cause analysis of forecast deviations and actions to improve accuracy; actions to close gaps to budget.
  • Develops Risk - Opportunity and Demand - Supply gap assessment, escalation, and mitigation process to support margin maximization
  • Lead the key S&OP meetings (Demand, Supply, Executive) to gain cross-functional consensus on the long-term demand and supply plans with emphasis on risks/opportunities and action items for risk mitigation and growth.
  • Document and communicate key actions and decisions to drive organizational alignment around the monthly demand and supply plans.
  • Leads all initiatives to improve the efficiency of the demand and supply planning processes

The Successful Applicant

  • Proficient in data analysis and business intelligence
  • Experience identifying and closing gaps by applying strong analytical and problem‐solving capabilities; including the ability to clearly define problems, collect data from a variety of sources, establish facts, draw valid/profitable conclusions, and make effective recommendations to leadership
  • Ability to be both a team player and a leader, focused on building strong cross-functional relationships
  • English language speaking and writing required
  • Global end-to-end supply chain and S&OP/IBP process knowledge

What's on Offer

  • Work for a fast growing business with great career progression
  • Opportunity to manage end to end supply chain operation
  • Competitive salary (Base + Performance Bonus)
  • Work closely with global in the U.S. Opportunity to use english in a daily basis.
Charles Mella
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Phone number
+813 6832 8926

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Chain Management
What is your area of specialisation?
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Job Type
Consultant name
Charles Mella
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8926
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational