Tokyo - Head of Operations - Global Automotive Company

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥10,000,000 - ¥12,000,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Global automotive supplier company with strong relationships with major OEMs
  • Head of Operations role that will manage end-to-end supply chain operations

About Our Client

Our client is a global manufacturer of automotive supplies. The company has strong relationships with well-known Japanese and multinational OEM companies for various markets such as passenger cars, trucks, buses, etc. The Japan office has nearly 50 employees and is located in Central Tokyo.

Job Description

  • Oversee end-to-end supply chain operations by aligning demand planning, supply planning, inventory control, and logistics functions while optimizing costs and mitigating risks
  • Manage a team of over 10 people by creating KPIs, providing coaching, and developing succession plans
  • Report to Global Supply Chain function to align on regional strategy and implement at local level
  • Collaborate with APAC Global Team to plan and lead optimization projects
  • Engage with outsourced logistics vendors to optimize costs and quality of service

The Successful Applicant

  • Over 5 years of supply chain management experience
  • Experience in B2B manufacturing industries is a must (automotive and/or chemicals preferred)
  • People management experience
  • Fluent Japanese language skills with business level English skills

What's on Offer

  • Top position within company's supply chain department
  • Ability to report to both company president and APAC regional office
  • People management role
  • Competitive salary package and benefits
  • Central location
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
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Fabiel Jean-Philippe
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+813 6832 8959
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