Tokyo - Supply Chain Planning Director - Food Service Company

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥20,000,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Global food service company with over 400 employees in Japan
  • Director level role with opportunity to develop overall company strategy

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational food service company. The company offers logistics, warehousing, and supply chain consultancy services to the food service industry. The Japan office has approximately 400 employees and the Planning team consists of 80 people. Through a supportive employee development system, our client supports employees' development by providing opportunities to transfer to internal teams, aim for management positions, and lead global scale projects.

Job Description

  • Manage department of over 20 people by creating KPIs, providing coaching, and develop succession plans
  • Align demand planning, supply planning, inventory control, and delivery functions while optimizing costs and mitigating risks
  • Communicate with regional functions to align on overall supply chain strategy and ensure compliance within Japan market
  • Work closely alongside Marketing Department to ensure planning functions are in alignment with changing demand against marketing campaigns
  • Maintain smooth relationships amongst key suppliers and customers

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 10 years of supply chain experience
  • Experience in demand planning, supply planning, and/or S&OP management
  • At least 5 years of people management experience
  • Fluent Japanese language skills with business level English skills
  • Experience working in consumer goods industry preferable

What's on Offer

  • Large multinational organization of over 400 employees in Japan
  • Opportunity to manage a department of over 20 people
  • Opportunity to be a member of Japan Leadership team
  • Opportunity to work with regional teams
  • Competitive salary package and benefits
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
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Phone number
+813 6832 8959

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Chain Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Consultant name
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8959
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational