■ Individual Contributorとして勤務頂き、直接のレポート先はSCM regional Directorとなります。
－ In conjunction with MP/IC Teams oversee the systems for scheduling the receipt of inventory from vendors at logistics facilities and stores. Ensure that inventory availability targets are met whilst optimizing the utilization of goods－receiving capacity.
－ Control inbound import shipments from origin including arrangements for vessel off－loading, brokerage （including customs clearance） and onward delivery （drayage） to logistics facilities.
－ Ensure the timely availability of appropriate transport at logistics facilities for collection of outbound goods. Continuously monitor vendor performance against KPI’s.
－ Oversee transportation delivery performance to stores including costs, timeliness and service levels
－ Manage the process for delivery of EComm sales to customers. Evaluate providers, negotiate contracts and monitor performance to optimize service and minimize costs.
－ Actively seek opportunities for cost－reduction / service improvement by working in conjunction with transportation vendors on areas including routing ＆ scheduling, load consolidation, back－haul, vehicle selection ＆ availability, driver performance etc.
－ Oversee transportation operations and provide routine reports of operating costs and service levels.
－ Review all transportation contracts and report on vendor performance against contractual obligations.
－ Control the process for routine transportation vendor review and contract renewal including RFP process, vendor consolidation and the development of a standard operating contract
－ Assume responsibility for all Health, Safety ＆ Environmental issues relating to transportation operations. Actively seek opportunities to reduce the environmental footprint of transport operations
－ Graduate. Ideally in transport, logistics, supply chain or a related discipline
－ At least 10 years’ experience in a senior transportation role with full cost centre responsibility
－ Extensive current knowledge of the transport industry in Japan
－ Previous experience controlling 3rd Party transport contracts with multiple providers including contract negotiations
－ Collaborative style with well－developed senior management expertise. Confident in leading teams to deliver results
－ Advanced analytical skills and good commercial awareness
－ Practiced communicator with good spoken / written English language skills
－ Previous experience in retail FMCG distribution services in Japan preferred
－ Experience of working for a transport company would be an advantage
－ Exposure to working with a multi－national company would be an advantage