Supply Chain Planning Director - Asia @ 40名 世界的に有名!米系消費財メーカー企!

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 8516565ST

■ 5つの有名ブランドを持つ当社は世界的に名の知れた企業となっています。
■ このポジションは2~3名のスタッフのマネジメントをし、海外のAPAC大京にレポートしていただくお仕事です。
■ アジア全体の需要・在庫計画の管理や分析、セールスリード、営業・販売と生産を統合的に管理(SIOP)するなど責任のある業務をしていただきます。

- Manage a 24 month forward looking unit based demand forecast, incorporating inputs from multiple channels and partners to drive upstream operational and revenue forecasts 
- Lead an international team of demand planners across the Asia Pacific region, providing direction, coaching, and guidance to drive accurate forecasts led by consensus processes 
- Own and facilitate the demand inputs to regional Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) process, including garnering consensus on the plan, assessment of risks & opportunities, documentation of critical assumptions and issue lists and communication of critical measures and assumptions
- Develop effective analysis / management tools to drive understanding of the demand forecast at all levels
- Create and develop effective partnerships with Regional Sales at the channel level to provide meaningful analyses and identify trends, as well as determine short and long-term requirements.
- Look for ways to engage and influence the demand/sales forecast; offering analyses, insights, recommendations to business partners to maintain the integrity of the forecast
- Partner closely with Finance team to validate financial impact of the demand plan and gain consensus; additional coordination related to achievement of financial targets, creation of annual budgets, and impact of the plan to inventory
- Drive effective action on excess/obsolete inventory, with a focus on avoidance by effective management of the demand forecast, but also on creating and driving action plans for existing inventory exposures
Effectively challenge business partners and executive management with a focus on maintaining consensus and legitimacy in the demand forecast


- Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or equal professional qualification
- 7 or more years of increasing leadership responsibility in supply chain management role/s
- 3 + years of experience in a Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning (SIOP) leadership role
- Working knowledge of SAP (R/3) or similar ERP platform 
- Business level verbal and written communication in Japanese and English. 
- Strong working knowledge of best practices in planning and inventory management systems.
- Solid background in leading edge manufacturing and materials management processes
- Experience of working with major brands for a recognized consumer goods company
- Worked at a senior level driving and supporting business improvement
- Have a hands on approach
- Excellent management, leadership and interpersonal skills
- Significant experience in inventory planning
- Practical experience using Supply Chain Planning systems (Logility, JDA, Manugistics or similar).