Supply Chain Manager

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
Japan - Kobe
Job Advert Description

Mandatory requirements

Bachelors’ degree or a professional certification from APICS or CIPS. Candidates with a diploma/technical college education with more than 8 years of experience are welcome to apply.

Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in Procurement, Supply Chain planning, with a broad overview on supply chain management.

Demonstrate strong understanding of supply chain and/or sourcing, negotiation and purchasing techniques

Proven ability to manage different ways of working and managing complexity.

Good understanding of Continuous Improvement principles and practices and how to develop and manage highly effective teams

Good interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to get buy-in across multiple stakeholders in a functional matrix organization.

Demonstrate good written and oral skills in English, as the incumbent will be expected to interact regularly with colleagues from across the globe.

Foreign candidates who have local Japanese residency status are eligible to apply, but must have proven written & oral Japanese skills (minimum qualification JLPT-N2)

Additional preferences

Good understanding of best practice in terms of global freight, transportation and logistics

Proficiency in one of the following enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, such as SAP, Oracle Netsuite, Sage or IFS.

Knowledge in managing Dangerous Goods (DG) logistics (IATA DGR and/or IMDG) would be highly desirable.

Knowledge in continuous improvement methodology and tools.

Experience in data analytics or use of Business Intelligence (BI) tools, such as PowerBI, Qlik, Tableau.

Experience in Survitec related markets and business sector.

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