Country General Manager – Warehousing, Logistics & Supply Chain

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Job Function:

Management, Operations, Retail, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport

Industry:

Life Sciences, Logistics, Supply Chain & Transportation, Wholesale, Retail

Type:

Full Time

Employer Type:

Recruiter / Dispatch / Temp Agency

Location:

Tokyo, Tokyo 

Salary:

12-17,000,000

Salary Type:

per year

Visa Sponsorship Available:

Yes

Restricted to Domestic Applicants?:

Overseas applicants allowed

English Language Requirement:

Business Level

Japanese Language Requirement:

Business Level

Posted:

May 24, 2018
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Job Requirements:

COUNTRY GENERAL MANAGER – WAREHOUSING, LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN
“Fluent Bilingual Japanese & English Speaker required for Time Critical Packaging, Processing & Order Fulfilment Pharmaceutical Cold Chain GMP Warehousing & Logistics Operation”

Salary:  Excellent JPY + Bonus + Benefits

Tokyo, Japan


Our client is the division of a NYSE quoted multinational. A global leader in outsourced pharmaceutical picking, packaging and order fulfillment, the company works with major international drug manufacturers to provide exceptionally high on-time service levels to stringent regulatory and QA standards with no margin for error. All orders are assembled, packaged and distributed worldwide with total supply chain visibility and control via a network of depots. The company manages the whole process from the project planning stage through regulatory hurdles, warehouse processes, shipping and delivery.


 

Job Description:

Due to dynamic growth and promotion, our client now requires a Country General Manager Warehousing, Logistics and Supply Chain, fluent in both Japanese and English, to take day to day, profit & loss financial responsibility for its logistics/supply chain facilities and operations in Japan to include secondary packaging, cold chain warehousing, storage, picking and distribution.   You will report to a Global Supply Chain Director.

This will include:

• recruitment of staff, the directing, implementing and use of management systems;
• ensure systems and capacity are sufficient to meet storage needs;
• independently develop strategies and tactics for improving operational efficiencies while improving service levels and profitability;
• provide leadership and assume responsibility for the functional and financial control of the depot including development and management of an annual business plan and budget;

There will be travel within Japan, assisting commercial colleagues with new business development and key account management.  to ensure budget and growth plans are met.

Specifically you will

• Manage the day to day warehousing and logistics operation to ensure service levels are met.
• Implement training programmes for employees.
• Develop and maintain systems and procedures that ensure standards relating to Good Manufacturing Practice and Health & Safety are complied with.
• Develop and maintain systems to measure performance against established standards.
• Monitor performance (in relevant areas) according to agreed standards and take necessary action to meet the agreed performance levels.
• Manage departmental performance against agreed targets and budgets, and within policies and standards.
• Explore, implement and set up efficient in country distribution/delivery services.
• Develop additional business opportunities.


The Ideal Person

• You must currently reside in or be a Japanese resident/national
• Fluent English language skills, both spoken and written. Fluency in Japanese will be essential to success
• You must have supply chain and logistics experience including management of temperature controlled/cold chain warehousing and distribution operations with direct people management.  Experience of managing express courier and freight contractors would also be useful.
• Knowledge of fast moving, temperature controlled/cold chain logistics industry preferable – this could be within a third party logistics provider or within a pharmaceutical manufacturer or a clinical trials logistics operation
• Excellent people management and development experience
• You must have business development/key account management experience
• You must be educated to degree level in a science, business or logistics subject
• Experience gained within pharmaceutical, hi tech or healthcare or other highly regulated logistics/supply chain environment would be an advantage
• You must provide evidence of building, developing and driving a warehouse/distribution operations team
• You will be computer literate with experience of Excel and Supply Chain or Materials Management systems
• You must provide evidence of your supply chain and logistics analytical capabilities – the ability to problem solve, delegate and project manage change and improvement initiatives
• Your career history must include evidence of your customer service and customer relationship building abilities
• You will be self motivated, able to work independently and within a team. You will have excellent attention to detail and produce work to the highest quality.


To apply, please email your CV in word format to Roheela Khan to applications@martinveasey.com or call for a confidential discussion 00 44 1905 381 320 quoting reference J13440.  www.martinveasey.com  Interviews will be held in Tokyo
 

  • Company Info


    The Martin Veasey Partnership
    Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Phone: 0044(0)1905380912
    Web Site: www.martinveasey.com

    Country General Manager – Warehousing, Logistics & Supply Chain

    col-narrow   

    Job Function:

    Management, Operations, Retail, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transport

    Industry:

    Life Sciences, Logistics, Supply Chain & Transportation, Wholesale, Retail

    Type:

    Full Time

    Employer Type:

    Recruiter / Dispatch / Temp Agency

    Location:

    Tokyo, Tokyo 

    Salary:

    12-17,000,000

    Salary Type:

    per year

    Visa Sponsorship Available:

    Yes

    Restricted to Domestic Applicants?:

    Overseas applicants allowed

    English Language Requirement:

    Business Level

    Japanese Language Requirement:

    Business Level

    Posted:

    May 24, 2018
    col-wide   

    Job Requirements:

    COUNTRY GENERAL MANAGER – WAREHOUSING, LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN
    “Fluent Bilingual Japanese & English Speaker required for Time Critical Packaging, Processing & Order Fulfilment Pharmaceutical Cold Chain GMP Warehousing & Logistics Operation”

    Salary:  Excellent JPY + Bonus + Benefits

    Tokyo, Japan


    Our client is the division of a NYSE quoted multinational. A global leader in outsourced pharmaceutical picking, packaging and order fulfillment, the company works with major international drug manufacturers to provide exceptionally high on-time service levels to stringent regulatory and QA standards with no margin for error. All orders are assembled, packaged and distributed worldwide with total supply chain visibility and control via a network of depots. The company manages the whole process from the project planning stage through regulatory hurdles, warehouse processes, shipping and delivery.


     

    Job Description:

    Due to dynamic growth and promotion, our client now requires a Country General Manager Warehousing, Logistics and Supply Chain, fluent in both Japanese and English, to take day to day, profit & loss financial responsibility for its logistics/supply chain facilities and operations in Japan to include secondary packaging, cold chain warehousing, storage, picking and distribution.   You will report to a Global Supply Chain Director.

    This will include:

    • recruitment of staff, the directing, implementing and use of management systems;
    • ensure systems and capacity are sufficient to meet storage needs;
    • independently develop strategies and tactics for improving operational efficiencies while improving service levels and profitability;
    • provide leadership and assume responsibility for the functional and financial control of the depot including development and management of an annual business plan and budget;

    There will be travel within Japan, assisting commercial colleagues with new business development and key account management.  to ensure budget and growth plans are met.

    Specifically you will

    • Manage the day to day warehousing and logistics operation to ensure service levels are met.
    • Implement training programmes for employees.
    • Develop and maintain systems and procedures that ensure standards relating to Good Manufacturing Practice and Health & Safety are complied with.
    • Develop and maintain systems to measure performance against established standards.
    • Monitor performance (in relevant areas) according to agreed standards and take necessary action to meet the agreed performance levels.
    • Manage departmental performance against agreed targets and budgets, and within policies and standards.
    • Explore, implement and set up efficient in country distribution/delivery services.
    • Develop additional business opportunities.


    The Ideal Person

    • You must currently reside in or be a Japanese resident/national
    • Fluent English language skills, both spoken and written. Fluency in Japanese will be essential to success
    • You must have supply chain and logistics experience including management of temperature controlled/cold chain warehousing and distribution operations with direct people management.  Experience of managing express courier and freight contractors would also be useful.
    • Knowledge of fast moving, temperature controlled/cold chain logistics industry preferable – this could be within a third party logistics provider or within a pharmaceutical manufacturer or a clinical trials logistics operation
    • Excellent people management and development experience
    • You must have business development/key account management experience
    • You must be educated to degree level in a science, business or logistics subject
    • Experience gained within pharmaceutical, hi tech or healthcare or other highly regulated logistics/supply chain environment would be an advantage
    • You must provide evidence of building, developing and driving a warehouse/distribution operations team
    • You will be computer literate with experience of Excel and Supply Chain or Materials Management systems
    • You must provide evidence of your supply chain and logistics analytical capabilities – the ability to problem solve, delegate and project manage change and improvement initiatives
    • Your career history must include evidence of your customer service and customer relationship building abilities
    • You will be self motivated, able to work independently and within a team. You will have excellent attention to detail and produce work to the highest quality.


    To apply, please email your CV in word format to Roheela Khan to applications@martinveasey.com or call for a confidential discussion 00 44 1905 381 320 quoting reference J13440.  www.martinveasey.com  Interviews will be held in Tokyo