Supply Chain Retail Planner (Assistant Manager)/ LVJ

Tokyo, Japan
07 November 2021
Permanent Job

Position

Ensure the retail stores hold the right products at the appropriate level of quantity with the targeted lead-time and forecast coverage. Need to involve in communication with other teams such as Logistics/Warehouse, MD, Retail, and WW Supply Chain teams for better operation to achieve the most effective supply chain flows and the optimized inventory.

Profile

•Learn the IT systems for distribution fast and use them to monitor/manage stock level for the assigned stores
•Follow store business result regularly to have the understanding on business trend, and check if any inventory related action is required for support business
•Answer to inquiries from stores regarding inventory/orders through call/e-mail
•Visit stores to communicate with the store teams directly to find any opportunity for better inventory, and share the visit report
•Monitor pending orders and make an action to avoid any risk of long-waiting or order cancellation
•Support inventory build for store opening, renewal, and events
•Identify opportunities of product rebalancing in distribution network to achieve target inventory level
•Develop appropriate and positive relationship with other departments and worldwide SC teams
•Share JPN inventory opportunity to supply chain upstream (Central/Singapore) to receive necessary support
•Work with other departments (MD/Retail etc) to determine appropriate actions for inventory control to drive business result

Additional information

•5yrs+of experience in operation department
•Equipped with strong business and operations knowledge including retail operations
•Creative and analytical thinker with a practical approach to problem solving and process improvement
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to build effective relationships in a cross-functional team
•Strong knowledge of Excel preferred
•SAP and database skills will be advantage
•Japanese fluent, English business level

Reference: LVM14606