Regional Supply Planning Manager (Japanese Speaking)

Job Title: Regional Supply Planning Manager (Japanese Speaking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HT110837_1627888299
Contact Name: Choo Hui Ting
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 02, 2021 15:11

Job Description

Our client is a global Healthcare MNC. They are market leaders in the development production of a variety of innovative products globally, across consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical remedies. The company has a significant presence in Asia in terms of its reputable market position in developing high quality supply chain management capabilities, and takes pride in ensuring optimized end-to-end operational excellence to achieve maximized customer satisfaction worldwide.

They are currently on an active look out for a suitable candidate as a Regional Supply Planning Manager (Japanese Speaking), who is the critical point of contact in terms of ensuring strategic Supply Chain Planning processes in place, spearheading overall Supply Network excellence to ensure optimal customer satisfaction for Asia Pacific manufacturing sites and beyond.

Reporting to the Regional Supply Chain Planning Director, and this position will be focussing on the below:

  • Subject Matter Expert to spearhead strategic implementation of end to end raw material and finished goods supply allocation and complex replenishment planning activities between Singapore site and other APAC sites, delivering exciting cost improvements as well as process optimisation solutions
  • Streamline regional supply network activities to improve distribution lead time management so as to minimum product shortages
  • Ensure optimal Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) by working closely with external raw material suppliers to align freight costs savings etc.
  • Lead important regional projects and supply chain transformation initiatives to ensure optimal finished goods inventory levels and maximum materials fulfilment within the APAC region
  • Train and optimise Supply Chain Planning best practices by working with regional/ global Demand Planning and Operational Excellence teams to make happen efficient program managements for critical NPI launches etc.

Candidate Profile
Singapore * Permanent

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 7 - 9 years of relevant experience in end-to-end Complex GMP Highly Regulated Manufacturing Environment
  • Proven track record in acquired solution-oriented mind set to deal with complex Pharmaceutical Supply Chain and Materials Planning workflow
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to relay and/or drive process improvements across to important senior stakeholders
  • Professional ability in spoken and written Japanese language is preferred to deal with Native Japanese counterparts
  • Good understanding of SAP (SD/ APO modules) and equivalent ERP system is highly preferred

Singapore Employment Agency Licence No: 16S8069

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