- 【 Primary Purpose of the Position 】
・Facilitates S&OP Supply Planning for Japan Consumer/Commercial PBU.
Planning scope includes assessing Signal to Make for all supply sources & RCCP (limited to management of mold availability and MOQ in SRI), Import Planning at an Item level on rolling 18 months horizon for all sources. "
・Lead and responsible for supply execution initiatives for all SRI and overseas (import) products.
This includes management of order placement to the source plants (SRI and overseas), appropriate replenish plan/order from SRI to DCs, accurate inventory data and day-to-day negotiation of SKU-wise adjustment for production volume as well as replenishment plan. "
・Accountable for ensuring the alignment on constraint forecast is done with all assumptions of supply & running the deployment schedule for monthly horizon. Coordinates 8 reason of inventory working for Japan in alignment with the cash target of the SBU and market service level requirements by balancing the choices, Also lead the working of 8 reason of inventory for Japan.
・Work with the Head of Demand Planning, Head of OTD (Order-To-Delivery) and SC Director for S&OP and S&OE process across respective internal functions such as Sales, Marketing and Finance for accurate inventory data and specific remarks on daily basis.
【 Principle Duties and Responsibilities 】
・Define Consumer/Commercial PBU production order in SRI and imports requirements for the S&OP horizon (18-24 months ). Coordinate the introduction of new products in terms of readiness to supply as per sales commitments.
・Analyze, educate and lead NGY management in resolution of the best scenario of inventory & order management as well as product availability challenges. This includes facilitation of Japan Pre S&OP meeting, aligning production/sales/Inventory (PSI), identifying supply constraints and agree risk mitigation.
・Accountable to ensure S&OP and S&OE ticket by SKU prior to handing off a doable plan for SRI and country Supply Chain team.
Ensure compliance on Service Agreement with SRI and protect *** from any ""Take-Or-Pay"" penalty due to deviation from the scheme of designated Purchasing Quarter."
・Ensures inventory planning is aligned to targets / 8 reasons of Inventory. Responsible to protect service levels by Country /Account by SKU. This includes developing and managing replenishment plan for DCs from the SRI / overseas plants to ensure availability of supply at the right time and meeting the required inventory target.
・Work with regional team to develop/apply/use SAP-SNP and ** standardized processes. Responsible for collaborating with other SBUs supply & export planners to ensure plan sufficiency for import supplies aligned with PBU strategy.
- 【 Experience 】
- More than 3 years of experiences in Tire industories is preferable
- More than 5~10 years of experiences in Supply Chain
- More than 5 years of experiences in Production Plan, Production Control, Material Planning, Supply Planning, Demand Planning is desirable
【 Knowledge & Skills 】
- Knowledge on tire industry, production, distribution, logistics, supply chain management, MRP
- Intermediate or above capability for operating e-mails (in both Japanese and English), MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Access/Project, SAP
- English (Above Intermediate~advanced level) in reading/writing/speaking