Demand Planner - 消費財メーカー

Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥7300000.00 - ¥10000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Demand / Supply Planning,
Contact: Harumi Sato
Reference: JO-2012-453022
about Harumi Sato

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese


This position is responsible for the demand plan and its accuracy (according to the product lead time) in order to support the growth and to optimize the supply chain cost without impacting customer service. The scope of demand forecast includes all finished goods (on-going, new products, promotion, etc) for 18 months (at least 12 months)
This position is fully accountable for the subsidiary demand plan. The final demand plan should be the result of cross-functional alignment and reflect the latest commercial plans in order to meet business objectives, managed through the monthly discipline process.
The Demand Planning Specialist or Assistant Manager is the main contact between the commercial teams and reports to Demand & Supply Planning Manager to achieve the supply chain target of Customer Service, Inventory (incl. Slow and Obsolete Inventory - SLOB), Waste, and to drive continuous improvement.

*Typical KPI's include Demand Planning Accuracy, +/- Planning Bias, Case Fill, Inventory level, SLOB, and Waste, etc

Education and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • Native level Japanese
  • Business level English


  • 3 years experience in Demand Planning
  • Experience in the following is preferred:
  • Customer Development (Sales)
  • Sales Planning
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Process improvement

Expected Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience of teamwork
  • Cross-functional coordination/alignment
  • Basic Supply Chain Awareness
  • Financial literacy
  • SAP knowledge





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