Demand Planning Specialist - Medical Device Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥7000000.00 - ¥9000000.00 per annum
Specialization: サプライチェーン、購買、物流
Sub-specialization 需要予測/供給計画
お問合せ Yuki Naito
参照 JO-1909-426775
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[Company Description]
Global Medical Device Manufacturer


  • Creates demand plan on a rolling 24-months horizon by collaborating with Sales and Marketing, RAQA team and manage product lifecycle Implications to demand and inventory.
  • Makes replenishment & inventory plan based on demand forecast and drive supply with international teams as planned.
  • Executes daily coordination of data updates/analysis, P.O. release, pulling shipment from oversea sites, controlling customs clearance to WH.
  • Aligns/Adjusts plan with production sites and global operations in case of special circumstances.
  • Pursues/makes KPIs excellent (e.g. Forecast accuracy, Line Item Fill Rate, Days/Month inventory on hand, Cost)
  • Continuously communicates and builds good relationship with not only local stakeholders but also with oversea suppliers


  • Junior College or University Degree
  • Capability to communicate with overseas stakeholders in English both writing and verbally
  • Basic knowledge of end-to-end supply chain, especially in demand management and forecasting
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills including statistical analysis with cross checking and revision
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills with the ability to build credible relationships across organizations
  • Proficiency with MS Office a must
  • Experience with planning, knowledge in ERP (e.g. SAP, Oracle, JDE, AS400, etc.) required
  • At least 2 years of business experience (min. 1 year in SCM, Marketing, or related field preferred)
  • Internal communication, including conducting S&OP meeting is a plus.

[Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities]

  • Capable handling both email (read/write) and verbal communication in English

[Desired Characteristics]

  • Team Player (MUST)
  • Solid communication skills in coordination and negotiation with stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and has ability to work on multi-tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter and respect to diversification culture
  • Capable working under pressure / irregular situations.

[Employment Type]
Full time

7 Million 〜 9 Million Yen
(Experiences and skills will be considered)


Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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