Logistics Manager - Cosmetics Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥7000000 - ¥8000000 per annum
Specialization: サプライチェーン、購買、物流
Sub-specialization 物流・ロジスティクス
お問合せ Matthew Berzins
参照 JO-1810-405610
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[Company Description]
Japanese Cosmetics Company

Daily role:
Functionally responsible and accountable for the following areas:

  • 3PL and Logistics Provider and Customs Broker Management
  • On-site Contingent Worker Management and Administration
  • Warehousing
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Freight Payments Process/Provider Management
  • Import/Export
    • International Logistics
    • Customs Clearance
    • Trade Compliance
  • Strong coaching and facilitation skills for managing and developing a team of 8 staffs

Improvement activity:

  • Manages or oversees the carrier selection and evaluation program. Makes recommendations as appropriate for optimal transportation modes, carriers, routing, equipment, or frequency.
  • Negotiates or oversees the negotiation of freight rates, logistics and services agreements, and monitors trends in shipping patterns and lane utilization to minimize overall net freight costs.
  • Analyzes distribution and logistical problems to develop solutions including hardware and software applications that drive accuracy, efficiency, and customer loyalty.
  • Maintains Import/Export systems and processes, provides guidance and direction to the Import/Export team, and implements best or leading practices to ensure compliance with local, US, and corporate regulatory or legal requirements.
  • Identifies and implements operational metrics and KPIs to drive the logistics organization to improve services levels and productivity

Education and Experience Requirements (Year experience: 5 years +)

  • In depth understanding of international and domestic transportation regulations. Strong understanding of global business and trade compliance.
  • Ability to conduct critical analysis and assessments to develop action plans that ensure efficient, lean, and effective processes are in place to produce quality delivery of goods and services.
  • Experience with documenting and systematically maintaining process procedures and formulating, documenting, communicating, administering, and monitoring adherence to company policies and rules.
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment with a track record of achieving significant logistics related savings year on year.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative
  • University degree

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A collaborative approach
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, decision-making and conflict management skills
  • High ethical standards to support a professional business code of conduct
  • Japanese: Native level.
  • English: Business level English essential for Native English Company correspondence
  • Experience in ERP functionality
  • Aptitude for cloud based digital solutions
  • Expert level Excel competence


  • Strong sense of urgency and ownership.
  • Strong and stable and dependable

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

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

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