Distribution Planner - Luxury Brand Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥6000000.00 - ¥7000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Inventory Planning / Inventory Control, Distribution,
Contact: Jeongmi Kim
Reference: JO-2110-464219
Jeongmi Kim

[Position] Distribution Planner
[Location] Tokyo
[Salary] 6~7 million JPY
Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Luxury Brand

Optimize stock management for Japan network, ensure stores are replenished at adequate level to maintain a high product availability while reducing stock excess across the network.

Stock Replenishment & availability

  • Continuous review of replenishment target by store and by product to ensure adequate stock level and high product availability

Store Stock Monitoring

  • Monitor store stock coverage and optimize overall inventory level

  • Manage slow movers and seasonal items across retail network and Distribution Center

  • Plan and organize end of life product strategies in cooperation with Merchandising

Stock rebalancing

  • Redefine the local rebalancing process

  • Organize and monitor rebalancing at both local and global levels

  • Monitor the efficiency for all transfers/rebalancing, alert on slow movers

  • Communicate shipping needs to Logistics

Support planning functions (launch, forecast,…)

Actively participate in projects involving Supply Chain


  • Establish and communicate KPIs for Supply Chain activities

  • Ad-hoc analysis and reporting


  • Native Japanese, written/reading English

  • At least 5 year working experience, including 2 year on similar position in retail/FMCG industries

  • Successful experience at working across different functional areas and levels of organization

  • Excellent Excel skills and overall computer skills

  • Experience in project management is a plus

  • Excellent analytical skills and logical thinking are essential Very strong communication and interpersonal skills

[Required Competencies]

  • Team player

  • Autonomous, proactive

  • Curious, fast-learner

  • Good organization & planning

  • Attention to details

  • Adaptable

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2110-464219
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Supply Chain