Senior Manager, Warehouse & Distribution - 製薬会社

お問合せ Yuki Naito
JOB ID JO-2112-466075
about Yuki Naito

[Position] Senior Manager, Warehouse & Distribution Hub CAR-T
[Location] Tokyo
[Salary] 10~15 million JPY
Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Pharmaceutical Company


  • Set-up and maintain procedures, processes for CAR-T apheresis/finished product management with distribution hubs (service providers)
  • Ensure sufficient capacity for products management and storage is available in line with supply forecasts
  • Manage service providers and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations (GMP, GDP, ATMP guidelines) by working with relevant internal functions (e.g. QA, Security)
  • Work with Logistics to ensure time delivery of CAR-T products across the Japan CAR-T supply network between manufacturing sites and distribution hubs.
  • Manage cell material handling and storage for leukapheresis, intermediate and drug product as required
  • Develop and track KPI`s at service providers
  • Collaborating with CTDO functions where needed e.g. the External Manufacturing / Logistics team and the Production team to set-up and maintain effective interfaces
  • Working with the service providers and internal functions to set-up and maintain Chain-of-Identity (COI) and using adequate IT systems.
  • Ensure adequate agreements are in place (SLAs, COPs).
  • Provide management updates to the current plan status, future expectations, challenges that are envisioned and potential synergistic opportunities
  • Ensure staff at CSP is appropriately trained and qualified for the activities they perform
  • Accountable for organizing physical counts and performing monthly reconciliation of the company owned inventories stored at all CSP's. Investigate and adjust discrepancies in collaboration with Finance.
  • Oversee Author deviation investigations and own applicable corrective actions, ensuring compliance with internal standards and regulatory requirements and manage process for product destruction.
  • Define warehousing and system interface procedures where required
  • Provide inventory analysis to internal customers as required. Identify process improvements throughout the supply chain process, both operationally and systematically
  • Create an environment of teamwork, open communication, and sense of urgency
  • Foster a culture of compliance and strong environmental, health, and safety performance
  • Promote a mindset of continuous improvement, problem solving, and prevention


  • Ability to work independently
  • Hands-on expertise in cGMP warehousing, supply chain, demand tools, ERP systems, cold chain logistics, and domestic/international distribution
  • Ability to prioritize and provide clear direction to team members in a highly dynamic environment
  • Ability to rapidly solve problems and deal with organizational complexity
  • Ability to interface cross-functionally both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a matrix team
  • High organization skills with ability to multi-task several objectives in parallel
  • Ability to drive processes and decisions to closure, is persistent in reaching the goals
  • Proficient computer skills with Oracle, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English, as to manage communication with internal stakeholders abroad.

[Working time]
Flex time, Remote work system

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

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Reference: JO-2112-466075
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Supply Chain