Material Planning Executive

Discipline Supply Chain & Procurement
Job type Permanent
Salary 5,000,000 - 8,000,000 JPY
Reference 34813


A multinational food packaging and processing company



You will be responsible to perform and support activities related to planning (material and/or production) area, such as planning, process and inventory control, monitor compliance of the production schedule in order to meet the agreed deadlines and maximize the production flow and/or forecasted production volumes and consumption needs of the factory.

  • Maintain Master Data in APO and SAP

  • Calculate Material Requirement, analyse stock level and communicate with production planning for supply shortage risk

  • Monthly rolling forecast to supplier

  • Place order/call off to supplier and shipping forwarder, monitor shipments and update delivery date/qty if necessary.

  • Schedule orders according factory capacity, factory project schedule, constraints, block sequence priority, order ETD request, production lead time etc.

  • Create monthly optimal block plan sequence in pro-planner and C-plan

  • Monitor KPIs and improve on their losses

  • Planning master data maintenance

  • Member of appropriate pillar



  • Minimum 3 years operational experience in the area of supplier management experience

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent with 3+ years of experience and / or Master degree (or equivalent) with limited work experience.

  • Business/Native Japanese and Business English (reporting Manager in China)



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