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Warehouse Operations Manager

Apply Location Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Requisition Number R-83201

Warehouse Operations Manager Responsibilities

Include:

  • Managing warehouse in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Overseeing receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations
  • Setting up layout and ensure efficient space utilization

Job Description

Direct receiving, warehousing and distribution operations. Supervise the efficient receipt, test, storage, value-adding servicing and dispatch of mobile devices, tablets and other electronics products.

Ultimately, to ensure productivity targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running according to plan.

Responsibilities

  • Strategically manage warehouse operations in compliance with company’s policies and objectives
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, test & triage, distribution and maintenance operations
  • Effectively manage throughput and mitigate peaks and overflow
  • Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilization
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
  • Meets warehouse operations financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Develops warehouse operations systems by determining product handling and storage requirements; developing, implementing, enforcing, and evaluating policies and procedures
  • Developing processes for receiving product, equipment utilization, inventory management, and shipping.
  • Develops warehouse design by planning layout, product flow, and product handling systems; evaluating and recommending new equipment.
  • Develops warehouse operations system improvements by analyzing process work flow, manning and space requirements, and equipment layout; implementing changes.
  • Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
  • Maintain standards of health, safety, hygiene and security
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with inventory management system & ERP
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and transport/courier companies and internal cross functional coordination.
  • Plan operations, assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
  • Recruit, select, orient, coach and motivate employees
  • Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, E & O stock report, latency, etc.)
  • Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a warehouse manager
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives (Six Sigma, Kaizen)
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases
  • Leadership skills and ability to manage staff
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills in business level of English and Japanese

  • Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration

  • Working Experience in Japan and must be familiar with Warehouse operations

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