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Mars Mars Japan - SCM Senior Project Manager in Japan

Segment/Business Unit : Multisales (PN MWC) Mars Japan

Function : SCM

Job Level : T2

Location/Site : Japan/Tokyo

Line Manager: Supply Chain Director

Job Purpose/Overview

  • This position plays as a supply chain co-pilot role for On/Off-line business in our End to End supply chain. This position drives (a) long-term competitive advantage of our supply chain by maximizing digitalization/ Data analysis in logistics and (b) robust netwoking strategies covering cost risk management, long-term supply continuity, service quality, and drives initiatives in collaboration with key business stakeholders.

  • This position proposes our future end-to-end supply chain state and drive for continuous improvements.

  • This position also plays the key role of improving engagements of associates of SCM team and Mars Japan’s associates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive team engagement:

  • Lead and Drive customer centricity and team engagement activities/discussion with SCM director/managers.

  • Establish and drive SCM strategy for Supply Chain execution

  • Identify improvement opportunities for the supply network/customer logistics operation/related system in our end-to-end supply chain

  • Drive SCM project (End to End visibility) in collaboration with global/ASIA region/key stakeholders.

  • Drive the innovation for Digital commerce/SDGs

  • Lead and update Mars Japan logistics strategy/MSSM.

  • Drive and Lead the cross-functional collaboration for the innovation initiatives, DiB (Do It Best) Cost/Cash initiatives, and other operation excellence/operation improvement initiatives.

  • Drive the supplier engagements for the best-in-class performance in cost, quality, Service for Mars Japan. Establish the win-win relationship with suppliers in line with our 5 Principle

  • Establish and drive the Logistics cost management

  • Establish reports and data analysis tool for Mars Japan’s supply chain activities in collaboration with other function (e.g. Unit BP).

  • Drive the periodical cost structure analysis.

  • Build, Discuss and Align future Japan’s logistics strategy with SCM Director/MJ LT.

  • Work directly with global/regional team for cross-unit improvement opportunities and generate proposal to the global/regional leadership team and Mars Japan SCM Director.

  • Make proposals to Mars Japan SCM Director/Mars Japan LT team members for any strategic change initiatives in supply chain solution

Context and Scope

  • Make decisions on supply chain issue resolutions and supply chain operational excellence initiatives.

  • Recommend Mars Japan strategic supply chain improvement activities to Supply Director and Mars Japan LT team.

  • Lead alignments on supply chain improvement initiatives among Supply Chain Operation Manager, Customer Care Manager and Planning Manager. Drive such the initiatives.

  • Input current and future supply chain cost of Mars Japan supply chain to Global/Regional supply team and Mars Japan Supply Director.

Relevant Quantitative and Budget Information

  • Financial Logistics cost 4.5 billion JPY

  • Staff N/A

  • Other N/A