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Supply Chain Specialist - Tokyo

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Posted Nov 8, 2022 - Requisition No. 111336

What's the role?

We are looking for a creative and motivated professional to join Bloomberg’s Supply Chain team leading all aspects of warehouse operation and vendor management for Japan and remote regions. In partnership with our Supply Chain team across Asia Pacific as well as our stakeholders within the organization, you will be responsible for running all aspects of Supply Chain Operations to provide the highest quality customer service to our external clients, internal clients, and internal stakeholders. Operation activities include Warehouse operation/Inventory management, Vendor management, Production management, Customer relationship engagement, and process/cost improvement. You will closely collaborate with vendors and stakeholders to streamline Supply Chain processes and identify improvement opportunities. You will also be expected to participate in region-wide transformation initiatives.

We'll trust you to:

  • Manage Warehouse operations including shipping/receiving/last mile delivery/inventory management to deliver excellent customer service experience
  • Lead vendor management and provide effective and innovative operational oversight
  • Monitor vendor daily operations including Warehouse operation, Production, Logistics and client engagement to ensure performance meets KPI
  • Lead business reviews with vendors to improve operational efficiency while delivering competitive cost solutions
  • Act as the primary contact for queries related to Supply Chain operations
  • Develop and maintain strong customer service to our external clients, internal clients, and internal stakeholders
  • Leverage a data driven approach to monitor results, tackle problems directly and promote solutions to execution
  • Collaborate and coordinate with colleagues in the region and globe to identify operational synergies/alignment and cross-functional opportunities
  • Be part and engage with our regional agile scrum team

You'll need to be:

  • Self-Motivated and Autonomous: You love to work well in a team environment; you're able to focus on the solution and deliver results even when faced with setbacks
  • Clear Communicator: You deliver clear, concise and structured communication timely and presentations where you understand your audience
  • Excellent Collaborator and Negotiator: You build good relationships with key partners and negotiate the scope of a project for a win-win outcome; you know how to identify cross departmental opportunities
  • Adaptable problem-solver who is creative and innovative, challenges the status quo and existing practices with a curious and creative mentality in accordance with the strategic goals of the business
  • Curious learner: You seek out and welcome opportunities to acquire new knowledge that is relevant to the role and possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain processes to drive operational excellence

You'll need to have:

  • 6-10 years of Supply Chain Operation/Management experience or relevant field
  • 3-5 years with Vendor management experience
  • Experience in managing relationships with multiple cross functional teams
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Japanese
  • Ability to be flexible, be able to learn in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change management
  • Willingness to travel as per business needs

We'd love to see:

  • Hands on experience with SAP, Microsoft Excel and Power BI

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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