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Supply Chain Planning Manager


Tokyo, 13, JP

Req ID:  3201
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Supply Chain Planning Manager

Permanent, Tokyo, Japan

Attractive salary & benefits


Let's Talk About You

You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in our Supply Chain Planning Manager role, this might be your next step! This is a great choice for an ambitious doer, maker, and innovator, especially since it requires a team spirit focus. While it may sound cliché, we’re looking for a someone with strong supply chain planning management experience to join Edgewell Personal Care – a global consumer goods business with a portfolio of over 25 brands (Schick, Bulldog Skincare for Men, Jack Black, Cremo, Wilkinson Sword, Hawaiian Tropic, Carefree, and recently acquired Billie… just to name a few!).


Now, Let’s Get Down to Business

ウェットシェービング国内No.1シェアを誇るブランド誕生100周年のSchickと、イギリス生まれの男性用スキンケアブランドBulldog Skincare for menを製造、販売。

Schick Japan K.K. manufactures and sells Schick, the 100th anniversary of the brand that boasts the largest share of wet shaving in Japan, and Bulldog Skincare for men, a British-born men's skin care brand.


Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got?

Ideally you will have leading total SC planning team experience gained within a consumer goods or commercial business.

In addition, it would be great if you have the following skills and experience


  • Engaged on the demand review meetings by driving 1) forecast alignment, 2) depletion plans of slow moving and obsoletes inventory as one of demand plans, 3) improvements on forecast quality, 4) visualize supply constraints, and 5) process improvements for a more efficient and effective demand and supply planning process.
  • Support SC Manager to prepare the S&OP related meeting materials and provide feedback and findings prior to the meeting for optimizing a meeting discussion with Business leader and cross function teams to review of past performance, align demand and supply plans, identify demand/supply risks and opportunities, delivery financial implications to feed into financial forecast.
  • Acts as a focal point of local planning functions. Maintain proper interface with execution, which enable to sync to anticipate, sense, response and adapt to any changes which might hinder Supply Chain Optimization.
  • Accountable for developing a firm Inventory plan for short- middle term and achieving Inventory goals by balancing production / supply with demand forecast.
  • Identify capacity / supply and / or inventory issues (both up and down) enough in advance to allow controlling customer orders as well as to alert 3PL for preparing additional space and inform pre-notice for recovery plans.
  • Co-own service, cash and cost metrics and implement planning team initiatives / best practice and improve Class-A business processes to balance SC tangible metrics. Monitor performance monthly for taking action to correct issues.
  • Drive radical simplification in planning process.



What we offer

A diverse and nurturing ‘can do’ working culture with the following benefits:

Attractive salary, health insurance, Hybrid working model, annual leave, employee assistance programme, learning opportunities, great working and learning environment, casual business wear and a great boss!


Now Take the Next Step

If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online with an up-to-date CV in Japanese & English along with your salary expectations.

Alternatively, feel free to pass onto your colleagues who may be interested. For information about this role, visit

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.