Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 6, 000, 000
Contact : Maribeth Mockovak
Email : email Maribeth
Reference : JOB_007919[364]


A top footwear, leather goods manufacturer is seeking a Logistics Assistant Manager! The role involves arranging the importation and delivery of merchandise and non-merchandise, coordinating with HQ, related departments, freight forwarder, and the warehouse. In addition, monitor and lead-time and logistics operations in the warehouse to have stock visibility according to business priorities. 


  • Manage shipping orders based on the launch schedule defined by Merchandise team.
  • Provide to freight forwarder the necessary import documents and information for import customs clearance.
  • Deal with freight forwarder on customs related issues and preferential duties. · Arrange occasional export shipment in case of ship back.
  • Support import courier shipments for samples and non-merchandise.\
  • Manage import of non-merchandise items requested by other departments, select the best forwarder in terms of service, cost and lead-time.
  • Execute Payment application in accurate and timely manner
  • Monitor and guide the warehouse operation for merchandise and non-merchandise providing necessary information and instruction to the warehouse.
  • Developing of new operation processes with warehouse in case of new business requirements.
  • Coordinate the local distribution for delivery between stores and warehouse.
  • Arrange outbound and return for bargain sales, pop-up stores and store events.
  • Analyze and place orders for packaging and consumption items to keep the appropriate stock level with cost management.
  • Prepare the reports to share related departments and HQ.
  • Communicate and response in timely manner to the inquiries from stores, other departments, and external companies.


  • 5 years of experience of import logistics operation.
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Excel (VLookUP, Pivot Table).
  • Native Japanese and business English


  • Experience in fashion retail highly desirable
  • Experience of SAP, WMS preferred