Logistic Manager-Farmington Hills, MI *Remote OK
Location:Farmington Hills, MI
Visa Sponsor:No
Language:English: Native Level, Japanese: Conversation Level
Title: Logistics Manager
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Domestic and International Travel: once/quarter
FLSA States:Exempt
•Competitive salary plus bonus
•Full benefits package including 401k matching

Position: the company seeks a strategic Logistic Manager who will be responsible for all aspects of an organization’s logistics management function, reporting to VP, Sales.

Company: The company’s products are used in mobile devices, other consumer products, automotive electronics and industrial equipment.
The company is based in Tokyo, Japan with sales offices in USA , Germany, China, Taiwan and South Korea. The company has manufacturing sites in Japan, China, Taiwan and the Philippines.
Creates new products by utilizing our advanced technical strength, manufacturing capacity, and quality in the automotive, medical, and industrial fields, as well as personal devices including smartphones, tablets, and wearable.

● Communication window with Logistics companies
- TLGA, other Logistics, Boat, Airline, Broker, and Insurance(logistics) companies
- Inventory check arrangement with Warehouse companies
• Lead new logistics companies’ selection
- Contact, MTG arrangement with candidate
- Condition offer, Quotation receive/negotiate and Confirmation
- Comparison with all candidates and Report JDIDA managements and related members
- Nomination contact to selected companies and smooth ramp-up support
• Negotiate price/rate and payment with Logistics companies
- Comparison/Validity with other companies
- Negotiation and Agreement with Logistics companies
- Monthly/Quarterly quantity review with JDIDA Sales
Then, check invoice from Logistics companies
Report the results and financial recommendation to Sales and Accounting team
•Proposals for new logistics route/method, Boat/Air ratio and optimization to JDIDA and JDI
•Communicate/Negotiate/Propose with JDI's "Logistics", "Business Unit", "Accounting" and other groups for logistics items
•Control and review of old obsolete or scrap product. IATF requirement.
•Tariff mitigation. Review of production locations to minimize Tariff/tax to JDIDA depending on geo-political environment
•Management of supplier declarations. Ex: Child labor labs, RoHS, prop 67, etc.

•Degree in Logistics preferable or comparable work experience
•5+ years of professional experience in the field of internal logistics / supply chain management, ideally in the automotive industry
•Understanding of complex, internal, and external processes
•Independent and structured way of working as well as resilience and a high degree of social competence
•Proficiency of MS Office and SAP, good English skills, both spoken and in writing
•High level of quality awareness and commitment, being a team player
•Excellent communication skills across all hierarchical levels
•Spanish, Japanese speaking skills a plus

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.