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Job ID : 1104526 Date Updated : March 4th, 2021

SAP Material Planner/ SAPマテリアルプランナー

Hiring Company Baker Hughes
Location Niigata Prefecture, Kariwa-gun Kariwamura
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 8.5 million yen

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of the Lead Materials Planner may include the following as well as other items required to execute the role,

  • Works with the region sales and operations to create the regional forecast (12-18 mo) and global forecasts
  • Works with the sales and operations team to convert the demand plans into physical orders. Understandsbusiness trends, opportunities and how they impact the demand forecast.
  • Assists in the execution and drives consistency of the S&OP process
  • Analyzes incoming demand: identifies order exceptions, misalignment with product rationalization strategy and opportunities to utilize existing inventory
  • Plans and schedules order timelines to be consistent with customer requirements while minimizing inventory and shipping costs
  • Works with the Product Line/Sales/Service Delivery to prioritize deliver dates as needed (push outs, pull ins)
  • Performs various material management analysis such as statistical material consumption and forecasts, aged inventory, aged PO, in-transit material analysis, safety stock, etc.
  • Implements inventory stocking strategies
  • Monitor levels of safety stock, global and aging inventory and works with regions and manufacturing plants to address accordingly
  • Works with the AMO organization to ensure spare parts and asset demands are captured
  • Works to ensure new assets, repaired assets and spares are captured with the Sales & Operations Planning process
  • Assists with product life cycle management for new and obsolete products to ensure they are incorporated into the S&OP process
  • Assists in driving product line make to stock (MTS), make to order (MTO), configure to order (CTO) and engineer to order (ETO) standards are implemented in the S&OP process

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field or equivalent experience (5+ years’ experience)
  • Experience in order management, inventory optimization and management, asset utilization and management
  • Intermediate knowledge of SAP and MRP functionality
  • Ability to work with and influence stakeholders
  • Strategic thinking with tactical execution with a sense of urgency

Desired Characteristics: Not required but additional preferred elements

 • Certifications; APICS Certification

Job Location

  • Niigata Prefecture, Kariwa-gun Kariwamura

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 8.5 million yen
Hiring Company Information

Baker Hughes Company

SAP Material Planner/ SAPマテリアルプランナー - 1104526

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese

Company Description

We are the leading energy technology company. We design, manufacture and service transformative technologies to help take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. We harness the power of engineering, data, and science to redefine what's possible.

We are global
But we're local too. With operations in more than 120 countries we work in partnership with our customers, wherever they are, to deliver better outcomes. We are proud that our people and our businesses are part of the fabric of the communities in which they work.