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Job ID : 1471731 Date Updated : May 27th, 2024
Lead supply chain operations to success

Supply Chain Supervisor/Master Scheduler (Kalrez®)

Hiring Company DuPont Japan K.K. 
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 12 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH Flex Time

Job Description

Supply Chain Supervisor / Master Scheduler – Role summary 

The Supply Chain Supervisor supervises the daily activities of a supply chain organization (at a site or country level). May participate in and/or lead local supply chain activities, meetings, and events.  Interacts with networks to implement and execute strategies, policies, and rules for the business.  Manages a team and may resolve quality, service, or other operational and supply chain issues.  Leads the capability building and overall development of the local supply chain team.  Ensures the local team complies with standards and best practices.  As Master Scheduler, they are accountable for creating monthly and weekly production requirements and inventory plans that meet demand requirements from the SOP Planning process.  Responsible for master plans for multiple manufacturers in the region. 


Major Accountabilities 

  • Works with the Global Master Planner to provide local input to update the 24-month demand, supply, and inventory plan. 
  • Provides local businesses and functions the needed updates from the supply chain on a regular basis. 
  • May lead or attend DIBM step or steps depending on the design of the 5-step. 
  • Manages and coordinates the local execution of the business policies and rules for compliance across the site and/or country. 
  • Manages the local inventory targets for execution and alignment to the provided targets. 
  • Evaluate the Supply Chain performance of the designated scope; generate improvement plans and oversee correction plans. 
  • May be authorized to define local execution policies related to: Make to Order (MTO), Make to Stock (MTS), lead times, and other defined areas. 
  • Monitors the supply status of restock (replenishment) plans to protect against supply disruption. 
  • Develops and manages the local team for capability and competency across the supply chain. 
  • May manage local “controls” (such as SOX, import/export, etc.) 
  • Maintains a master schedule for manufacturers in the region.  Communicates the schedule in addition to necessary order escalations that are critical due to customer needs. 
  • Recommend disposition of non-productive inventory as appropriate. 
  • Identifies options for optimization of MPS plans (cost, capacity, etc.) 


About Remote Work: 

  • Remote work is allowed if you can commute to the office from your home within two hours. 
  • You must work at the office every day during the six-month trial period. After that, you may work remotely for two days a week. 


Work Hours and About Flex Time: 

  • 9:00 to 17:30 (7.5 hours actual working time). 
  • The above is the standard scheduled working time.  
  • There is a flextime system with a core time of 11:00 to 15:00. 



  • Saturdays and Sundays 
  • National holidays 
  • New Year's holidays 
  • Founding anniversary 
  • Annual paid leave 
  • Special paid leave (for weddings, funerals, etc.) 
  • Personal injury or illness leave 
  • Childcare leave 
  • Nursing care leave 


Regarding Handling of Personal Information Collection 

Documents related to applications for Dupont Group job postings and associated personal information submitted for the purpose of applying will be stored and managed with strict security standards. We will not use this information for any purpose other than recruitment-related communication and activities, such as informing candidates about the status of their job applications and conducting job interviews. 


DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information in DuPont Career Site. 

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Skills and Knowledge Required  

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively develop good relationship with both external and internal partners as well as with the team they lead. 
  • Able to approach one’s work professionally and proactively even in a difficult situation.  
  • Self-motivated and positive minded. 
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and exhibits a high level of accuracy. 
  • Has the ability to understand and influence. 
  • Analyzes potential solutions to problems (with or without vague/unstructured aspects) using experience, judgment and precedents. 
  • Good English Skills (TOEIC 800 or higher is preferred). 
  • Good computer application skills (MS office, Outlook, etc.).  SAP / APO / BW (or equivalent) preferred. 
  • BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, business, or technical field and/or APICS certification and/or 5 years relevant experience. 

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chiyoda-ku
  • Ginza Line Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 8 million yen ~ 12 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 9:00 - 17:30 ※フレックスタイム制(コアタイム11:00-15:00)または裁量労働制の適用の可能性あり
Holidays 土曜、日曜、祝日、年末年始、創立記念日、年次有給休暇、特別有給休暇(冠婚葬祭等)、私傷病休暇、育児休暇、介護休暇
Job Division Electronics & Industrial - Industrial Solutions - Kalrez®
Industry Chemical, Raw Materials

Job Category

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Logistics
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Import, Export
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Storage Management, Operation
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Other (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Company Details

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