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Job Title:  Secondary Supply Chain Manager

Job Number:  32954

Country: Korea, Republic of
Function: Operations
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent

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BAT KOREA IS LOOKING FOR A Secondary Supply Chain Manager

FUNCTION: Operations
LOCATION: Sacheon/Seoul



The role is responsible to cover the management of the company delivery assets by driving the effective, efficient flow of goods, services and information from the point of supply to the point of demand. This conduit role designed to link between TM&D and Supply Chain conducts driving value creation and the integration of Supply with Demand to achieve the corporate vision and satisfying service levels for a dynamic demand plan.

Lead collaborative planning and replenishment with TM&D to determine optimum distribution schedules, inventory levels and to reduce non-value-added stock (obsolete products returned from marketplace) of TM&D branch warehouses as well as time to move product across process area.

It also covers the management of all primary and secondary warehouses, which are 19 branches and 5 subbranches, by managing 3rd party logistics service provider and branch warehouse administrators and driving out cost savings and efficiencies through logistics network redesign.

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

Reporting Level: Manage self and others

Geographic Scope: Local



  • Manage and co-ordinates activities to provide value added, commercially focused insights to the business.
  • Ensure delivery of Logistics target and execution without disruption.
  • Develop optimum inventory levels with rationale and support S&OP decision.
  • Hard commitment to collaboration and strategic connection with 3PL service providers for quality, cost and effectiveness.
  • Ensure all EHS requirements are in place with meeting the standards. Monitor and improve safety management including KPIs such as Energy, Waste, Water etc.
  • Design an efficient logistics network to best serve the customer, optimizing routes to customers and meeting agreed service levels.
  • Develop distribution resource planning (DRP) by building end to end supply chain perspective to manage the budgets related to all logistics activities.
  • Make sure targeted inventory in place creating positive financial benefit and comply tax payment process controlled under complete BAT governance.
  • Lead to reduce return and recall through participating in TM&D SOP process and carrying out causal analysis and target-setting



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or any relevant field.
  • Thorough understanding and knowledge in Supply Chain/Warehouse and logistic.
  • Broad experience in large global organization with in-depth knowledge in specific FMCG process areas
  • Strong influencing, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Open for mobility to work in Sacheon.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in supply & demand planning or similar dynamic operating environment
  • Able to provide initiative and proactive approach to the planning of supply and demand.
  • Ability to simplify complex situations and synthesis, communicate and present complex information
  • Highly proficiency in English speaking & writing and highly experience dealing with external stakeholders



At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies



Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!


British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Korea Manuf. Ltd (KR13)

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