PROCUREMENT CATEGORY MANAGER

Job title : PROCUREMENT CATEGORY MANAGER
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 7,000,000 - 10,000,000
Contact : Raquel Ramirez
Email : email Raquel
Reference : JOB_007706[650]

A multinational food company with offices in over ten countries with a diverse and opened minded team with great opportunities to develop your career by participating in international projects is looking for Procurement Category Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for strategic sourcing and managing the supplier network 
  • Plan and lead procurement strategy, cost savings, product development, and value engineering initiatives

  • Identify and implement commercial opportunities to  optimize procurement processes

  • Support the buyers in managing the weekly supply of the ingredients

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • Over 3 years of professional experience in procurement
  • Proficiency in Excel/GSheets
  • Strong project management skills
  • Language skills: Japanese (Native level) English (Business level)

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities
  • BA in Business, Economics, or another related field of study (MSc or MBA is a plus)

 

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

  • Hybrid working system (50%- 50%)
  • Limited overtime
  • Discounts on the company's products