Purchasing Lead

Job title : Purchasing Lead
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 7,000,000 - 11,000,000
Contact : David Sweet
Email : email David
Reference : JOB_007001[956]

Our client is a leading manufacturer searching for a purchasing leader. 

 

Responsibilities

Description & Requirements

  • Manage all the purchasing cycle for all our active SKUs- together with the purchasing team
  • Maintain appropriate inventory management of the entire order cycle
  • Monitor and constantly optimize supplier’s delivery schedule and products availability
  • Liaise with stakeholder giving visibility to stock availability and delivery
  • Participate in global supply chain projects as a primary contact
  • Plan and execute cost saving initiative of logistics operations
  • Coaching and development of the purchasing team staff in terms of supply and delivery
  • Monitor Service levels- reduce Supply Chain Losses- reduce Working Capital KPIs
  • Monitoring the cost related to re-work and re-pack activities
  • Initiate each project in progress and partner management with stakeholders
  • Manage and educate team staff in continuous improvement journey
  • Be owner of the P&L together with the S&OP manager of the area and take best decisions in terms of costs

 

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of experience in purchasing
  • Fluent English and Japanese
  • Experience of working with supply chain in a group context
  • Leadership and team building skill set
  • Experience in managing projects including planning- tracking and budget development
  • Ability to budget management
  • Can-do attitude
  • Problem solving ability
  • Good PC skill