Purchasing Manager

Job title : Purchasing Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 9,000,000 to 12,000,000
Contact : David Sweet
Email : email David
Reference : JOB_006815[756]

Main Responsibilities:

  • Fully responsible for Purchasing / Procurement / Planning functions for the goods handled in Japan for the domestic market and export requirement
  • Drive streamlining the processes with a focus on customer satisfaction and supply chain management objectives
  • Work with the management team and Global SCM team to keep rationalizing and developing operation processes

Education and Experience:

  • University degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Purchasing, Procurement or Demand Planning, preferably in the machinery/machine parts industry
  • Experience in S&OP process
  • Team management experience
  • Work experience in global and inter-cultural/diversified work environment

Skills and Requirements:

  • Excellent communicator
  • Outstanding negotiation skills even under tough situations
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills
  • Advanced technical/academic knowledge in Supply Chain processes
  • Solid operational and process management skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor the team, with proven leadership skills
  • Technical knowledge in seal/packing (preferred)
  • Japanese: Native level / English: fluent