Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: 8,000,000 to 10,000,000
Reference: 10931
Contact Name: Wayne Yoshida
Job Published: June 26, 2019 09:00

Job Description

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

Education and Experience:
 University degree
 Minimum 5 years of experience in Purchasing, Procurement or Demand Planning, preferably in 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
 Desire to improve and commit to achieve
 Honesty and integrity
 Technical knowledge in seal/packing (preferred)
 Japanese: native level / English: fluent