Category Manager (Global OEM)

Tokyo Permanent ¥8,000,000 - ¥9,000,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Opportunity to manage APAC procurement team
  • Work for a global business with strong presence in APAC specially Japan

About Our Client

Our client has a long history in the electronic manufacturing industry as an innovator and industry leader. The company has a strong, established presence in Japan and throughout the APAC region. This is a newly created position to manage sourcing, supplier selection and purchasing compliance as part of the APAC team.

Job Description

  • Developing and executing contract manufacturing category strategies for single or multiple global categories of spend.

  • Coordinate activities across all APAC to identify and qualify suppliers capable of providing products and services to meet business requirement, ensuring productivity, lowest cost of ownership, and developing strategic CMOs into partners.

  • Lead and participate in team collaboration where category management expertise is required. Ensure category strategy is understood, supported, and implemented.

  • Monitor supply markets and commodity trending for competitive changes and prepare cost models for respective category

The Successful Applicant

- Solid years of experience in Sourcing / Direct Purchasing
- Good overall computer skills, ERP (e.g. SAP) experience preferable
- Business level English and Japanese
- Bachelor's Degree
- Logical thinking and strong communication/negotiation skills

What's on Offer

  • Work for a global business with strong presence in APAC specially Japan
  • Opportunity to manage APAC procurement team
  • Excellent salary offer
  • Work home and flex time system
  • Over seas business trips
Charles Mella
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Phone number
+813 6832 8926

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Job Type
Consultant name
Charles Mella
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8926
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational