Commodity Buyer (7M +Housing)

Saitama Permanent ¥4,000,000 - ¥7,000,000 Japanese Corporate
  • Competitive salary and benefits package with ONLY 10 hrs paid of overtime
  • Clear career path progression

About Our Client

The company is one of the leading international providers in the automotive industry with over 80 years of operation within Japan. They measure over 8,000 employees in their entire global network and have a strong sense of diversity and inclusion. Since their establishment as a global leader in the automotive industry, they have serviced all 7 continents with over 50 countries. They deal with manufacturing and sales of commercial vehicles and are always looking for ways to innovate and reduce their carbon footprint.

Job Description

  • Take lead in supplier selection and negotiation talks while developing purchasing strategies
  • Monitor supplier performance and participate in business reviews to determine corrective actions
  • Drive cost efficiency to achieve project targets
  • Partner with internal stakeholders and suppliers to reach projection goals
  • Monitor market developments and solve quality issues
  • Drive delivery precision, local contact requirements, contract coverage, and cost targets.

The Successful Applicant

  • 3 years of purchasing experience in a direct or indirect procurement role
  • Negotiating experience in supplier and customer relationship, automotive preferred
  • Strong strategic, negotiating, and cost management skills
  • Fluent in English and Japanese to communicate with domestics and international suppliers
  • Relevant process and system knowledge in logistics and supply chain
  • Project and legal management and analytic skills

What's on Offer

  • Offer work from home options to accommodate for COVID
  • Competitive compensation package ranging between 4M-7M, including company apartment
  • Diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to utilise English in the role
  • Recognised in the global market as an industry leader
  • Clear career path progression and ability to make lateral career moves
  • Company gym and shuttle service
Ivan Lopez
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Phone number
+813 6832 8674

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Job Type
Consultant name
Ivan Lopez
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8674
Job Reference
Company Type
Japanese Corporate