Operative Buyer (9.5M)

Kanagawa-ku Permanent ¥5,000,000 - ¥9,500,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Join an international team with great work environment
  • Fast track your career growth

About Our Client

The client is a well-known automotive company who has presence in 170 countries across the globe with over 10,000 employees world-wide. They have been around for over 80 years in the industry and have been a global leader in innovation within manufacturing not only for their products but also in the way they conduct business within the company. They are very international friendly and work hard to bring a global outlook into their offices located within Japan.

Job Description

  • Becoming an efficient operative buyer for supplier sourcing for a given commodity
  • Negotiating price reductions while maintaining a sustainable supply solution
  • Partner with international colleagues to develop purchasing and sourcing strategies
  • Conducting risk management duties to ensure there are no supply chain delays or shortages
  • Supplier management

The Successful Applicant

  • 2 years experience in manufacturing company
  • Can balance strategic work and operations
  • Purchasing experience
  • IT system implementation, Sales, or Contract Manager experience are also welcomed
  • Business level fluency in both English and Japanese- should be able to negotiate in both languages
  • Experience in cross-functional working environment is preferred
  • Must be a resident of Japan
  • Procurement and automotive industry experience are preferable but not a must
  • Resilient, flexible, growth mindset

What's on Offer

  • Join a diverse, global environment and growing company
  • Opportunity to transfer to another department
  • Fast-track career (lots of young senior managers at the company)
  • Remote work option (twice a week at the office, the rest at home)
  • Up to 7.5M salary
  • Endless opportunities
  • Stable company revenue and industry stability
Ivan Lopez
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+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
Foreign Multinational