PURCHASING MANAGER

APS Recruitment Tokyo, Japan

Posted on
Apr 24, 2020
Job type
Full-time
Career level
Mid career
Industry
IT & Telecommunications

Job Description

 

Brief description

The position of purchasing manager consists of planning, directing, or coordinating the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services.



Tasks

·       Constant generation of ideas to improve inventory turns on purchased materials, with a focus on standardized components.

·       Develop a yearly business plan for Purchasing based on operational guidelines and company goals, and review on an ongoing basis.

·       Focus on constant improvements to your departments processes and workflow.

·       Lead all employees within the department to achieve individual goals.

·       Manage the vendor evaluation process, with an effective vendor evaluation schedule and disciplined follow up of vendor status criteria.

·       Negotiate pricing and terms with all vendors and set guidelines so that the Purchasing team has a clear understanding of purchasing parameters and processes as negotiated.

·       Reduce inventory while satisfying customers’ requirements through accurate inventory/usage data analysis and effective vendor stock solutions.

·       Work in a safe manner by adhering to all Company Health and Safety policies and legislated regulations.

·       Work with companies within the group to utilize existing vendor knowledge and supply chain strategy.


Qualifications and requirements

·       A four-year bachelor’s degree.

·       Ability to adjust actions in relation to others' actions, to give full attention to what other people are saying, and to motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Skills
Japanese Level
Business Level
English Level
Business Level
Annual Income
¥8M - 12M

Location

Tokyo, Japan

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