Sourcing and Industrialization Manager

Lead Consulting Group Hyōgo, Japan

Posted on
Oct 4, 2021
Job type
Career level
Mid career
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Job Description

Missions and Responsibilities

In order to strengthen GM&T's Leadership position on the market of Hydrogen Refueling Station (HRS) in Japan and Korea and gain in competitiveness in the long term, it is necessary to further develop the portfolio of suppliers as well as Industrialization scheme to tackle the expected scaling-up of the HRS infrastructures in these two Hydrogen leading markets.

Main tasks/accountabilities: 

・ Interact closely with the Product Team to anticipate the Product evolution and its industrialization

・ Develop and implement the Product Industrialization Strategy

・ Improve Time to Market of our Products

・ Develop Vendor's and Subcontractor's portfolio to increase competitiveness

・ Develop Long Term partnerships with Key Vendor's / Construction Subcontractor

・ Administrate these partnerships (e.g Frame agreements)

・ Improve the competitiveness of our Products through the optimization of the Supply Chain

Work Location:

Amagasaki (preferably), Yokosuka, or Tokyo can be discussed


Competencies and Profile

Required experience/knowledge/skills:

(Required) Mechanical and/or Industrial engineering knowledge

(Required) Knowledge of Japanese and Korean Industrial Supply chain

(Required) Pricing Negotiation skills

(Required) Experience in developing long-term partnerships (e-g Frame Agreements, JV, etc...)

(Required) Fluent in Japanese and Korean

(Preferred) Experience in Construction subcontracting

(Preferred) Experience in both Korea and Japan, understanding both culture specificities

Required qualifications/degrees

(Required) Mechanical / Industrial Bachelor Degree or Higher

(Preferred) Business Administration and/or Procurement specialization (e.g Master's degree, MBA)


・ Entrepreneurial Mindset and Autonomous

・ Challenging the Statu-quo

・ Being force of proposal for improving the competitiveness of our Products

Additional information

As a Sourcing and Industrialization Manager, you will interact with the Business Development, Product Development, and Project Execution Team Leaders in order to anticipate the evolution of our Products and their industrialization scheme, improving the Time to Market for Japan and Korea.

You will define the corresponding strategies for developing our Vendor's and Subcontractor's portfolio for the Supply of Equipment / Components and Construction of our HRS. In this role, you are expected to act innovatively to improve the existing supplier base both for construction and for equipment of HRS

In a competitive environment, you will define the partnership strategy for the Industrialization of our product, scaling up our HRS supply capacity to meet the market demand, taking into account the Subsidy constraints in the supply chain scheme. Based in Japan, you will frequently travel both in Japan and Korea for meeting Supplier's / Construction Contractors

Team Management, strategic planning
Education level
Bachelor's Degree
Japanese Level
Business Level
English Level
Business Level
Annual Income
¥8M - 12M


愛媛県新居浜市惣開町5番1号, Amagasaki-shi
Hyōgo, Japan

Lead Consulting Group


Tokyo, Japan

About Us

Lead Consulting Group is an executive recruitment consultancy company based in Japan.

We work closely with multinationals, midsize to small companies, governments, and educational institutions in the areas of human capital management and related services.

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