Category Buyer - 建設機械メーカー

Location: Hyōgo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥6400000.00 - ¥7500000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Direct/Indirect Purchasing, Procurement, Logistics,
Contact: Junichi Kuremoto
Reference: JO-2210-475532

・Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
・Applicants must be able to speak fluent ~ native level Japanese (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

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Category Buyer



Leads supply network 3PL - third party logistic area on QCLDM - Quality, Cost, Logistic, Development and Management, to deliver maximum value.
In addition, manages collaboration with Supply Chain and Facility Logistic teams.

In order to make lean and sustainable cost structure in supply network area, it is essential to promote VAVE - Value Analysis Value Engineering.

This position leads the logistic process VAVE from supplier to CAT facility and also maintains quality, velocity and risk assessment.

This position is the primary leader of individual contributors from Design, Manufacturing, Quality, Logistic, Supply Chain, BR and Legal, and coordinates the cross functional team well. Reporting to Supply Network Facility Manager-3.

Major Role:

  • Logistic VAVE; Creates a value stream map and makes a plan for packaging, transportation outbound / inbound, inventory and warehousing. Manages VAVE ideas: eliminate waste, improve efficiency and reduce cost, and makes lean value chains in logistic process and supplier collaboration.
  • Transformation Project aligned
  • Accountable for VAVE, RPM, AT and competitive analysis on 3PL business partners
  • Commercial discussions/negotiations with 3PL suppliers as logistic buyer
  • Purchase Order Management for 3PL suppliers


  • Required Background and Experience
  • Experience of purchasing or logistics planning at manufacturers
  • Well-developed communication skills in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, and reaching consensus on specific actions
  • Graduated bachelor's degree of University or equivalent experience required.
  • Fluent Japanese and business level English

Preferred Skill and Experience (not mandatory):

  • Knowledge of 6 sigma, Lean and APQP
  • Experience in automotive or construction machinery industry








Reference: JO-2210-475532
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Function: Purchasing, Supply Chain