Purchasing Product Development Manager - 自動車部品メーカー

Location: Saitama
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥11000000.00 - ¥13000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Direct/Indirect Purchasing, Procurement,
Contact: Miguel Anonas
Reference: JO-2212-477081

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

☑外資系企業 ☑英語力が必要 ☑日本語が必要 ☑フレックス勤務 ☑リモートワーク制度

Purchasing Product Development Manager


In charge, within the Business Unit, to drive a team of Project Buyers with the aim to ensure the achievement of objectives for his/her Function in accordance with the Company targets, through:

  • Interface and align with Key Stakeholders (Top Management, project management, R&D, Quality, SQA, Finance and Operations)

  • Lead Product Development team, act as project buyer role together, respect of Projects Milestones, Project economics and Quality in new projects

  • Ensure the best practices during the whole process, compliance with Purchasing & SQA procedures, processes and tools

  • Lead the VAVE action in purchasing, raise cost improvement proposal and push activities to be proceed

  • Push internally at Business Unit the commodity strategy

  • Anticipate the specific requirements for new projects (supplier technologies, geographical location and target costs)

  • Timely report to the top management the activities and opportunities in place


  • Be responsible for the effective leadership and delivery of purchasing team functions

  • In accordance with management is responsible for supplier localization: strategy definition, market analysis, suppliers risk evaluation, supplier selection, timing and quality accomplishment according to the needs of each project

  • Monitor team estimations cost of Buy Parts involved in offer to Customers, based on internal Make or Buy strategy, ensuring a safe Launch of the projects under a profitable project condition

  • Through Project Buyers ensure Purchasing & SQA procedures, processes and tools are implemented, contracts and agreements are signed and implemented appropriately in accordance to strategy and negotiations

  • Through the Team, support R&D to get full supplier involvement to perform feasibility studies and Technical Analysis

  • Follow up Advance Product Quality Planning activity progress and result, support resolution of critical cases

  • Increase and create new relationship with strategic suppliers

  • Drive team in achieving Target Cost / Target Profit initiatives on each new projects,

  • Set cost reduction initiatives/VAVE and/or improving / changing in accordance to Company guidelines keeping high Product quality level

  • Participate to Commodity Strategic meetings and support for Strategic components advance management

  • Ensure preparation and discussion of Key Sourcing Committee.


  • Bachelor Degree (Engineering or economics preferred)


  • 5 years in Purchasing.

  • Team leadership.

  • Resource management and experience in Automotive and / or industrial components is preferred.


  • English Language level: Business level

  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)

11~13 million JPY

(Remote work up to 80% available)

標準労働時間1日8時間 ※標準労働時間帯8:30〜17:30

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Reference: JO-2212-477081
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Purchasing