Procurement Manager - Chemicals company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥8000000.00 - ¥15000000.00 per annum
Specialization: サプライチェーン、購買、物流
Sub-specialization 直接購買/間接購買/調達
お問合せ Luke Palfreeman
参照 JO-2007-444358

[Company Description]
Large, successful and stable global chemicals company. (Listed Company)

They are looking for someone who is strategically minded and has strong leadership skills for change management. In the future you will be able to move into a Head of Procurement position with the opportunity to be a senior member of the company.

Job Purpose

  1. Develop Procurement strategies in respective categories aligned with Regional Category Managers
  2. Maintain relationships with Internal stakeholders to collect business needs
  3. Maintain relationships with suppliers to obtain innovative ideas from supplier technologies

Main Function/Responsibilities

  • Develop Procurement strategies in respective categories aligned with Regional Category Managers
  • Maintain supplier relationships in local to deliver competitive values from suppliers with daily negations analysed by feedstock market benchmarks.
  • Manage Pipeline projects / structured savings with R&D for further cost competitiveness and risk mitigation
  • Facilitate competitive bidding process for implementing indirect material (CAPEX, OPEX & Spot Buy)
  • Market analysis with Market index of movement, demand analysis with respective internal stakeholders
  • Maintain procurement process and system, and ensure full compliance to Procurement Minimum controls
  • Organize supplier audits together with internal stakeholders (e.g. QA/QC/EHS)
  • Work proactively with our JP procurement to manage synergy projects with mutual suppliers
  • Represent respective meetings with Regional Procurement Group


  • Strong Leadership Skill (Strategy development, Change management, engagement and collaboration with others)
  • Management Skill (highly motivated, self-starter, professionalism, communication)
  • Global minded and experienced in working in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Native-level Japanese / Business-level English (both verbal and written)

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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