Procurement Specialist- Semiconductor Manufacturere

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥4000000.00 - ¥8000000.00 per annum
Specialization: サプライチェーン、購買、物流
職種 直接購買/間接購買/調達
お問合せ Rachael Aoki
参照 JO-2012-452269

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan

This is a great position for engineers who are looking to challenge a position in procurement! For this position as a buyer, the candidate will experience a wide spectrum of duties requiring communication skills, team work and other essential skills.

[Company Description]
Semiconductor Manufacturer


  1. Purchase components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  2. Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  3. Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
  4. Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation
  5. Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  6. Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities
  7. Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  8. Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
  9. Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  10. Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules
  11. Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  12. Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships
  13. Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures guidance during supplier negotiations and contracts award process
  14. Conduct research for new components and suppliers
  15. Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  16. Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
  17. Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues


  • Have Probe card, Burn-in board, test board knowledge and experience
  • Experience in using SAP


  • Experience in procurement
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together
  • Proactively contributes to the team; Actively committed to teams development ; self aware and optimistic; Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings
  • Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets
  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

【Required Language Skills】

  • English: Business level (TOEIC Score about 700)
  • Japanese: Business level

[Employment Type]
Full time

(Experiences and skills will be considered)


[Work Hours]
(Remote work and Flex time system)

Full holiday 2-day system (Saturday / Sunday) holidays, New Year holidays, Annual paid leave, Maternity/Childcare Leave

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