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Job ID : 1473301 Date Updated : July 22nd, 2024
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Senior Category Buyer (Material)

Hiring Company ジョンソンコントロールズ株式会社
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Shibuya-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 6.5 million yen ~ 9 million yen

Work Style

Remote Work and WFH

Job Description

What you will do:

The Senior Category buyer is responsible for project spend for APAC region.  Responsibilities include supplier scouting, selection, supplier management, price & contract negotiations, drive product optimization and working capital management. The buyer will develop and execute a category strategy that supports the company’s profitable growth plans.  They will be the primary owner of cost savings and working capital improvements.


How you will do it:

  • Drive year-over-year improvement in field material spend through supplier negotiation.
  • Drive year-over-year improvement in working capital through supplier payment term management.
  • Develop field material category strategy by category cluster, implement category strategy in sourcing decision of field projects.
  • APAC Field material business partner to Japan, connect APAC Field material category team with Japan sourcing activities.
  • Supplier account management for selection of suppliers. Develop strategies to effectively manage and optimize the supply base.
  • Manage supplier performance and organize regular business reviews with suppliers of responsibility.
  • Negotiation and maintenance of contracts and supply conditions.
  • Insights to supply base market intelligence & dynamics, scouting new suppliers to support the business growth.
  • Deploy a global preferred supplier strategy to improve supplier quality, delivery and cost.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level (Amount Used: English usage about 50%)
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, International Trading or related Business Degree. Master degree is a plus.
  • Experience in sourcing/procurement:5 years+. Experience with HVAC product, Electrical product and Controls product is a plus.
  • Language: Fluent Japanese and English is must, Fluent Chinese is a plus.
  • Ability to handle APAC region will be added advantage.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, being able to build a compelling case and convince others; familiar with contracting
  • Good interpersonal skills to enable and manage strategic relationships
  • Adaptable towards a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience in working in multi-cultural teams
  • Experience in international trade
  • Advance in MS Excel especially well-verse in generating Pivot Table and VLOOKUP is a must
  • Experience in analyzing data and sensitive with data



雇用形態: 無期雇用
定  年: 65歳
試用期間: 6ヶ月間(条件変更なし)
通勤交通費: 会社規定により実費支給
退職金制度:  有/確定拠出年金
受動喫煙対策: 就業場所 屋内全面禁煙
勤務時間: 8:45~17:30(所定労働時間:7時間45分)/休憩 12:00~13:00
フレックスタイム制度有: コアタイム10:30~15:00

選考プロセス: 書類選考 → オンライン面接 → 対面面接
※面接は複数回を予定 / 英語での面接有

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Shibuya-ku
  • Keio Line, Sasazuka Station

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 6.5 million yen ~ 9 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Work Hours 8:45-17:30 (休憩60分)
Holidays 完全週休2日制(土日)、祝日、年末年始休暇、年次有給休暇、有給消化後特別休暇、慶弔休暇、産前産後休暇、育児休業・介護休業
Job Division APAC Procurement, Field Materials / 購買部 パネル・マテリアル購買グループ
Industry Equipment

Job Category

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Purchasing, Procurement
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management > Other (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • Construction and Industrial Technology > Construction Management (Construction)
  • Construction and Industrial Technology > Designer (Equipment)
  • Electronics and Semiconductor Technology > Other (Electronics and Semiconductor Technology)

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio Majority Japanese