Job number: Job-00244965 Posted: 2024-01-21

Indirect Procurement buyer

European Medical Device Company
7 - 10 million yen Tokyo Supply Chain Management In-direct Purchasing / Procurement

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Company overview
We focus on strategies that prioritize improving efficiency and quality in healthcare, while also emphasizing cost reduction. In today's challenging healthcare reform environment, we provide a portfolio of advanced imaging diagnostics, clinical testing, treatment systems, and IT solutions to support providers in achieving long-term success. We are dedicated to delivering personalized healthcare at affordable prices, adapting to the dynamics of healthcare to enhance both quality and efficiency. We strive to build sustainable infrastructure and work towards providing better care to more people at lower costs.
  • In order to support our company's mission of increasing the value of people involved in medical care and the strategy of becoming a trusted partner, we will collaborate with each department, formulate strategies with suppliers, and act by yourself and contribute to achieving the goals of purchasing operations. Job scope:
  • Formulate a supplier strategy together with related parties and continuously improve it after implementation.
  • Implementation in regarding to procurement operations such as budgeting for each project, RFP/RFQ, contract, ordering, analysis of cost structure, cost reduction, VA / VE activities and etc.
  • Collaborated with suppliers together, with other departments and others to procure at an appropriate cost, improve response to fluctuations in demand, and manage risk.
  • Realize purchasing with appropriate quality within the requested time through negotiations and communications with suppliers.
  • Excavate new suppliers together with related departments Responsibilities:
  • Strategies-Formulate supplier strategies for procuring Logistic Service from a comprehensive perspective. Through cost analysis and cost reduction activities, we will continuously improve strategies by region and together with internal departments while communicating with suppliers while sharing information on VA / VE activities and best practices.
  • Supplier Management - Support Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, classification); update supplier evaluation systems on a timely basis (annually) and ensure all documentations are in place.
  • Evaluations are to be done within the company's QR17 quality process.
  • Support the decision of Supplier Development strategies (active/passive) and generation of improvement measurements and implementation.
  • Negotiations - Prepare and conduct negotiations for responsible commodities and suppliers to obtain highest feasible savings.
  • Negotiation strategies to abide by Negotiation Power Concept according to defined thresholds, with sufficient preparations and roadmap covered.
  • Collaborated with suppliers, together with other departments and others, and have your negotiation power to carry out procurement on the requested delivery date and at an appropriate cost.
  • Negotiations will be conducted using data such as market prices and standard unit prices.
  • Savings and relevant KPI
  • Generate, document and implement savings, e.g. Contribution to Net Income (savings), CNI Plus; plan, monitor and report on relevant KPI to contribute to the success of the business and make results transparent.
  • Procurement compliance, governance framework
  • Ensure procurement compliance is observed in the supplier selection, evaluation & negotiation process.
  • Ensure purchase requisition review is controlled to avoid maverick buying.
  • Expertise or exposure to Indirect Procurement, especially Logistics
  • More than 7 years of Procurement jobs experience
  • Oral and writing communication skill with customers & suppliers (end-users, stakeholders, suppliers)
  • Project Management Skills
  • Required for developing comprehensive roadmap and strategy for Logistics
  • Experience with Oracle/SAP procurement procedure, basic interest in programming such as SQL or Physon (Preferred)
  • Experience with working or managing 5B JPY over project in more than one year (Preferred)
  • Working or managing experience on Procurement/Purchase dept., Trading company, Logistic company (Preferred)
  • Professional in Indirect Procurement
  • Proactive Leadership is required
  • Team Player, Unlimited thinking, Initiative, Communication skills, Customer focus, Learning, Result & Quality orientation. Strong collaboration required with sales to ensure requirements are captured into strategy.
  • Oral and writing communication skill in English
  • Business level of Japanese
7 - 10 million yen
Emmeline Tang
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Emmeline Tang
Supply Chain Management
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