【Flex-time!!】Purchasing, Supplier Development staff @300名 ヨーロッパ系自動車部品関連メーカー企業!

Location: Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 8847181SH

■ 同社は、部品、エンジン、トランスミッション、およびシャーシ用途のシステム、ならびにベアリングソリューションを製造しておりその精密で高品質の製品はクライアントから厚い信頼を受けています。
■ このポジションは購買チームに在籍、当部門のマネージャーにレポートしていただくお仕事です。
■ フレックスタイム制度を導入!ワークライフバランスを充実させたい方にはピッタリです。 


Main tasks
- Find and develop mainly Mechanical (ex. Gear, Bearing parts, etc.) suppliers
- Participate in projects for e-mobility and Automotive parts
- Drive and support the regional purchasing strategy
- Release new suppliers with release procedure "Potential Analysis" incl. follow-up of improvements and verification on-site
- Coordinate the planning of new POT requests
- Development of new suppliers by definition of actions and continuous follow-up
- Development of existing suppliers by self-initiated actions definition and follow-up
- Initiating of strategic measures
- Initiate, plan and conduct audits at critical suppliers incl. follow-up of actions
- Complaint management (trouble shooting) with suppliers
- Active cooperation with the Lead Buyer in regards of contracts, negotiations (e.g. PA, QAA, QTA), commodity strategy, supplier requests
- Active cooperation with cross-functions and regions to build up knowledge and exchange expertise as well as to develop a network in the group
- Train and support new employees in regards of methods, group procedures and processes
- Regular preparation of commodity specific KPIs, reports or similar as request by manager
- Participate in sourcing decisions and regional/corporate Sourcing Boards (ensure quality and feasibility in new sourcing)
- Risk Management: Analyze and evaluate risks related to suppliers status and performance, early escalation of risks to related functions and management
- Support cross-regional supplier activities (POTs, trouble shooting, etc.)


- At least 5-10 years of work experience in a similar position (e.g. Quality, Technology, Manufacturing Engineering)
- Knowledge of Mechanical engineering
- Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
- Knowledge of manufacturing processes (commodity knowledge)
- Knowledge of problem solving methods (e.g. 8D, Ishikawa, 3x5Why, etc.)
- Knowledge of statistical methods (e.g. SPC, MSA)
- Knowledge of preventive quality methods (e.g. APQP, FMEA)
- Experienced in using MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint 
<Soft Skills>:
- "Zero defect" and "Quality" mindset
- Team player and pro-active member in projects
- Good communication skills in international environment
- Strategic thinking
- Capable to manage complex projects
- Self-initiated organization of work, regular analyzing of KPIs and initiation of corrective actions
- Self-initiated planning of supplier visits and regular follow-up on improvement actions on-site and verification of corrective measure efficiency
- Engineer degree (Bachelor or Master) or comparable is a plus!!
- Auditor qualification is a plus!!
- SAP experience is a plus!!