Buyer, Vehicle CAB

Location Tokyo
Discipline Industrial, Supply Chain & Procurement
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiatable
Reference 38696


A well-established Japanese company that focuses on the production of commercial vehicles. It has a long-standing reputation for manufacturing dependable and long-lasting trucks for diverse industries such as transportation, construction, and logistics. 



  • Contribute to segment strategies & be an active member in the global network of commodity buyers.

  • Responsible to optimize sourcing activities together with all related functions, Engineer, SQE, Logistic, Cost engineer etc.

  • Responsible to secure that supplier selection is aligned with the Segment strategy.

  • Responsible of the supplier recommendation in Sourcing Board including Business case, and agreement management

  • Responsible to cost KPI/P&L and MCL of owned segments and suppliers

  • To secure the outcome of the sourcing in a contractual package, and that all agreements are approved and signed.

  • Execute agreements with suppliers during production and after production for Revenue segments.

  • Drive all relevant activities to deliver on QDCFTSR targets during production phase and after production phase for Revenue Parts.

  • Monitor, identify and mitigate risks in cooperation with SQ&D team.

  • Forecast cost evolution for scope of responsibility.

  • Manage and negotiate product/processes changes during production phase, and after production phase for Revenue segments.

  • Perform daily purchasing activities related to production orders, logistics and financial flows to the suppliers.

  • Perform hand-over to Uptime buyer when parts are phased out of production for non-revenue parts.



  • 3-5 years’ experience in Purchasing and/or extensive negotiation experience with a supplier/customer relationship

  • Knowledge of Financial analysis, Cost Management, Production & Supply chain and technology

  • Business acumen, MS Office

  • Business, Engineering or related field and or equivalent experience

  • Strong team player, self-starter and the ability to take initiatives


  • Strong experience of working for Automotive or related company

  • Project management experience

  • Quality management experience

  • Contract management experience

  • Relevant process & system knowledge



Contact NAME: Marcos Irribarra


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