Category Buyer

Date:  Sep 30, 2021
Location:  Tokyo
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  JP
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Location:   Shiodome
Division: Purchasing Department
Job level:  Staff
Reports to:   Group Manager
Contract type:   Full time



Roles & Responsibilities


■ Strategy building in the cosmetic packaging category
・ Understand the industrial structure and trends in the category and understand the company's positioning
・ Supplier portfolio management
・ Visualize issues in quality, cost, agility, sustainability, and innovation
・ Designing an action plan for each issue


■ The following actions based on the strategy in the cosmetic packaging category;
・ Supplier performance evaluation and SRM
・ Supplier selection and price negotiation for each procurement project
・ Proceed procurement activities that can deliver more flexible and better quality at a reasonable cost
・ Promotion and management of supplier sustainability actions
・ Development of new suppliers
・ Supplier risk management
・ Leverage of procurement ability in collaboration with overseas purchasing department (designing and execution of global category strategy)





・ More than 3 years of work experience in procurement of the manufacturer
・ It is better to have knowledge about the industrial structure and trends of chemistry and cosmetics
・ Purchasing strategy building and implementation with a view of cosmetic industry's structure
・ Understand the cost structure of products and the ability of its analysis
・ Nogotiation capability based on Win-win relationship
・ Business level English to have better communication with overseas suppliers
・ Experience in transformation of business
・ Challenging spirit to achieve higher goals with positive motivation
・ Ability to build good and long relationships with stakeholders



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