Centralize Purchasing Assistant Manager (Japanese Speaking)

Centralize Purchasing Assistant Manager (Japanese Speaking)

Work Location: Ha Noi

Job type: Full-Time

Posted: 28-11-2017

Salary: 1,000 - 1,500 USD / Monthly

Job Description

Be a member of Global Procurement Division of Panasonic Vietnam (Headquarter) performing Procurement support jobs for Panasonic Factories, both local and overseas, briefly as follows: 1. Develop Vietnamese suppliers to export

• Research suppliers (Data examination: production items, capacity, quality label etc.);

• Develop competitive suppliers;

• Support for sample arrangement & evaluation in factory;

• Launch & support local suppliers, especially in terms of Quality issues for approval by Panasonic & stabilization for Mass Production.

2. Manage to centralize activity in Vietnam

• Centralize supplier contacts to ensure observation of related law/ regulations and to prevent illicit transactions in procurement activity; • Visualize procurement status in order to optimize supplier selection and pricing operations;

• Work with related Panasonic companies/ related department on any unique purchase requests;

• Take part in regular supplier evaluation and to implement improvement activities if any;

• Work closely with related departments to ensure satisfaction with suppliers' performance. Ensure quality and cost objectives are met; • Work closely with centralized team in Japan (HQ) and the region (Asia Pacific);

*Other tasks assigned by Department Head.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably from Foreign Trade University.


• Have 3 years’ working experience in Import/ Export/ Procurement/ Purchasing position;

• Working experience in a relevant position in Production Makers/ Manufacturing companies or Trading companies is preferred;

• Have experience to evaluate suppliers;

• Have experience or knowledge for trading business & basic quality issues;

• Able to go to suppliers (factory) frequently (3-4 times per week). COMPETENCIES:

• Fluent Japanese communication skills;

• Good English communication is an advantage;

• Good communication, analytical skills;

• Self-motivated and desire to improve trading business skill;

• Good MS Office skills (esp. Excel, PowerPoint).

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