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(Japanese Language Required) Milk & Dairy Ingredients Sourcing Manager

  • Posted: 8 Oct 2021
  • Cycles & Procurement
  • Tokyo
  • Japan

About the job

Provide competitive advantage in cost, quality, security, service, innovation and sustainability by linking internal business needs with external milk and dairy ingredients supplier. Establish the  capabilities in the most optimum way, in order to deliver total best value to consumer. (total annual spend to manage is 10 billion JPY.)

About you

  • University graduate
  • Strong capability for problem solving and strategic thinking
  • Fluent English & Japanese communication skills
  • Strategic sourcing experience is preferred
  •  Strong leadership, ownership, and high integrity
  • Mental toughness to challenge multinational working environment

About us

  • Develop Milk &DI sourcing strategy for DJ, which is robust enough to work for next 3years.
  • Implement the sourcing strategies accordingly, i.e. conduct right sourcing tactics such as negotiation and tender for Milk & key DIs and manage strategic supplier/key stakeholders’ relationships appropriately. 
  • Put right internal control in place such as commercial contract and compliance tool.  
  • Manage daily quality milk delivery via systemic supply chain improvement from Farmers to Factory
  • Lead multifunctional saving/value creation projects
  • Report Milk & DI cost, value and saving results via Global and Local Scorecard periodically.
  • Networking with dairy key stake holders, associations, and local farmers communities.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • (Video)Assessment

  • Interview #1

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