Skip Navigation

Senior Buyer (Japanese/English Speaking)
Columbus, OH

Back To Job Board

Direct Hire

$60,000 - $70,000 / yr


·       Demonstrating solid organizational skills and being attentive to every detail.

·       Exercising critical thinking and effectively solving problems.

·       Working well independently and with a team.

·       Demonstrating effective project management skills.

·       Effectively negotiating based on logic.

·       Effectively managing cost and customer/supplier relationships.

·       Developing and presenting clear and concise proposals.

·       Demonstrating strong communication skills (written and verbal).

·       Demonstrating strong cost analysis skills.  



Developing, gaining approval, & executing purchasing strategies for assigned commodities & suppliers, to establish, achieve, maintain and improve new model and mass production cost targets by:

·       Researching, evaluating, and purchasing electronic automotive components for each trial event.

·       Correlating and selecting suppliers to provide stable quality, competitive cost, and on-time delivery and maintaining effective supplier relationships.

·       Negotiating price with suppliers and processing quotations.

·       Coordinating and maintaining timely communications with domestic and international companies (STJ, ASI, SSZ, etc.) regarding design changes and mass production products.

·       Issuing Supplier Documents – contracts, agreements, forecasts, Request for Quotation (RFQ), Maker Layout Letter, etc.

·       Maintaining Bill of Material (BOM) for each new model.

·       Performing accurate and timely quotation management.

·       Researching and monitoring industry trends (sourcing, technology, market price).

·       Logistics Reporting.

·       Executing problem resolution for International Suppliers

·       Translating and supporting when communicating with International Japanese companies.

Back To Job Board

Submit Your Resume

"*" indicates required fields

First Name*
Last Name*
Max. file size: 20 MB.
Drop your resume and other files here or upload here
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.