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Title:  Procurement Specialist

Company:  Renesas Electronics Corporation
Country/Region:  JP
State:  東京都
City:  Koto-ku
Department:  Outsourced Manufacturing Procurement Department (R
Business Unit:  Direct Organization (CLO)
Office:  REL(Renesas HQ)
Job Function:  Procurement
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas is a leading semicondutor company providing comprehensive hardware and software solutions for cutting edge technology such as autonomous driving, robots, factory automation and smart homes. We employ about 20,000 people worldwide and boost sales of more than 700 billion yen in FY2019.  We are a major supplier to electronics manufacturers around the world.


For this position as a buyer, the candidate will experience a wide spectrum of duties requiring communication skills, team work and other essential skills.



  1. Purchase components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets 
  2. Support the purchasing function and other relevant departments and communicate any supply problems which may impact on business operations
  3. Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes and new projects and activities 
  4. Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation 
  5. Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers 
  6. Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities 
  7. Prepare reports and updates as and when required 
  8. Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements 
  9. Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods 
  10. Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules 
  11. Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications 
  12. Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken in relation to all supplier relationships 
  13. Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures guidance during supplier negotiations and contracts award process
  14. Conduct research for new components and suppliers 
  15. Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation 
  16. Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance  
  17. Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues


【Required Skills and Work Experience】


  1. Have Probe card, Burn-in board, test board knowledge and experience
  2. Have buyer, procurement experience
  3. Experience in using SAP



  1. Experience in semiconductor industry,  semi-conductor related, and procurement
  2. Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together 
  3. Proactively contributes to the team; Actively committed to teams development ; self aware and optimistic; Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings 
  4. Able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
  5. Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
  6. Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities
  7. Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets   
  8. Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment 
  9. Able to work well under pressure and handle emergency and stressful situations 
  10. Keen attention to detail and accuracy 


【Required Language Skills】

  • English: Business level (TOEIC Score about 700)
  • Japanese: Business level