Category Buyer

 Join Yazaki. Connect to the future. 


Country: Turkey (TR) 
City: Bursa
Worksite / Location: YST-TB 


Job Function: Purchasing 
Job Discipline: General Purchasing 
Job Family: Supply Chain and Logistics 


Yazaki Corporation, a family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems. Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems. More than 284,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 478 locations in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Category Buyer. 

  • Review and negotiates supplier terms and conditions, initiate & lead VAVE & Benchmarking activities, use link & Leverage opportunities with new sourcing potentials in new & existing projects in order to achieve overall cost reduction targetsLead supplier 
  • Sourcing for new and existing business to achieve the overall cross functional targets and objectives along the Yazaki and OEM requirements
  • Develop sub-commodity & supplier strategy and set-up preferred supplier lists for assigned commodity in YEL aligned with regional Central Functions and Business Units, which may support Global Purchasing Policies & Requirements
  • Optimize and monitor the supply base performance according to QDCE to achieve overall targets and objectives. 
  • Coordinate management reviews as well as roadmap reviews with key suppliers to improve overall Supply Management, Yazaki EMEA and Yazaki performance
  • Perform assigned commodity KPIs, overall contact management and process

At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


We are looking forward to receive your application and to get to know you. Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. We wish you all the success in your application! 


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