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Indirect Purchasing Manager

Company: StarPlus Energy
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION* Know the overall work process of purchasing work.(contract with material & service supplier/cost/inventory/KPI/payment/etc.) and how to use related systems.* Business trips for Samsung SDI HQ in Korea and Hungary Plant for training, need for continuous collaboration with Korean/Hungary Plant personnel.* Set group KPIs and goals and manage the progress of group work so that the group can achieve KPIs.* Conduct interviews and evaluations for group recruitment, and consult with HR for hiring* Manage group members so that they can perform tasks quickly through training.* Manage the group organization and give guides for efficient work directions through time and attendance management, interviews, and evaluation of group members.* Identify problems in group work and make an effort to improve/resolve them. When an emergency issue occurs, report it and work together with the relevant personnel to resolve the issue.* Reports to the CPO on a regular basis (weekly/monthly) on group work, and immediately reports in case of emergency. Operate CPO-led meetings, disseminate CPO instructions to relevant departments, and manage schedules to achieve within schedule.* When the CPO is absent (business trip, etc.), manages the purchasing team on behalf of the CPO and serves as an external window. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* Coordinates activities with other departments to assure proper delivery, quality, reliability, and low cost consistency.* Documents and maintains necessary records and files. May work with agents and customs brokers for overseas material buying.* Select and contract with a customs clearance agency* Prepares weekly/monthly reports including the performance, inventory, and issues of each group of the purchasing team and reports them to the CEO and CPO* Communicate with Samsung SDI/STLA headquarters and related departments of SPE and respond to requested data.* Compare SPE's budget target and purchase performance, and manage to achieve the target.* Manages and updates the organization and job description of the entire purchasing team.* Develops and/or assists in developing strategies and solutions to continuously improve cost levels, stable sources of supply, high quality of commodities and other governing factors related to the Purchasing Department and adjacent areas.* Works with necessary departments to minimize costs and maximize efficiency of purchasing function.* Studies market trends and systems technology related to job.* Timely execution of processing approved purchase requests into purchase orders and transmitting purchase orders to suppliers.* Resolve discrepancies between invoices and purchase orders when needed.* Maintain Supplier Performance Rating System in MRP system. Process scorecard on a monthly basis and input feedback from quarterly commodity strategy meetings..* Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. AREAS OF LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL ABILITIES* Action / Results oriented: Problem solving, attitude, deliver projects on time with high quality* Strong knowledge of and experience working with state/local regulations and requirements* Strong presentation skills to clearly articulate: business problems, analytical approaches, potential solutions & recommendations* Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations per team goals* Ability to anticipate "what if" scenarios* High level of written and verbal communication* Self-motivated: energetic, enjoys working at quick paceMINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS* Bachelor's degree* Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar position, with strong foundation in project management.* Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various level of employees within all areas of the organization including hourly employees to Senior Leadership* Ability to build effective cross functional relationships internally and externally* Demonstrated technical problem-solving ability* Goal oriented self-starter with ability to lead teams* Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office* Ability to work overtime as required PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS* Bachelor's degree* Prefer Bilingual English / Korean* Extensive knowledge in Data Analytics utilizing MS Excel, MS Access or other database applications* Excellent communication skills: verbal, written, presentation.* Critical thinking and an analytical mindset.* Demonstrated teamwork and effectiveness in accomplishing goal.PDN-992339dc-a652-456f-ac69-73ea60358a59

Keywords: StarPlus Energy, Kokomo , Indirect Purchasing Manager, Executive , Kokomo, Indiana

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