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Procurement Specialist

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

Job Description:

At StarPlus Energy, a joint venture between Samsung/Stellantis, join us in establishing the first plant of its kind in Indiana. As a member of our team, you will play an important role in our company's positive culture by helping us build and maintain an effective organization as the automotive industry moves toward an electric future. Purchasing Specialist will need to know or learn the overall work process of purchasing work and how to use related systems. Will be responsible for purchasing materials, supplies, equipment, and services by developing, soliciting, and analyzing supplier quotations and coordinates activities with other departments to assure proper delivery, quality, reliability, and low-cost consistency. Locates new sources of supply, and coordinates order maintenance with existing suppliers. Resolves conflicts that arise with supplier delivery schedules or purchase orders. Must be able to attend business trips for Samsung SDI HQ in Korea and Hungary Plant for training, need for continuous collaboration with Korean/Hungary Plant personnel. 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. 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.Prepares weekly/monthly reports including the performance, inventory, and issues of each group of the purchasing team and reports them to the CEO and CPOCommunicate with Samsung SDI/STLA headquarters and related departments of SPE and respond to requested data.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 monthly and input feedback from quarterly commodity strategy meetings. AREAS OF LEADERSHIP AND TECHNICAL ABILITIESAction / Results oriented: Problem solving, attitude, deliver projects on time with high quality.Strong knowledge of and experience working with state/local regulations and requirementsStrong presentation skills to clearly articulate business problems, analytical approaches, potential solutions & recommendationsAbility to draw conclusions and make recommendations per team goals.High level of written and verbal communicationSelf-motivated: energetic, enjoys working at quick paceJOB REQUIREMENTSHigh School Diploma or GED EquivalentMinimum of 2 years' experience in purchasing Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to interface with various level of employees within all areas of the organization including hourly employees to Senior LeadershipAbility 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 OfficeAbility to work overtime as required.Strict adherence to safety standards PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS Prefer Bilingual English / Korean10+ years' experience in purchasing 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.Bachelor's degree PDN-993757ad-f154-4cbb-bdc2-e0752057645e

Keywords: StarPlus Energy, Kokomo , Procurement Specialist, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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