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Procurement Specialist

Company: Samsung Electronics America Inc
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

For decades, Samsung has been leading the charge on innovation. We see beauty in achieving excellence and our passion for change fuels our discoveries, inventions, and breakthrough technology. We believe that technology can, and should, make the world a better place, so we create new possibilities for people everywhere, push the limits of what's possible, and constantly innovate.

Responsible, under minimal supervision, to place and follow-up on orders to ensure fulfillment in accordance with purchasing terms and conditions. This role will place and follow up on invoice, accounting, vendor authorization, return material authorization (RMA), and vendor credit issues to increase the operational efficiency of Samsung Procurement department. This role will conduct purchasing activities in accordance with ethical business standards and establish purchasing policies and procedures. This role will support assigned organizations to fulfill the procurement needs and requirements of product development projects and activities. Individual contributor with adequate knowledge in own job area; knowledge base acquired from several years of experience in particular area. Requires ability to interpret and adapt theory and textbook concepts into workable solutions for delivery of work, and monitored more on milestone basis. Overlook all SCM area for assigned project.

Role and Responsibilities

* Supports assigned organizations to fulfill the procurement needs and requirements of product development or mass product projects and activities.
* Directly places, processes, and follow up on orders to expedite and ensure timely delivery to meet project schedules.
* Assists in resolving purchasing and procurement related issues between Factories and Vendors.
* Identifies, resolves, and initiates RMA, Credit Memo, Accounts Payable/Receivable, and invoice issues with Vendor.
* Complies with purchasing policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the best prices with most optimum delivery and quality of materials, supplies, and equipment while enhancing their efficiency while performing work within the company and regulatory guidelines
* Performs purchasing activities in compliance with procurement standards, controls, and ethical business practices.
* Utilizes the resources of the SAP system to initiate purchase requisitions and purchase orders, backlog management, invoicing, material management, pricing.
* Manages on-time delivery, logistics, custom clearance, and inventory.
* Conducts Vendor Quarterly business reviews and assist with Vendor price and quality negotiations.
* Conduct Vendor analysis and industry analysis reports.
* Understand market situation in relation to assigned project and acquire global SCM visibility.
* Supports in Sourcing activities for cost competitiveness and technology competitiveness.
* Management of conflict minerals non-usage by suppliers by obtaining non-use agreements and CMRT survey periodically, and perform on-site inspection as necessary.
* Lead comprehensive supplier evaluation process performed annually to assess the competitive edge of suppliers and to control sustainability risks.
* Support and train suppliers to utilize the G-SRM procurement system to manage and perform multi-dimensional analysis of suppliers including cost management, procurement engineering, supply collaboration, supplier management and risk management.
* Work as a point of contact for freight service providers to dispute on-going issues, engage in annual service contracts, and process monthly billings.
* Prepare various reports as needed, including Key Performance Indexes, through the use of existing systems and data, depending on situations given.
* Engage in the department's General Affairs issues.

Skills and Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree with minimum 5-7 years of experience in related field.
* Excellent writing and verbal communications skills.
* Experience with SAP or similar business/ERP systems.
* Must have Microsoft Office Suite of PC software applications experience with Excel spreadsheet and PowerPoint preparation skills.
* Have ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple and simultaneous projects and assignments.
* Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenge, some language barriers, and project management deadlines.
* Willingness to travel for direct meeting with Suppliers and Factory sites
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Must be analytical and process oriented.
* Can develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all assigned levels with the vendor/customer and within and outside the company.
* Willingness to travel 10-20 % either domestic or internationally depending on business situation.


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* Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Samsung Electronics America is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Reasonable Accommodation Team (855-557-3247) or for assistance. This number is for accommodation requests only and is not intended for general employment inquiries.

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