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Korean Sr. Buyer

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Supply Chain

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Job Description and Qualification:

  • Responsible for sourcing and procuring Direct materials (raw materials, packaging and energy) and Indirect goods and services (capital, professional services, MRO,) across the Asia Pacific region
  • Develop value accretive strategies for regional managed capital projects ($25-200kspend), negotiate and formulate the regional contracts to achieve effective project execution.
  • Monitor and analyze regional managed raw materials and indirect sub-category markets to mitigate the supply risks and reach the lowest total cost ownership.
  • Support the execution of the category strategies developed by the Global Strategic Sourcing team and implement favorable supply agreements 
  • Issue Purchase orders, track open orders, and expedite orders as necessary.
  • Develop and manage effective relationships with local achieve leading edge performance while delivering cost reduction and cash flow productivity and efficiency improvement within the region.
  • Hold suppliers accountable for performance and continuous improvement including response time, delivery performance, and quality improvement, cost control and cost reduction.
  • Support Category Management to communicate sourcing strategies, plans and results to all relevant stakeholders as needed and develop and maintain close working relationships with business management, Planning, Operations and R&D to ensure appropriate alignment with business goals.
  • Minimum 2 years of  work experience in Supply Chain or Procurement
  • Proficient in Korean Language
  • Can communicate well in English
  • Broad and extensive background in both indirect and direct material sourcing and procurement with the ability to think strategically.
  • Business savvy with strong internal and external negotiating skills.
  • Able to critically review and negotiate supply contracts and possess a strong understanding of standard contract terms and terminology.
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office┬« suite and SAP.
  • Work from home set-up