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SCM Planner

REQ: REQ-145264 Procurement

Panasonic Procurement
  • Torrance, CA, United States
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What You'll Get To Do:

To build and manage global procurement model for Panasonic factories with value added support and account management from receiving new orders, working with vendors and all parties involved to ensure procurement SCM and customer satisfaction.

Procurement Operation Management - 70%

  • Analyze customer needs and provide value added service to consolidate procurement functions of Panasonic factories to maximize efficiency
  • Control inventory and delivery, checking inventory and balance purchase order status, negotiating with suppliers and customers and cooperating with business associates. Including, warehouse and logistics companies.
  • Control logistics cost and business process cost referring to business rule.
  • Summarize monthly P and L balance sheet figures for each in-charge account

Solution Development - 20%

  • Identify opportunities to improve, develop and expand the global procurement scheme through purchase and supply of raw materials, metal process.
  • Communicate with business associates including customers, suppliers, logistics service providers smoothly with problem solving mind. Especially needs to discuss and negotiate with Business Division in Japan and Japanese suppliers.

Admin - 10%

  • Maintain the computer system master data including price, minimum order quantity, delivery lead time, etc.
  • Ensure timely collection of account receivables from customers
  • Ensure timely payment of invoices to suppliers, freight and warehouse companies

What You'll Bring:

Education & Experience: Degree required/preferred

  • Prefer 3-5 years Global procurement experience
  • BA\BS in International Business preferred
  • Must be proficient with MS Office suite, particularly with Excel
  • Experience work in Battery Material, Resin Process, Metal Process industry preferred

Competencies: Key desired behaviors; e.g., problem solving, innovation, collaboration, etc.

  • Passion to create new solution of global procurement and supply chain
  • Set challenging goals
  • Desire for self-improvement
  • Proactively act as “Customer First”

Communications: Key communications contacts (internal/external) and level of persuasion required

  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English (Listening, speaking, writing & reading).
  • Communication skill in Japanese Language (Business Level) required.

Other Requirements: E.g., working conditions, physical requirements, travel, etc.

  • Overnight travel as business needs require
  • Ability to work extended shifts, evenings and weekends as business needs require
  • Team work spirit
  • Try to perform and improve Creativity


What We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Comprehensive benefits  
  • Pet Insurance  
  • Paid Parental Care Leave  
  • Employee Referral Program  
  • Educational Assistance  
  • Flexible Work Program  
  • Volunteer time Off  
  • Casual Dress Code  
  • Total Well Being Program  
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.   WE TAKE OPPORTUNITY SERIOUSLY:
Panasonic prioritizes total wellbeing. We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs to support your physical, emotional, financial, social and environmental health.  
The salary range of $55k-$66k is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. Actual compensation varies depending on the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and location. This role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses and incentives.  
We understand that your career search may look different than others and embrace the professional, personal, educational, and volunteer opportunities through which people gain experience. If you are actively looking or starting to explore new opportunities, send us your application!  #LI-TA1 

REQ: REQ-145264 Procurement

  • Torrance, CA, United States
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