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SCM Planner- Japanese speaking preferred

REQ: REQ-126100 Procurement

Panasonic Procurement
  • Torrance, CA, United States
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Panasonic – SCM Planner

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What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Procurement operation management
  • Assess customer needs and provide value added service to consolidate procurement functions of Panasonic factories to maximize efficiency
  • Monitor inventory and delivery, checking inventory and balance purchase order status, negotiating with suppliers and customers and cooperating with business associate (warehouse, logistics companies)
  • Monitor logistics cost and business process cost referring to business rule.
  • Analyze cost and inventory for each in-charge account

Solution Development

  • Identify opportunities to improve, develop and expand the global procurement scheme through purchase and supply of raw materials, components and devices.
  • Communicate with business associates (customers, suppliers, logistics service providers) smoothly with problem solving mind.


  • Maintain the computer system master data (customer, vendor & product) 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 & warehouse companies
  • Collect/Analyze logistics data and information to improve operation with supervisor
  • Collect information related to Import/Export regulation to make internal rule with supervisor
  • Occasional travel
  • Occasional Overtime
  • Team-work spirit
  • Try to perform and improve Creativity

 What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience:  

  • Prefer 3-5 years Global procurement experience
  • BA\BS in International Business preferred
  • Must be proficient with MS Office suite, particularly with Excel
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred
  • Passion to create new solution of global procurement and supply chain
  • Set challenging goals
  • Desire for self-improvement
  • Proactively act as “Customer First”
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English (Listening, speaking, writing & reading).  Communication skill in Japanese preferred
  • Candidate needs to be located in Torrance, Ca. area

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.




REQ: REQ-126100 Procurement

  • Torrance, CA, United States
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