Panasonic – Senior SCM Specialist
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What You'll Get To Do:
Procurement Operation Management:
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 associate; warehouse, logistics companies
Control logistics cost and business process cost referring to business rule
Summarize monthly profit and loss and balance sheet figures for each in-charge account
Identify opportunities to improve, develop and expand the global procurement scheme through purchase and supply of raw materials.
Communicate with business associates such as customers, suppliers, logistics service providers smoothly with problem solving mind.
Utilize RPA method and Data Analytics to improve visibility of procurement status and issue
Provide solution for trade compliance and tariff strategy against political situation
Maintain the computer system master data for customer, vendor and 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 and warehouse companies
What You'll Bring:
Education and Experience:
Prefer 3-5 years or more global procurement experience
BA or BS in International Business preferred
Must be proficient with MS Office suite, particularly with Excel
- Position is located in Overland Park, Kansas
Passion to create new solution of global procurement and supply chain
Set challenging goals and ability to perform well without close supervision
Desire for self-improvement
Proactively act as Customer First
Attention to details, multi-tasking and organizational skills, rational and analytic thinking
Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English; listening, speaking, writing and reading
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to effectively present information to top management.
Japanese language skill is a plus.
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.