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SCM Planner (Operation + IT)

REQ: REQ-143707 Procurement

Panasonic Procurement
  • Torrance, CA, United States
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Currently we have an opening for a SCM Planner (Operation + IT) position.       At Panasonic, we constantly strive to improve and grow both personally and professionally.  We put our customer first and demand only the best.  We are looking for those who share our passion.

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey. 

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 to see how our employees are shaping the technologies that move us.            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      

  • 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 P&L and balance sheet figures for each in-charge account

Procurement data analysis      

  • Analysis of data and then determining the best way to represent it visually to managers and Panasonic factories.
  • Gather and interpret data in order to solve a procurement problem.
  • Especially needs to discuss with Panasonic Business Division.


  • Maintain the computer system master data 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:     


  • 3-5 years Global procurement experience or/and Data analysis experience
  • BA BS in International Business or and Computer Science preferred
  • Must be proficient with MS Office suite, particularly with Excel Power BI preferred
  • Experience work in Procurement or and Logistic industry 

 Other Requirements     

  • Passion to create new solution of global procurement and supply chain
  • Ability to work from Torrance, CA office 4 times a week.
  • Set challenging goals
  • Desire for self-improvement
  • Proactively act as Customer First 
  • Overnight travel as business needs require     
  • Ability to work extended shifts, evenings and weekends as business needs      


  • Key communications contacts internal external and level of persuasion required
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English Listening, speaking, writing and reading).
  • Communication skill in Japanese language preferred not required 


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.


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-72K is 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-143707 Procurement

  • Torrance, CA, United States
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