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Job Title:
Procurement Parts Development Commodity Specialist

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

Salary to be discussed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:* Duties include but not limited to the following: * Select, develop, and manage supply base of assigned commodities by: Preparing and owning RFI's, RFP's and RFQ's for multi-year full production volume; Preparing bid packages, perform bidder conference, analyzing and evaluating proposals, negotiating and recommending suppliers, and administering resulting contracts; Negotiating long term agreements and maintaining best-in-class pricing; Leading cost reduction activities; Monitoring and reacting to supplier quality and delivery performance to avoid impact to company.* Identify potential suppliers, analyze capabilities, determine price, and select suppliers with Engineering and/or other relevant teams.* Negotiate with suppliers for the best-in-class piece price and tooling cost to achieve target vehicle cost.* Direct and manage commodities/suppliers from "cradle to grave" through company's established Procurement process and activities.* Develop all assigned commodities with sourced supplier meeting all required specification and timing.* Develop and achieve target quality level from development phase leading to mass production phase and establish improvement plans for problematic parts/suppliers or any relevant issues that impact Quality and Delivery.* Establish and manage complex logistics and supply chain from multi-tiered suppliers.* Monitor and prevent disruptions in supply chain to avoid impact to company operations.* Evaluate and provide guidance on final selection of suppliers. Assess supplier core competencies and competitive pricing using HKMC and industry "should-cost" models. * Develop purchasing strategies with Engineering, Quality, Production, and other relevant teams. * Formulate and implement yearly commodity and supply base strategy.* Work collaboratively with Engineering (R&D), Quality, and Production Planners.* Explore available technologies and implement best practices related to purchasing activities.* Evaluate part designs with Engineering, Quality, and Suppliers to achieve optimum efficiencies.* Plan, organize and disseminate information related to production/potential suppliers.* Maintain up-to-date supply base information database.* Meet all other requirements as assigned.Qualifications & Preferences:Minimum requirements:* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, or related field from accredited university.* High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites, especially Excel and PowerPoint.* Must have a valid drivers' license.Preferred:* 2 years of related job experience. * Experience from Automotive industry in Purchasing, APQP, PPAP, Supplier Development Engineering, Launch, Program Management or related fields strongly preferred.* Experience from OEM or major commodity suppliers strongly preferred.* Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation preferred.* Experience in understanding, analyzing, and breaking down piece price.* Bilingual preferred - read, write, and speak any two combinations of English, Korean, and/or Spanish fluently.* Multicultural - Openness to work with different set of cultural values.* Willingness to learn and adapt.* Flexibility in working hours to include weekends, holidays, and off shifts.Travel Requirement: * Domestic/International travel required.Compensation & Benefits:* Company offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, and competitive pay and benefits.* Benefits includes competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, 15 paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan.Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations & ordinances.* When submitting a resume for this position, I understand this information may be used to create a registration w/the Georgia Department of Labor Employ Georgia.*#CBAH

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, or related field from accredited university.
Applicant Must have a high proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
Applicant Must have a valid drivers' license.

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