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Job Title:
General Purchasing Manager (Head of Section)

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

Salary to be discussed

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Responsible for leading general purchasing (such as steel and aluminum, sub materials, paint, equipment, and MROs) activities and supplier management relating to cost, quality, supplier controls, legal, compliances, and service. * Provide leadership and direction the general purchasing organization. * Operates and manages the organization, including employee development and performance evaluation. * Strive to improve employee job satisfaction and organizational culture. * Establish and settle work procedures and processes for the General purchasing section.* Establish business plans and goals of GP> team and manage progress.* This role also manages a global trade group and reports to the head of Global trade and General purchasing team.* Recruiting and training employees with expatriate, conducting work directives, performance feedback, and evaluation. * Cooperate with related departments such as the headquarters, divisions, external organizations and support internal communication. * Attend meetings related to purchasing department and prepare meetings and reports.* Support communication between Korean and local employees.Major responsibilities:* In the initial stage, develop, design, set-up, adjustment, execution and overall management. * Supervision of all processes of general purchasing (according to local conditions/legal) should be carried out, and consultations with relevant departments, related corporations and government agency should be conducted proactively.* Manage overall duties about general purchasing* Prepare, report, and implement request for Quotation (RFQ) for general purchasing. * Select, develop and manage supply base for General Purchasing products and services by: * Preparing Request for Quotations (RFQ) for user department requirements.* Negotiating spot purchases and long term agreements.* Maintaining competitive pricing.* Leading yearly cost reduction activities.* Monitoring supplier quality and delivery performance.* Formulate and implement yearly commodity and supply base strategy.* Work closely with supplier to optimize supplier processes.* Explore available technology and implement best practices related to purchasing activities.* Plan, organize, track and disseminate information related to General Purchasing suppliers.* Maintain up-to-date supply base information database.* Manage internal and external stakeholders to ensure process is followed to support company production plan. * Confirm and report monthly about the general purchasing fields. Other Responsibilities: * Perform special projects or other duties as assigned that occur from time to time.* Actively communicate with HQ to ensure clear and consistent decisions.* Support related activities, events and tasks.Qualifications & Preferences:* Bachelor's degree (all majors). * Experience with Microsoft Office products or equivalent applications. * Experience in general purchasing. * 8 of the 10 years experiences required in a related field. Preferred:* Job related experience in Automotive or related Industry. * Extensive experience working in procurement department in a related field.* Experience with Steel and Aluminum, paint purchasing, and procurement preferred.Qualified candidates must be proficient in the following areas: Working with a team, planning and organizing, problem solving, communication, strategic thinking and mindset, flexibility, and willingness for transformational changes.Travel Requirement and Additional information:* Position may require occasional travel (Domestic/International travel).* Position may require on-call duty or overtime due to overall responsibility.* Flexibility in working hours to include weekends, holidays, and off shift.Compensation & Benefits:* Company offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, and competitive pay and benefits.* Company offers competitive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance. * The 401K will be applied to employees from 2023.*Employer requires pre-employment drug screen.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 and ordinances.*** When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia.***#CBKE

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 120 Months

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must have a Bachelor's degree (all majors).
Applicant Must have 8 of the 10 years experience required be in a related field.
Applicant Must have experience with Microsoft Office products or equivalent applications.
Applicant Must have experience in general purchasing.
Applicant Must have experience working in external market and reviewing current trends.

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