Purchasing Specialist (Machine Parts, MRO, and Packaging)

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SUMMARY

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for purchasing tasks for the Hanwha Q CELLS GA Plant. This individual will organize, control, and monitor purchasing activities of assigned materials, including machine parts, MRO, and packaging, and also introduce purchasing strategies targeting maximum contribution to the operating result. This position will work in a cross-functional team environment within the Hanwha Q CELLS GA Plant as well as other subsidiaries of the Hanwha Group.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Track the progress of PO from creation to delivery
  • Check PR/PO/GR in SAP. (Monthly AP Closing included)
  • Determination of Purchase Orders based on the sales forecast and the stock level
  • Goods Receipt, article creation and modification, system flow management, and other transactions in SAP
  • Follow the payment and diverse financial issues with the Finance Department
  • Key contact for coordination of actions for inventory management
  • Out-of-stock and risk management with the concerned services. (quality, export service, packaging, marketing)
  • Negotiate with overseas plants and markets and propose a logistic solution that meets the best to each part
  • Report on annual expenditures and savings in line with the business plan
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders regarding purchasing tasks
  • Negotiate with external accounts for competitive unit prices and contract terms
  • Supervise suppliers’ performance in the domain of lead time, reactivity, reliability, and flexibility
  • Participate in the plant’s production plan and capacity optimization
  • Participate in inland and overseas transport optimization to reduce the cost
  • Manage purchasing tasks by types of suppliers to fit the materials’ properties
  • Ensure a close relationship with the suppliers in other domains of machine parts management, lead-time, expedition, and reception
  • Intensive management of a supplier when an issue occurs to it
  • Key Supply chain contact for the suppliers of the concerned scope
  • To build a strong collaboration network with other supply chain services to obtain information and synchronize processes
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of Hanwha Q CELLS
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields
  • 2~5 years of purchasing or procurement experience
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing and/or procurement
  • Ability to travel by car and travel overseas
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment, including in areas that are not climate-controlled

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in high tech manufacturing industry and startups
  • Proficiency in Chinese, both spoken and written
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and SAP
Hanwha Q CELLS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.