Chemical Purchasing Specialist

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Chemical Purchasing Specialist

Cartersville, GA

Purchasing – Purchasing /

Full-Time /

On-Site

SUMMARY


The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for purchasing and logistics tasks for the Hanwha Q CELLS, Wafer Georgia Plant. This individual will organize, control, and monitor the purchasing activities of assigned Gases and chemicals. This position is responsible for managing the procurement of bulk gas, special gas, chemicals, and so on for the QCELLS Georgia Plant. This can involve negotiating contracts with suppliers, monitoring market trends and prices, and ensuring the company has a reliable supply of gas and chemicals to meet its needs. Additionally, the gas purchasing assistant may work closely with other departments within the company, such as finance, operations, and logistics, to ensure that gas procurement aligns with overall business goals and objectives.

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)

  • Report on annual expenditures and savings in line with the business plan

  • As a procurement team member in the diverse price or contract-related negotiation and exchange with internal and external partners

  • 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

  • Ensure a close relationship with the suppliers in other domains of raw material management, lead-time, expedition, and reception

  • Focus point of the suppliers for all the issues

  • 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 SCM, Business Management, or related fields

  • Relevant career in the Gas and chemical industry

  • 5 years of purchasing or procurement experience

  • Strong knowledge of purchasing and/or procurement

  • Ability to travel by car and travel overseas

  • Able 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.