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Commodity Buyer (Entry Level – Little to no experience required) (Korean bilingual required)

Job Title
Commodity Buyer (Entry Level – Little to no experience required) (Korean bilingual required)
Job ID
Shorter,  AL 36075
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Commodity Buyer (Entry Level – Little to no experience required) (Korean bilingual required)

Montgomery, AL (100% On-Site)

$55,000/yr. - $65,000/yr. – Full-time Entry Level

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Job Description
Responsible for leading purchasing activities for production items, including budget planning, RFQ review, supplier selection, and follow up. This position is due to added growth of the team to support new plants and plant extensions.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead and process all sourcing actions. Conduct lowest delivered cost analysis and negotiate and issue sourcing contracts (SNL) with suppliers.
  • Participate in the development of global commodity strategies for the identified commodities.
  • Manage the overall strategic and transactional relationships with the suppliers including, but not limited to, price increases, stop-ships, payments and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
  • Execute plans to deliver cost savings to meet annual targets.
  • Initiate Early Sourcing Target Agreement (ESTA) with key suppliers.
  • Maintain the records regarding material price and scheduling agreements.
  • Support customer and internal Launch Readiness Reviews via Program Manager.

Education and Experience
  • BS in Business, Supply Chain, or other related field.
  • 0 to 3 years of previous experience in Supply Chain, Procurement, and/or Program Management preferred.
  • Automotive Industry experience preferred
  • Korean Bilingual (English Korean)-preferred due to communication with Head Quarters Program Team in South Korea and with Korean based suppliers.

Desired Competencies
  • Strong analytical skills required
  • Intermediate Excel skills required.
  • Ability to multitask and manage several projects and assignments simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

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