General Description Responsible for the management of the Procurement department. This role will manage the execution of orders to ensure fulfillment in accordance with purchasing terms and conditions. This role will serve as a lead resource in resolving invoicing, accounting, vendor authorization, return material authorization (RMA), and vendor credit issues to increase the operational efficiency of SEA's Procurement department. This role will also manage purchasing activities in accordance with ethical business standards and established purchasing policies and procedures. This role will support assigned organizations to fulfill the procurement needs and requirements of product development projects and activities. Managing teams with focus on policy and strategy implementation and control rather than development; short-term operational/tactical responsibilities. Typically accountable for providing sufficient information for higher autonomy to make recommendations on budget and policies and for medium-term planning.
Develop and manage more junior level Procurement staff. Supports assigned organizations to fulfill the procurement needs and requirements of product development projects and activities. Places, processes, and follows up on orders to expedite and ensure timely delivery to meet project schedules. Resolve purchasing and procurement related issues and discrepancies. Identifies and resolves invoicing problems and issues between accounting and vendors. Initiates Return Material Authorizations (RMA's), identifies approved vendor credits, and resolves credit application issues. Complies with purchasing policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure the best prices and the most optimum delivery of materials, supplies, and equipment while enhancing their efficiency. Performs purchasing activities in compliance with procurement standards, controls, and ethical business practices. Provides communication of purchasing policies and practices to relevant groups of employee customers. Utilizes the resources of the SAP system to initiate and perform inventory control, initiate purchase requisitions and purchase orders, prepare purchasing reports, and record purchasing transactions. Prepares and presents reports, provides information to identify purchasing requirements, and communicates and reports performance against plans and business objectives. Manages days of supply, MIN>MAX and inventory control for materials procured. Manages excess and obsolete materials on and off site, Samsung owned and Vendor owned, on and off site. Executes projects and activities to ensure conformance to plans and the timely and effective achievement of results. Identifies schedules, and performance of procurement activities in accordance with business project schedules and plans. Has responsibility for the operational performance of the department. Directs the resolution of complex operational and organizational problems.
Bachelor's Degree with 12-15 years of directly related experience is required. Extensive experience with SAP or similar business enterprise purchasing, inventory control and procurement management system required. Prior management experience required. Prior experience in purchasing or procurement of electronic components, circuit boards and wireless accessories required. The ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple and simultaneous projects and assignments. Must have Microsoft Office Suite of PC software applications experience with Excel spreadsheet and PowerPoint preparation skills operating in an NT LAN/WAN systems environment.