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Bilingual Procurement Assistant Manager (English/Korean)

LG Electronics

LG Electronics

Operations
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

LG's Mission is to be #1 by creating a better life for our customers. At LG we make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good”! As a global leader, we strive for greatness not only in the products we make but in our people. That is why we are currently seeking the newest innovator to join our dynamic team as a Bilingual Procurement Assistant Manager (English/Korean) located in Clarksville, TN.

What LG offers:

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach

- We are proud one of very few (less than 5%) U.S. companies to provide 100% paid major benefits to all our employees. We believe in taking care of our team and ensuring their health and well-being. Joining our dynamic team in Clarksville, TN not only gives you the opportunity to be part of a global leader in the industry but also allows you to enjoy the following benefits:

- Culture for Growth: We foster a culture that encourages personal and professional growth. We provide you with opportunities to learn, develop your skills, and advance in your career.

- Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits: We prioritize the health and well-being of our employees. That's why we offer comprehensive health benefits that are fully paid by LG. From medical, dental, and vision coverage to wellness programs and employee assistance programs, we've got you covered.

- Every Voice Matters: At LG, we value your opinions and ideas. We believe that every employee's voice should be heard, and we encourage open communication, collaboration, and teamwork.

- Global Reach: As a global leader in our industry, we offer the opportunity to work on projects and collaborate with colleagues from around the world. You'll get exposure to different cultures, perspectives, and experiences, which can enhance your professional growth and broaden your horizons.

We are currently seeking a Procurement Assistant Manager to join our dynamic team in Clarksville, TN!

The Bilingual Procurement Assistant Manager will assist the Manager in leading the Procurement Team to ensure lowest delivered cost and highest quality through supply chain management techniques and financial analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in leading a team to select, purchase, quote and source production parts
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists
  • Compare prices, specifications and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers
  • Knowledge of all organizational and governmental rules affecting purchases and provide information about these rules to organization staff members and to vendors
  • Assist in leading the team in contacting suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries and quality issues
  • Agree on first piece approval dates and track progress
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Responsible for promoting a safe working environment and monitoring compliance activities to support the safety program

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field of study
  • Minimum of 5 year experience in related field
  • A proven track record of strategically sourcing raw material such as: steel, resin and factory components to include injection molding, presses, die casting and electrical parts
  • Solid understanding of supply chain mechanics and forecasting
  • Very knowledgeable in financial analysis and cost modeling
  • Strong organizational and negotiating skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Occasional international travel required
  • Bilingual in both English and Korean

At LG, we aspire to empower people and celebrate differences because we believe diversity will create the unexpected. We provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Consistent with our commitment to providing equal opportunity and embracing diversity, LG has implemented affirmative action to ensure applicants are employed and employees are treated without regard to these characteristics.

In addition to the above, LG believes that pay transparency is a key part of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our salary ranges take in account many factors in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skillset, experience, licensure, certifications, internal equity, and other business needs. While we consider geographic pay differentials in final offers, because we operate in many geographies, where applicable, the salary range listed may not reflect all geographic differentials applied.