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Bilingual Material Planner (English/Korean)

LG Electronics

LG Electronics

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 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 Material Planner (Korean/English) 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.

Starting wage of $60,000 annually and up based on experience.

We are currently seeking a Bilingual Material Planner (Korean/English speaking) to join our Dynamic Team in Clarksville, TN as part of the Inbound Task Team!

In this position you will coordinate purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. You will also acquire and maintain technical understanding of products purchased, monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure highest quality at best value. Perform cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities. Obtain materials, components, equipment and services while ensuring security and accountability of inventory through transaction documentation, process and procedure verification, and system review. Analyze and when able, corrects cycle count discrepancies. Audit incoming and in & outgoing shipments to assure quality and accuracy. Compile and document all transactions for data entry.


  • Reviews, analyzes, and resolves expectations and error reports from master data management and ERP planning modules
  • Establish and monitor finished goods inventory levels to ensure on-time compliance to customer release requirements while minimizing carrying and premium freight costs.
  • Review department/plant measurable (customer delivery, supplier delivery, premium freight and inventory) and establish corrective measures for performance adherence.
  • Facilitates the resolution of supplier inbound Quality Issues.
  • Support product supply and inventory plans consistent with the objectives of the business or product line.
  • Rescheduling materials for pull ins (expedites) and push outs (for inventory control)
  • Achievement of daily, monthly and annual team targets (KPI)
  • Adheres to yearly budget and carries out the plan to meet that budget
  • Aligns Innovation team to forecast and reduces labor expense, forecasts, tracks and escalates as necessary
  • Responsible for establishing and promoting a safe working environment and establishes and monitors compliance activities to support the safety program
  • Develop knowledge of Material Requirements Planning by assisting Supply Analysts plan the phase in and/or phase out of products. Identify unique components for products being phased out or inactivated
  • Preparing mechanisms for tracking inventory of unique components to insure use up plan to minimize excess and/or obsolete inventory is successful. Monitor product phase-in/out plans to
  • Minimize excess or obsolete inventory and issue progress reports during the phase out period.
  • Realizing a sense of urgency around business imperatives and convincing others of that urgency. Setting well-defined goals to meet business challenges and ensuring performance against those goals. Overcoming obstacles to drive initiatives and actions to closure.


  • Ability to accept change and adapt to a variety of assignments in a fast-paced environment
  • Capability for MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to be self-directing, manage time and priorities effectively, take initiative, exercise good judgment, and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and collaboration skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Working knowledge and ability to use MS Office applications, specifically MS Excel and MS PowerPoint for reports, data analysis, etc.
  • Ability to navigate and teach Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) IT Systems such as Oracle, SAP, etc.
  • Flexible work hours and available for weekends
  • Bilingual-Korean/English
  • Occasional travel (international and domestic)


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.