Japanese-English Bilingual Procurement Planner - AM8150

Industry: Automotive
Work location: El Paso, TX U.S.A.
Job description: 
This Planner will support all functions of procurement planning portions of cost reduction reviews as determined by management. Planner will also create, review, and summarize report data for monthly review meetings. The ideal candidate should be energetic, motivated, and a team player with the ability to support procurement planning activities.
• Develop presentation materials monthly for department and upper management; review and summarize monthly reports; follow-up of procurement cost reduction monthly results
• Proofreading and verifying monthly PPV and review of supporting budget; review accounting invoices (adjustments, deliveries, non-invoiced items, etc.)
• Traceability of monthly vs. planned results; manage price entry files
• Analyze, create, review, and support cost reduction strategies by commodity and consolidate information from procurement buyers as requested by management
• Record keeping, data entry, and report consolidation
• Review monthly supplier financial status (D&B)
• Work with purchasing buyers at the request of Japan parent; consolidating information and reporting to Japan
• Other duties as assigned by management
Employment status: Direct Hire
Language requirements: Japanese
Qualification requirements: 
• Associate’s degree required, Business Administration or related field preferred
• 1-3 years of planning and analytical experience
• Japanese/English preferred (written and oral communication)
• Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft systems, as well as IPS
• Able to work in a team environment
• Some travel required
Salary: Negotiable
Date posted: 2019 Mar 08