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Purchasing Specialist

Job Title: Purchasing Specialist
Our Client: Steel Products & Trading
Country: United States
Location: Savannah, GA
Specialisation: Supply Chain
Salary: $50,000-$100,000
Job Reference: 5230
Contact Person: Kamila KANG Senior Recruitment Consultant
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Job Published: 2024-03-08


Purchasing Specialist

About Our Client

Our client is widely recognized as South Korea’s first major steelmaker. For more than six decades, it has consistently paved the way for sustainable growth by strategically boosting its blast furnace and electric arc operations and investing in new cutting-edge technologies. From raw steel to fully functioning automobile, the diverse capabilities of its facilities and machinery mean that it can service many different types of customers.

Job Summary

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for Hyundai Steel Georgia’s purchasing function. Locate and negotiate multiple suppliers that can supply products in a cost effective and timely manner. Coordinates implementation of products, services, practices, and objectives that will provide support to the Company in its goals to provide quality products and service to its customers and other business associates.

Job Description

  • - Assisting with the day-to-day efficient operation of the company;
  • - Request quotations from vendors;
  • - Analyze vendor’s products and services;
  • - Based on analysis, make recommendations as to which vendor is most competitive;
  • - Create purchase orders and issue the purchase orders;
  • - Provide business support to all departments in the purchase of materials and services;
  • - Negotiate details of purchase agreements including warranty information related to products and services
  • - Prepare reports as needed;
  • - Gather quotes, proposals, and purchase terms and conditions;
  • - Track inventory and submit purchase orders as needed;
  • - Verify inventories and determine whether certain items need to be supplied by vendors;
  • - Process invoices and if incorrect invoices are identified, resolve the issues by communicating with the
  • vendors;
  • - Attend and participate in department and company meetings;
  • - Conduct costs analysis for parts, tooling, and any supplier expenses and negotiates prices with suppliers;
  • - Engage in pricing negotiations with the vendors;
  • - Engage in contract negotiations when needed;
  • - Responsible for monthly vouchers;
  • - Interface the SAP database and maintain accurate and up to date information within the system;
  • - Other duties as assigned.


  • - A Bachelor Degree (preferred but not required)
  • - One to two years of purchasing experience preferred
  • - Skills in database management and record keeping
  • - Excellent organizational skills
  • - Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows to include: Excel and PowerPoint
  • - Ability to work with all levels of employees
  • Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Physical demands: The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • - Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

What's On Offer

  • - 401(k)
  • - 401(k) matching
  • - Dental insurance
  • - Employee assistance program
  • - Health insurance
  • - Life insurance
  • - Paid time off
  • - Vision insurance

Apply online or feel free to contact us directly for more information about the opportunity. Due to the high volume of applicant, we regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.

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