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Hyundai America Technical Center Inc.
Date Posted Jul. 19, 2022 Job ID 5215484003
Job Description

Procurement Manager

Washington, DC

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Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Procurement Manager will enhance and manage Supernal’s Procurement program. The role is responsible for developing, managing, and monitoring the Procurement program with a team of 2+ buyers.

What you can do:

  • Developing and implementing strategies to assure the lowest overall cost while mitigating risk to the Corporation
  • Participating and leading change management efforts while creating true alignment and integration internally and externally
  • Preparing purchasing/procurement reports including order status, purchase order status, and delivery schedules
  • Promoting a high level of requestor satisfaction in supporting the needs of Departmental projects and requirements for Purchasing guidance and leadership
  • Participating in the planning and forecasting process to establish standard costs and provide explanations for price variances at the Departmental level
  • Providing training, evaluation, and support to all planners and buyers to ensure process consistency, best-in-class planning and forecasting techniques, and appropriate execution of the MRP plan
  • Evaluates expediting activities and recommends to project managers appropriate corrective actions to planning parameters
  • Assesses current material availability, and reasonably predicts future availability based on market, delivery systems, and other variables
  • Processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Reduces back orders and late deliveries through consistent communication with vendors
  • Notifies suppliers of quality issues and manages supplier disposition/corrections
  • Coordinates returned goods to vendors for credit

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years with ERP/MRP, Procurement, Planning, and Scheduling with the most recent in a leadership role (an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered)
  • People development (assessment of others, feedback/coaching, delegation, motivating others, performance management, and communication expectations)
  • Interpersonal skills (relations building, teamwork, interpersonal insight, conflict resolution, customer orientation)
  • Lean training and Kaizen experience (Pull, Heijunka, Kanban)
  • Proven experience in managing purchasing strategy and duties across supply chain operations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking personality
  • Proficiency with Excel VLOOKUP, pivot tables, MS Office Suite

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Knowledge of systems: including ERP/MRP, Kanban (both supplier and customer), and Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Experience with SAP/S4 Hana

 

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: ta-support@supernal.aero

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

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