Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400-year-old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability. With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components, and electronics. SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers. Our associates are what drive Sumitomo’s continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation.

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About the Sumitomo Electric Group
Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables. With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials. We are a Fortune global 500 company.

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New/current price approval process (using procedural PCS Sheet) RFQ
Negotiate regular cost reductions for FY budget target
New production launching schedule management
Get sourcing approval for each program and draw up an M/L, CDD, award letter and tooling req
Analyze price comparison, logistics route, MOQ, etc.
Improve presentation skills while reporting each business units progress to upper management
Prepare and coordinate orders for prototype events
Accounting Invoice Review (adjustment, delivery, non-invoice, etc.) (Planner due to PPV payment review status)
Evaluate supply base biannually which is reflective on the score card
Maintain records of internal & supplier meetings and distribute to appropriate parties

Experience Requirements

1-3 years of strong purchasing/planning background
Strong collaboration and effective communication within SEWS Departments (DE, Quality, Logistics, Customs, Acct., etc.) and assigned supply base

Education Requirements

Associates Degree in a business-related field


Knowledge Microsoft Office (strong Excel skills required)
Ability to work in a team environment
Regular travel required
Required Japanese bilingual skills

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