Procurement Management Support Specialist

Date:  Jul 1, 2024

Ellabell, GA, US

Requisition ID:  901

About HMGMA  

HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group's first dedicated EV mass-production plant, and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

[General Summary] 

  • Responsible for all Business-planning and HR & Administration activities of Procurement Division in Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America, LLC 

  • Make new or improve operation standards for Parts Purchasing and Parts Development work with sojourning employees (Expatriates) 

  • Operate procedures of Human Resources/Labor/Education/General Affairs/IT system in Purchasing division 

  • Create an annual business plan in Procurement division and review the progress and achievement rate (KPI) against target goals 

  • Support Parts Development team and General Purchasing team  

  • Meet all other assignments as required 


[Major Responsibilities] 

  • Make new and/or improve existing operation standards for Parts Purchasing tasks/workflow such as Supplier Selection process, Tier 1 and 2 suppliers Pool Registration/Management, and Parts Development tasks/workflow such as Parts Development, Parts Quality Assurance, Supplier Audits, and more. 

  • Improve and reinforce processes of Parts Purchasing and Development  

  • Create, operate and support tasks and procedures related to Human Resources/Labor/Education/General Affairs/IT aspects within Procurement Division. 

    • - HR/labor work such as recruitment, manpower management, organization, R&R, etc.  
    • - Training for new/experienced employees, office environment, OA devices, etc.  
    • - Arrange/Manage/Improve IT system requirements in Procurement division 
    • - Any other tasks related to operating the organization 
  • Support for Parts Development/General Purchasing/Global Trade team with activities such as discovering new local suppliers, visiting supplier plants, etc.  

  • Collect and analyze overall information and issues of suppliers of HMGMA 

  • Improve existing Purchasing procedures; continuously seek better methods of Purchasing. 

  • Establish and modify Purchasing plans; develop Purchasing strategies. 

  • Provide employees assistance in Purchasing as necessary. 


[Reports to] Assistant Manager 



  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business, Administration, or other related areas. 


Training / Certification: 

  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation preferred. 


Related Experience: 

  • Senior - Minimum 2 years of related job experience. 

  • Experience in Automotive Industry preferred. 


Skills / Knowledge: 

  • MS Word / Excel / PowerPoint 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical, and organizational skills desired. 

  • A desire to continually improve processes and research and implement best practices. 


  • Intermediate - Minimum 2 years of related job experience 

  • A desire to continually improve processes and research and implement best practices. 

  • Bilingual preferred – Ability to read, write, and speak any two combinations of English, Korean, and/or Spanish fluently. 

  • Multicultural – Ability and openness to work with different set of cultural values. 

  • Willingness to learn and adapt. 

  • Flexibility in working hours to include weekends, holidays, and off shifts. 

  • Ability to respond to inquiries or suggestions from team members, the leadership team, and outside vendors. 

  • Ability to work with different cultures to effectively deliver results. 

  • Proven ability to innovate to meet the needs of the business and to advance culture. 

  • Strong business acumen, decision making, and organizational skills. 

  • Ability to build relationships with those whom you have no authority, and get results. 

  • Ability to work globally, independently, and self-directed. 


Travel / Additional Information:

  • Position may require occasional travel (Domestic/International travel)
  • Position may require on-call duty or overtime due to overall responsibility
  • Flexibility in working hours to include weekends, holidays, and off shift


Working Hours (Shift) Requirement

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.
  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs. 
  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered.


Compensation & Benefit

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits.
  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan.


Other Information

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary
  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia.


HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Savannah