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Buyer (Japanese/English Bilingual)

Company: Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Sumitomo Electric U.S.A. Holdings, Inc., a Sumitomo Electric Group company, is looking for a Buyer for our Procurement and Logistics Department in Torrance office. This is a full-time exempt position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

* Process documents for IPO business and handle global logistics procedure.
* Perform duties assigned by supervisor.
* Monitor the process of all IPO operations such as logistics, document process and payment collection.
* Search for and locate better suppliers.
* Support the manager/Assistant Manager in negotiating with vendors and customers for possible best deals in pricing, delivery, quality, terms, and other related issues.
* Maintain open and smooth communication channels with suppliers and customers.
* Reply to our customer's questions and inquiries.
* Coordinate with suppliers for shipping schedules and quality control.
* Coordinate and manage import, export, and logistics activities.
* Prepare and submit monthly reports to the manager on the status of orders and sales.
* Monitor the processing of paperwork timely and properly.
* Monitor the payment status and follow up the payment collection.
* Other duties assigned by manager.


* A./B.S. or equivalent relevant experience with a minimum of at least three years of progressive experience; preferably in an international company.
* Must have fluency in communication skills in English and Japanese (business level in speaking and writing).
* Ability work independently with high accuracy and pay attention to detail.
* Must be able to multi-task, prioritize workloads, meet deadlines, and interact effectively.
* Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
* Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
* Ability to handle tasks independently and proactively.
* Self-starter with excellent anticipation skills; problem solving; follow up
* Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, organizational expertise, discretion, tact, and excellent grammar/proofreading skills.
* Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
* Ability to work in multi-cultural work environment.
* Ability to interact effectively with all company leadership and direction.
* Ability to work overtime as required.
* Ability to travel from time to time.

About Sumitomo Electric Group

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is a recognized global technology leader with over 280,000 employees working at around 400 group companies in 40 countries. Building on more than 120 years of innovation, today Sumitomo Electric is engaged in diversified business activities that support people's daily lives and industries in five business segments: automotive, infocommunications, electronics, environment & energy, and industrial materials. To learn more about Sumitomo Electric, please visit You can watch videos from our past interns and corporate profile from our YouTube Channel ( Follow us on LinkedIn (

SEUHO is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Torrance , Buyer (Japanese/English Bilingual), Other , Torrance, California

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