May 08, 2020 - Assistant Procurement Manager

May 08, 2020

Assistant Procurement Manager

US, Procurement

Founded in 1888, Lee Kum Kee, a Hong Kong-based global food company,specializes in creating condiments and sauces that promote Chinese cuisineworldwide. With more than 200 products to choose from, Lee Kum Kee takesthe mystery out of cooking authentic and delicious Asian foods in thecomfort of your kitchen. Lee Kum Kee is committed to providing authenticand innovative condiments and sauces featuring the highest qualityingredients. Armed with a unique management culture, stringent qualitycontrol, superb and innovative products, coupled with the century-longbrand reputation, Lee Kum Kee has achieved unanimous recognition and wonnumerous prestigious awards.

Lee Kum Kee (USA) Inc., a division of Lee Kum Kee International HoldingsLtd., has its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in SouthernCalifornia with more than 300 employees. We are looking for the best andbrightest talents to join our company and work together to bring the nextlevel of success!


Handle and process daily purchase orders for Lee Kum Kee (USA) Foods, Inc.and Lee Kum Kee (USA), Inc.


  • Purchase Order processing; daily process, follow up and scheduledelivery appointments of POs for – Production, Engineering, QualityControl/Technical Services, IT, Logistics and Human Resources. 30%
  • Sourcing; assist functions with sourcing new items, equipment, andmaterials/ingredients for new product development, risk assessments,and cost savings projects. Handle more complex and critical purchases30%
  • Record management; of new vendor set-up, vendor evaluation & vendormaster list, update pricing & material master records in SAP,Support external and internal audits and Corrective Action &Non-conforming Material Report. 10%
  • Safety Planning:Participate in annual budgeting ofmaterial requirements.10%
  • Leased equipment; coordinate lease renewal, service repairs andpreventive maintenance. 20%
  • Other duties and projects may be assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to performeach essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, organization skills, and/or abilityrequired. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or minimum three to five yearsof food manufacturing industry related experience and or/training; orequivalent combination of education and experience. Computer literate inMicrosoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint experience. Strong sourcing andnegotiating skills,research market outlook, and stronganalysis skills.


Successful candidate must possess excellent communication andpresentational skills both written and verbal and proven ability to workindependently in cross-functional teams to achieve established goals.Bilingual in English/Chinese preferred


Ability to calculate and analyze figures and amounts such as rates,increases, percentages, variance, deductions, and adjustments. Idealcandidate must be able to apply mathematical concepts to reports.


Ideal candidate must be able to solve practical problems and deal with avariety of concrete variables in situations where only limitedstandardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructionsfurnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Good organizationskills, high working ethics and good working attitudes are required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that mustbe met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions ofthis job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly requiredto use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and/or reach with hands andarms. Employee is occasionally required to taste and/or smell. Frequentlyrequired to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionallylift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required bythis job include ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative ofthose an employee encounters while performing the essential functions ofthis job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.

It is Lee Kum Kee’s policy to seek and employ the most qualified persons inall jobs in a manner which will ensure equal employment opportunity as wellas administer personnel actions in a manner as to not discriminate againstany person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age,sex, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities toperform the essential functions.


We offer a competitive salary package and attractive benefits including401K, health insurance, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and FSA.

Application Method:

If interested, please e-mail resume to