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Director, Commodity Business Manager (M6)

Company: Applied Materials
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Key Responsibilities
Materials Program Management
Works with cross functional teams (engineering, manufacturing, quality, services) to manage supply chain related aspects of the program through various phases of product development (sourcing map, dual sourcing, IP protection, contracts, onboarding suppliers etc).

Work with BU operations and marketing teams to align on product forecast and material spend forecast

Completes supplier risk assessment on critical and unique parts. Provides input to outsourcing decisions by performing make versus buy analysis.

Actively mediates and partners with quality and engineering teams to resolve supplier quality issues for assigned product groups.

Works with product development and manufacturing engineering teams to stay aligned and manage all volume transition related issues and challenges

Works with services/spares organization on securing products residual value

Supplier and Commodity Management
Forecasts and communicates engineering, materials, and manufacturing requirements to suppliers. Manage supplier capacity ramps as required per forecast

Supplier price and delivery negotiations; Manage supplier cost reduction roadmap

Monitors supplier performance (delivery, quality, cost)

Strategic Sourcing
Works with engineering to identify preliminary critical parts, long-lead parts and inspection requirements.

Assists and/or leads in developing supplier and commodity road maps

Functional Knowledge
Basic understanding of fiber optics components and experience working with laser vendors.

Experience with low volume, high complexity PCBs would be a plus

Knowledge of basic mechanical design would be a plus

Business Expertise
Basic understanding of the Display Market and Display Equipment vendors

Basic understanding of contract negotiations

Problem Solving
Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions
Interpersonal Skills
Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view
Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or sciences such as Electrical Engineering/Physics Preferred

Advanced Degree in Management preferred

15+ Years of Experience

Prefer CA, or someone willing to work in the PST zone.
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. #LI
Bachelor's Degree
Years of Experience:
15+ Years
Work Experience:
Additional Information
Yes, 20% of the Time
Relocation Eligible:
Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Keywords: Applied Materials, Caldwell , Director, Commodity Business Manager (M6), Executive , Caldwell, Idaho

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