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Sr. Materials Commodity Manager


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Sr. Materials Commodity Manager

Job Description

Assembly Materials Organization is looking for an experienced Sr. Commodity Manager responsible for Cost, Quality, Availability, Value Creation, and Supplier Development / Management for Assembly Test materials.

The Sr. Commodity manager develops and manages internal and external relationships to provide sustainable cost, quality, availability, and technology solutions while adhering to procurement policies.

Partners with a diverse stakeholder base to lead and develop multiyear commodity strategies based on business/market intelligence, long-term analysis of the category/commodity, and the supply ecosystem.

Acquires and maintains industry, market, and technical knowledge of commodities.

Leads supplier sourcing, selection, and performance management. Negotiates purchasing contracts, statements of works, and pricing for goods and/or services.

Drives cost-saving opportunities in partnership with suppliers and stakeholders to meet business objectives.

May develop new supply chain models for new or existing products or services.


The Assembly Materials (AM) Sr. Commodity Manager will be responsible for but not limited to:
Partnering with Operations teams AM Opsand Technical teams, TD (Technology Development), MTD, Finance, Planning, and Legal to proactively drive the optimization of CQAT (Cost, Quality, Availability, Technology) within the Intel’s GSC-ATSsupply line for select commodities and/or raw materials.

  • Owning strategic supplier relationships and influencing strategy, negotiations and contracting, spends management, modeling and cost reduction roadmap execution, supplier financial health, a business market expert within commodity area (M and Ae.g. assessments of and industry trends), developing and implementing commodity sourcing strategies, supply chain, and sub-supply chain risk reduction strategies.
  • Extracting key technical decision drivers from information and understanding how to proactively drive commercial or supplier strategies.
  • Internalizing Intel’s product roadmap changes and how the technical challenges will impact the supply chain.
  • Shaping the business model between Intel-supplier for mutual benefit.
  • Deriving trends from a wide-ranging dataset and driving strategic initiatives/collaborations both technical and business collaborations to resolve the most pressing supply chain issues for Intel.
  • Assuring a healthy escalation process in place on both sides to drive gap closure.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Relationship/Communication Skills: Orchestrates unified communication internally and externally with suppliers, including executive management meetings and strategic direction alignment.
  • While keeping the best interests of Intel, be a visible advocate for the supplier within Intel.
  • Effectively communicates and builds relationships across diverse cross-functional global teams and is comfortable working in multicultural team environments.

Business and Financial acumen / Influencing Skills:

  • Business Acumen: Contractual negotiations/Strategic discussions/Executive communications
  • Comprehends balance sheets/cash flow and short-term/long-term financial trends for a supplier.
  • Technical Acumen: Learns critical technical aspects of commodities managed, and understands how technical criteria changes can impact cost, availability and lead to gaps in supplier capabilities.
  • Influences technical stakeholders by utilizing knowledge of supplier technologies and manufacturing processes.
  • Leadership: Coaches and grows the internal account team.
  • Sets the vision and direction for the account team.
  • Influences across organizations.

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position.

Qualifications listed as preferred or additional will be considered a plus factor for applicants.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field.
  • 4+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management, including at least one of the following:
  • Creating and negotiating deals, supplier contract management, and supplier executive relationship management.
  • Supplier selections and evaluations, experience with packaging /assembly process managing multiple contact/vendors/deals.
  • Semiconductor Industry knowledge: Competitive supply landscape, technical integration trends, strategic threats and opportunities for the supplier and the segments they compete in, and how Intel can benefit from these.
  • This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA degree.
  • English/Japanese fluency (Native/Business level)

Inside this Business Group

As the world’s largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art — from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

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