THE ROLE :
As a Commodity Manager, you are responsible to manage specific commodity / commodities related to AMD Board operations, to develop a global procurement strategy that has a coordinated long-term approach on cost, quality, and supply.
You should be able to develop and manage the strategic supplier relationship at Executive level and provide analytical support and make recommendations regarding sourcing strategies, supply trend, allocation and splitting of business award.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Establish deep connections with approved suppliers at Executive level.
Understand status of commodity across market and determine if supply is freely available or getting tight / moving to allocation
Bi-weekly discussions with Engineering teams and BUs to understand future demand (i.e Forecasting and road-mapping exercises).
Provide forecast to suppliers and secure allocation for AMD or AMD designated CMs.
Understand capacity of manufacturers.
Negotiate AMD preferred pricing for key commodities we wish to control / consign or which significantly influence BOM pricing.
Negotiate splits of business awards
Monitor market trends which affect commodity pricing, example raw copper pricing on commodity stock market for Printed Circuit Board (PCB-bare board), PCB raw materials, Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) and or Thermal (Fansink) related mechanical parts / assembly.
Manage LOA process for assigned commodity
Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Network with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel as a team lead
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE :
Strong knowledge of printed circuit board assembly and associated commodities!
Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and commodity sourcing.
NAPM / APICS Certification highly desired.
Understanding of global / regional markets and cultures preferred
Demonstrated effective advanced computer skills.
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership skills.
Excellent project management skills.
Prior record of Printed Circuit Board (PCB), Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) and or Thermal (Fansink) mechanical related parts / assembly sourcing experiences.
History of successfully developing and deploying business processes
ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS :
BS / BA degree plus 7 years of experience in a related technical or business field OR MBA plus 5 years of experience in a related technical or business field.