Commodity Business Manager IV - (B4)
Location:
Santa Clara , California
Posted:
April 11, 2017
Reference:
1604971
Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Key Responsibilities
  1. Aligns and implements commodity strategies.
  2. Manages the maintenance of agreements with suppliers that provide the structure for all business relationships between Applied Materials and the supply base.
  3. Engages with the PLC process to ensure alignment with the commodity strategies.
  4. Engages new supplier introduction and/or disengagement requirements to/from the Applied Materials supply base.
  5. Support resolution to systemic supply chain issues affecting quality, cost, delivery or lead-time.

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

Business Expertise
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Leadership
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

Impact
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

Qualifications:
Education
  • Associate's Degree
  • 4 - 7 Years of Experience
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

A little about us:
A global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic (PV) industries.

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