Commodity Business Manager IV - (B4)
Santa Clara , California
February 16, 2017
Commodity Business Manager for Spares and Services

The right candidate will work with and develop small suppliers in the service repair space. Past experience with Spares and Services is preferred. Strong understanding of Supply Chain. Experience with robots and chemical disposition is also preferred. Engineering and/or industrial engineering background is also a strong plus. Experience with SAP is preferred as well.

Key Responsibilities
  1. Develops, aligns and implements commodity strategies.
  2. Negotiates and 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. Directs new supplier introduction and/or disengagement requirements to/from the Applied Materials supply base.
  5. Drives resolution to systemic supply chain issues affecting quality, cost, delivery or lead-time, which may include engagement with sub-tiers in the supply chain.
  6. Develops and presents high level cost reduction opportunities.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 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.

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