Commodity Business Manager IV - (B4)
Location:
Santa Clara , California
Posted:
November 15, 2016
Reference:
1604911
Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects. 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.

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field

Business Expertise
  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services

Leadership
  • May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity

Problem Solving
  • Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions

Impact
  • Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies

Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view

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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