GSM Supply Line Management (Graduate)
Phoenix , Arizona
January 12, 2017
Job Description: Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Acquires and maintains technical understanding of products purchased. Performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities. Obtains materials, components, equipment and services. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Monitors the cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. May recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing and vendor evaluation criteria. At higher levels may require domestic or global expertise of assigned commodities.
As a member of the GSM team, you will be a full business partner vested in making the GSM Vision and Mission a reality. Through business partnering and innovation, you will help drive sound business analysis and decisions while maintaining Intel's high standards of professionalism and integrity. Depending on the position, your responsibilities could span many functions within Intel's Supply Chain including

Commodity Management
Direct and Indirect Materials Procurement
Risk and Controls
Program management
Operations management
Sourcing management
Environmental Social Governance
Market Intelligence and Intellectual Property.
Inventory Management Systems
Materials Handling System Redesign

GSM is looking for MBA or technical candidates specializing in Supply Chain Management with up to 3 years of experience. Ideal candidates will possess Supply Chain intelligence and demonstrate strong analytical, problem solving, business strategy, strategic thinking, results orientation, innovation, influence, stakeholder management, customer orientation, supplier management, leadership, change management/adaptability, and communication skills. The ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, cross functional, team oriented environment. Direct Supply Chain experience, &/or technical degrees and experience are a plus. We have positions available in Portland, Oregon, Phoenix, Arizona and other Intel sites where there is a business need.
Minimum Qualifications:

-Must be currently enrolled in a Master's Degree Program in Supply Chain Management, Business, technical or related field;
-Three (3) years of experience in supply chain management or engineering. Specifically procurement, supplier selection/management, contract negotiations, logistics/distribution, materials management, factory operations.
-Capable of building strategic relationships across multiple levels of supplier management to assess capabilities and to influence business development opportunities internally across Intel's multiple organizations and levels.
-Able to drive supplier performance requirements, priorities and business group strategies as it relates to supplier
-Develops a supply chain network to leverage best known methods for internal and external strategic applications Thinks cross-supply chain or end-to-end when developing creative solutions to complex problems.
-Exhibits skills capable of driving change and value in the supply chain by gaining efficiencies in cost, business process, and/or systems that improve stakeholder and customer satisfaction. Able to maintain functional excellence, but also leverages inter-dependencies.
-Displays analytical, problem solving and project management skills, Lean Six Sigma is highly desired.
-Experience with "should-cost" and "must cost" modeling concepts for benchmarking and to meet affordability targets.
-Assertive approach toward driving gap closure, vocal in team meetings and willingness to share creative ideas to solve complex problems.
-Demonstrated behaviors; ability to remain calm and focused in tense and fast-paced situations, tolerance of ambiguity, attention to detail, excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

-3 years of experience in supply chain management or engineering. Specifically procurement, supplier sourcing / management, contract negotiations, logistics / distribution, materials management, factory operations
-Experienced in managing the overall strategy of the supplier account from initial selection, through product development, into high volume manufacturing (HVM), and long-term sustaining support.
-Demonstrated capability working with internal stakeholders and suppliers to forecast, plan and execute strategic objectives in a fast-paced supply chain environment
-Experience in strategic sourcing and supplier selection processes
-Develops knowledge of process controls requirements and follows negotiation and procurement due diligence.
-Experience in SAP* enterprise or similar systems for order management and procurement
-Skilled in planning and closing contract negotiations to achieve immediate and long-term affordability requirements
-Ability to influence business development decisions including ability to help scale and develop small suppliers
-Business development capabilities to manage discussions with strategic suppliers and to help scale small suppliers
-Ability to execute supplier quality program initiatives
-Effectively manages and communicates supplier risk while driving mitigating solutions

US Workers Requirements:
Candidates must have the unrestricted right to work in the US without requiring sponsorship, and meet one of the following US Workers requirements: Citizen or National of the United States; Lawful permanent resident of the United States; A person granted refugee status, or a person granted asylum status.

A little about us:
Our vision is simple and direct. If it computes, it does it best with Intel. We embrace all aspects of computing.

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