Senior Global Buyer /Commodity Leader

Date: 20/02/2020

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA, 92660

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

Recruiting World Class Talent For A World Class Leader!  Join Tower Semiconductor!

Looking for a career path in the high tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  If you enjoy working with others in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high tech industry then Tower Semiconductor is the place to be!

Tower Semiconductor is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others.

Job Description

Work with a team and manage your assigned to commodity in the area of Capital Procurement (Tools, Services, and  Spare Parts) to enable the company's profitable growth.  Close work and coordination with external vendors and internal stakeholders.  Plan and execute near and long term global Capital purchases to efficiently increase the company's profit margin.

Integrate forecast with sales, marketing, operations and finance to define company Capital tool requirements.  Develop Capital tool strategies that support monthly, quarterly and long term procurement plan to beat the company's cash margin.  Apply experience and knowledge in fab manufacturing and equipment, supply chain, and operational excellence, to rationalize and benchmark all sourcing spends on a continuous basis.

Responsible for continuous improvement of the procurement process and best in-class spend rate.  The job requires interaction with a wide range of interfaces inside & outside the organization, good communication skills, strong technicial foundation, curiosity and self-learning ability.

Areas of Responsibilities:

Managing Capital Equipment Suppliers for the purchasing department for the company's sites worldwide
Managing all negotiations aspects of key suppliers
Leading improvements projects in the global procurement department
Budgeting support for company's departments and divisions
Matrix support of the company site's buyers
Work closely with site procurement managers, business and production alliances

This job is for you if

You have direct experience with Capital Equipment
You have a good understanding of semiconductor manufacturing and process flows
You have a good understanding of semiconductor equipment suppliers
You have a proven track record of success in the semiconductor space
You have the ability to create, source, strategize, and negotiate the best possible terms/outcomes
You have the ability to negotiate both with internal and external stakeholders

Job Requirements

BS degree (Business, Finance, or Engineering) - a must
Demonstrable understanding of semiconductor manufacturing and basic process flows - a must
Demonstrable understanding of semiconductor Capital equipment suppliers - a must
Experience in conducting complex strategic negotiations in a global environment
Experience working with SAP
Experience in managing supply chain in a semiconductor environment
Good communication skills and a high capability for working with different Interfaces
High management and leading capabilities
Willingness to travel to overseas sites (approximately 4 times a year)



Perks and Benefits - US

Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare on day one.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs