Global Category Leader

Date: 28/02/2024

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA, 78251

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

Job Description:
Procurement of Semiconductor Spares, and Service Contracts for the category of responsibility, including negotiation of prices and terms of supply or service:
• Overall responsibility for Global Spares and Services suppliers on a global and local scales, for the category of responsibility
• Lead category meetings across Tower’s sites
• Initiate and cooperate in cost initiatives projects in collaboration with cross-functional positions, such as ERS, Engineering and R&D
• Suppliers’ and goods’ selection process
• On-going vendor relations enhancement activities.
• ERP work, including PO releases and follow up
• Control supplier’s performance and compliance with service and supply agreement, through escalations, corrective actions, scorecards and structured business reviews
• Business continuity plans and sourcing strategies for the category
• Renew existing agreements, propose, initiate and finalize new agreements to improve operational efficiency, cost, and aid business performance.
• Develop ideas and strategies to improve performance and work towards a continuous improvement
Development Opportunities: 
• Working in a complex market, facing global suppliers and economy changing trends
• Experience working with wide spectrum of different Tower’s departments, manufacturing sites, and executive management
• Driving process improvement and cost saving projects that impact spend and profitability
• Demonstrated leadership skills in the Spares and Services Procurement area by driving projects to closure.
•At least 4 years seniority in the current position – A must
•Academic degree (Business, Finance, Supply Chain or Engineering) - BSC/MBA – advantage
•Purchasing/Supply Chain significant understanding and experience - advantage
•Good verbal and written communication skills (English)
•Negotiation skills
•Strong SAP and Microsoft office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point)
•Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
•Self- manageable and Self-initiatives capabilities

United States Perks

Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs

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