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.
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B.S./B.A. in business related discipline and 4+ years experience or M.B.A. and 3+ years experience in Facilities or Construction highly desirable for this position. Technical experience or B.S. in an engineering discipline is strongly desired.
-Supplier Management/Negotiation Skills: Ability to negotiate complex contracts or strategic deals with the best outcome for company.
-Capability of clearly presenting complex information through spoken or written communication.
-Ability to work in a self-directed and motivated environment, ability to tolerate ambiguity and able to make forward progress. Demonstrated capability in managing complex projects and/or plans that involve multiple stakeholder groups with aggressive timelines
-Able to influence teams and people toward program's common goals and getting the job done without having full control over the resources.
-Forges alliances with globally diverse teams made up of customers, suppliers, and partners to pool resources and enable the implementation of the best solutions.
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills and a strong attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills across all functions, regions, and levels in the organization. Able to back up thoughts with facts & data.
The ideal individual would possess a MBA with concentrations in supply chain, finance or economics along with an undergraduate degree in an engineering discipline.
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth