Buyer 1 (85661)

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

The Role:

Buyer is responsible for sourcing of goods and services supporting the Indirect procurement team. Will work closely with Strategic Sourcing Managers to implement Commodity plans. Must be able to work in fast paced environment. Buyer can perform some of their responsibilities with management oversight or engagement or involvement.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather and consolidate requirements with partners to resolve appropriate method of purchase such as eSourcing, spot purchase orders, contracts, or blanket.
  • Create and run eSourcing events. Review responses and conduct selection process with partners.
  • Reviews proposals, quotes and negotiate with suppliers to acquire best quality, price, and delivery. Utilize eProcurement tools to perform spend analytics and conduct eSourcing events.
  • Ensures adherence to contractual agreements, purchase orders, regulations and company polices.
  • Provides analytical support that drive improvements to reduce costs throughout the supply chain.
  • Become knowledgeable about markets conditions and trends, formulating short- and long-term strategies to ensure quality and continuity of supply while minimizing total cost.
  • Execute all activities associated with Source-to-Pay such that orders are issued and invoiced in a timely manner.
  • Communicate effectively with key team members on all levels.
  • Under general supervision, applies understanding of purchasing techniques and principles to purchase a variety of indirect materials including services, equipment and supplies vital for the operation of the Company
  • Utilize sourcing processes to procure goods and services for partners with a focus on cost, quality and service.
  • Develop relationships with key suppliers within assigned commodities
  • Utilize analytic methods to determine spend within commodities
  • Understand business processes to support operational (PO) process execution with guidance from management
  • Lead supplier performance management process including driving continuous improvement programs with suppliers with strategic direction
  • Participate in projects within their region or team with strategic direction


Preferred Experience:

Intern or Co-op experience working in Supply Chain.


Academic Credentials:

Bachelor’s Degree



Austin, TX 



Requisition Number: 85661 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Supply Chain


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