Buyer, Supply Chain

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.

Buyer, Supply Chain


The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about responsible sourcing and resilient supply chains possessing a strong aptitude in managing data and databases and communicating status. Actively contributing as part of a Systems and Processes team, the incumbent will work with procurement, supply chain and external manufacturing operations professionals to establish and maintain high-quality processes enabling and demonstrating AMD’s compliance to various Corporate and Social Responsibility requirements. Identify and implement local, within-function improvement opportunities.


This position requires an initiative-taker with process, data management and documentation skills who will quickly develop clear compliance status and contribute to a collaborative and collaborative work environment.


  • Corporate and Social Responsibility
  • Handles Conflict Minerals compliance and compliance database. Responds to written customer inquiries for status.
  • At direction of manager, prepares and produces content for any customer audits.
  • Distributes, records and reports on annual Supplier Assurance Letter process
  • Maintains business continuity process documentation and manages routine customer and general external inquiries.
  • Procurement Process Documentation (ISO), Compliance and Database Management (QuEST)
  • Maintain and process document database requests related to procurement specifications
  • Evaluate process specifications and assess compliance to specifications
  • Support and assist procurement personnel where appropriate to achieve specification deliverables and documentation evidence (e.g., risk assessments, supplier business reviews, ISO database management)
  • Compliance Process Improvement
  • Conducts within-function continuous improvement at direction of manager in compliance data, reference materials, identified process deliverable per plan.
  • Develops skills to support Procurement function communication and collaboration tools (Office 365, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, etc.)



  • Knowledge/experience using SAP Enterprise software
  • Desire /aptitude for learning host-based software tools (Assent, Adobe, Oracle Agile PLM, others as identified)
  • Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, Project Management skills
  • Upbeat initiative-taker who thrives in a challenging environment
  • Proven oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Proven aptitude handling data systems and managing data



B.S. in Business Administration, Integrated Systems or Data Analytics



Austin, TX


Requisition Number: 172142 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Supply Chain

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