Director Supply Chain

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Director Product Planning Supply Chain Operations

The Role:

This leadership role drives Supply Planning from product introduction to end of life to meet customer demand, ensure continuity of supply and meet business revenue goals. The suitable candidate will be accountable for all aspects of supply forecasting, planning and scheduling, pertaining to products for one or more business units and will lead a team responsible for planning and execution of those products.

The Person:

  • Ability to engage in collaborative problem-solving efforts with C-level management and external contacts regarding supply chain issues as well as accounting and financial issues.
  • Excellent skills in supplier management, contract management, and negotiation
  • Ability to create and lead short, mid, and long- term strategies
  • Program management skills
  • Strong executive presence
  • Expertise in building positive relationships internally and externally, and conflict resolution
  • Adept at influencing decisions and developing solutions to complex business situations
  • Strong experience with multi-discipline collaboration, communications, negotiations, facilitation and change management
  • Ability to work across boundaries, earning trust, taking risk and being inclusive is highly valued

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead diverse and global supply chain (including direct materials, manufacturing and component suppliers) to meet delivery goals;
  • Responsible for all aspects of cost, quality and delivery required to achieve revenue and margin targets for the BU;
  • Manage logistics associated with new product sales as well as RMA service operation;
  • Analyze product bookings in order to publish forecasts, commitments and lead times to customers and internal sales;
  • Coordinate all aspects of inventory for raw materials and finished goods;
  • Oversee inventory control to support customer needs, achieve balance sheet targets, and mitigate inventory risk;
  • Work closely with the Sales and Product Group teams to lead and develop opportunities to strengthen the supply chain;
  • Partner with Sales and Business Units to facilitate S&OP and long-range planning processes;
  • Work closely with finance to manage to corporate policies in areas of inventory accounting and procurement;
  • Identify, develop and retain world-class talent across AMD global sites.

Preferred Experience:

  • Multi-source supplier network & outsourced manufacturing experience;
  • Demonstrated successful experience at a senior manager level with broad supply chain responsibilities;
  • Progressive responsibility in Supply Planning, Materials, Product Development, Procurement, and Logistics;
  • Experience in ERP initiatives, Advanced Planning Systems, and familiarity with a broad variety of supply chain concepts, practices, and procedures and specific expertise in global supply chain;

Academic Credentials:

  • BS/BA: Specialty in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering with MBA preferred;


Austin, Tx



      • AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by January 4, 2022. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.

Requisition Number: 125042 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Supply Chain


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