Director of Supply Chain Foundry Procurement (68983)

Location: Austin, 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.

This role will be responsible for managing the AMD’s wafer foundry commercial and operational relationships.  This includes price negotiation, contracts, delivery execution, inventory management, forecasting, supplier performance management, as well as defining and executing on the long term strategy for foundry engagements.  Wafer spend is the single largest cost to AMD’s COGS and the successful candidate will be able to understand the cost drivers and formulate solutions to maximize cost savings.   Candidate will be expected to establish and maintain relationships with key executives at foundry partners.  Requires strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to summarize complex issues for executives internal to AMD and with foundry partners.   Role will require partnering with functional, technical, legal, finance, and supply chain to execute commercial agreements.    



  • Manage 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
  • Analyze product bookings in order to publish forecasts, commitments and lead times to customers and internal sales
  • Oversee 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


 Knowledge Skills and Experience:

  • BS/BA:  Specialty in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering with MBA preferred
  • Basic understanding of wafer processing, drivers of wafer cost, and yield modeling
  • Electronics Industry experience
  • Demonstrated success with planning, conducting, and closing complex negotiations
  • Willingness to travel Internationally 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Strong leadership and communications skills


Requisition Number: 68983 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Supply Chain 


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