Senior Commodity Sourcing Manager- Substrates

Location: Hsinchu, Taiwan, TW

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Senior Commodity Sourcing Manager- Substrates



  • Coordinating the commodity management of strategic suppliers within the Substrate category for the company.
  • Part of a team responsible for developing the global procurement strategy for substrate sourcing; implementing a supplier development program that has an integrated long-term approach on cost, quality, and service.
  • Build and maintain supplier relationships
  • Provide analytical support and recommendations regarding sourcing strategies, requirements planning, and revenue generation.



Problem Solving Specialist

  • Drives sophisticated solutions and recommendations for complex issues through the analysis of the situation and available data.
  • Possess the sense of urgency to proactively implement creative but effective solutions with agility to timely deliver above and beyond expectations especially on substrate related issues.
  • Exercises judgment in selecting the methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for acquiring results.
  • Enables project teams to achieve their goals.



  • Develop processes and methods to execute new assignments and coordinate activities with other personnel as part of a team.
  • Collaborate with partners to understand and develop negotiation strategies to drive cost targets.
  • Lead the overall competitive bidding process including analysis, price negotiation, and driving business awards.
  • Drive supplier's performance reviews on contractual requirements which meet AMD short- and long-term needs.
  • Implement contracts to minimize AMD risk and enable supplier accountability for non-performance
  • Lead Supplier Performance Management (SPM) and run the quarterly scorecard process to review service levels on cost, technology, quality, service, and flexibility.
  • Develop and effectively communicate a commodity strategy which fully reflects key partner inputs to AMD Senior Management Team. Provide updates on a regular basis to track progress against plan.
  • Collaborates with suppliers to communicate AMD requirements.
  • Ownership of spend, savings and forecasting for Tier 1 Substrate suppliers.



  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing
  • Experience working in an engineering or semiconductor company
  • NAPM/APICS Certification
  • Green Belt certification
  • Understanding of regional and global markets and cultures



  • BS/BA degree
  • MBA



Hsinchu, Taiwan



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