Sr. Supply Chain Specialist

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

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 requires hands on execution, with focus on processing demand commits, customer order, and customer demand forecasts . The successful candidate will  help drive results across AMD on behalf of Supply Chain Operations (SCO). Responsibilities include end-to-end instance timeline ownership and collaboration with internal teams and business owners to achieve those timelines and results.

The role also includes engaging and collaborating with Planning, BU, Customer operations, Logistics, Sales, Finance, Engineering, and other groups as required to resolve issues pertaining to supply chain.



  • Ability to effectively and concisely communicate with upper management.
  • Ability to collaborate across internal stakeholders to ensure business objectives are met on time.
  • Ability to handle a high pressure/high volume workload.
  • Ability to plan, organize, multi-task, and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work proactively and on own initiative.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passionate about spreadsheets, reporting, supply planning and analysis



  • Process demand commits, customer order, and customer demand forecasts in SAP and internal forecast tool.
  • Perform customer-centric value chain planning to improve customer service levels while reducing costs, thus positively impacting growth and profitability.
  • Issue Factory builds instructions
  • Collaborate with internal partners on forecast deltas based on actual customer demand
  • CTP ( Capable to promise) planning after ERP plan to improve/meet current customer commitments
  • Plan, schedule and monitor of the movement of product from customer order through delivery and shipment.
  • Monitor materials/good movement to determine if inventory needs to be increased or decreased to meet customer’s production needs.
  • Collaborate with internal partners on backlog reviews or customers’ pull in requests and ensure that delivery schedules are met in a timely manner and communicated to customers and internal sales department.
  • Utilize ERP to analyze inventory reports, trends, discrepancies, and to find opportunities for improvement.
  • Maintain inventory planning tool rules and supply profile to maximize demand commits.
  • Collaborate with Logistics and OSATS for materials receipt in a timely manner to meet customer demand commits.
  • Lead and collaborate projects to drive improvements and efficiencies across the supply chain team.
  • Run necessary reports to KPI monitoring and performance.
  • Manage backlog, analyze and resolve transactional issues that may prevent on time shipments and to ensure that the customer expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Develop and implement supply chain department best practices, procedures, and policies and ensures that the team stays on target.



  • 5+ years of experience in Business and Supply Chain.
  • Advanced Excel proficiency (VLOOKUP/Pivot Tables).
  • Proficiency in a larger ERP system (SAP, JDE, Oracle, etc.).
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, six-sigma, and just-in-time processes.
  • Experience in process improvement and continuous improvement projects.
  • Previous experience building out best practices in supply chain and defining KPIs and key metrics.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Math related is preferred.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Certifications a plus.



Penang, Malaysia

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV



Requisition Number: 110325 
Country/Region/Location: Malaysia State/Province: Penang City: Penang 
Job Function: 
Supply Chain  

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