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Manager, Commodity
Location 0601-Fremont, CA
Job Category Manufacturing - Materials, Production, Production Support
Employment Type Full time
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Job Description

About Mattson

Mattson Technology is a global company with nearly 30 years of experience delivering leading-edge technology and products in the Dry Strip, Plasma and Thermal markets to our customers. While we consider Silicon Valley our roots, we have evolved into a worldwide organization that includes manufacturing, research and development, customer support, finance and sales operations throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

Our success is a result, in large part to the highly qualified and dedicated employees at Mattson Technology. Our employees represent a diverse group of individuals, committed to working as a team to deliver on our commitments. We value the ingenuity, flexibility, passion, knowledge and “can do” attitude that our employees exemplify daily.

We encourage you to consider a career at Mattson Technology. Mattson Technology recognizes that to recruit and retain a team of highly qualified employees, we must invest in our employees and therefore, we offer a comprehensive employee benefits package.

About the Role

The Manager, Commodity will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain; cost, supply source, supply availability management, supply base relationships, strategic sourcing and contract negotiations for MSA of various commodities. Responsible for cost, quality, planning and delivery of materials for Mattson. The commodity Manager will facilitate and/or lead projects and meetings towards innovative material cost reduction strategies. Responsibilities include working closely with suppliers as well as internal Manufacturing, Engineering, Planning, Finance, Program Management and Legal departments resulting in strategic supplier relationships that achieve cost-effective procurement decisions for the company.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and managing Requests for Proposals/Quotes and coordinating the proposal and selection process including driving implementation of MSA/Contracts.
  • Managing assigned suppliers/commodities on an on-going basis to ensure that the businesses needs for cost, delivery and quality are met.
  • Identifying, negotiating with, selecting, contracting and managing the performance of suppliers for designated commodities or areas of spend.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives for project delivery methods, costs and quality.
  • Team up with engineering and quality to develop second source options where single source positions exposes the supply line to the company.
  • Developing strong relationships with internal stakeholders, understanding their needs and consulting with them to build quality procurement strategies aligned to business requirements.
  • Managing and developing strong relationships with key suppliers, dealing with any potential issues and concerns, and attending regular meetings to ensure open communication.
  • Develop and drive strategic goals while also completing tactical, working level tasks as required.
  • Support NPI process with vendor evaluation and site selection
  • Encourages and coordinates early supplier involvement in new products parts design using the suppliers’ expertise to optimize quality and manufacturability.
  • Plan, organize and execute Quarterly Business Reviews.
  • Provide procurement support for other strategic cross functional projects.
  • Ensuring that suppliers operate in full compliance with Mattson policies for supplier conduct on Social Environmental responsibility, Health and Safety policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • At least 7 years of working in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry
  • Experience with working with global suppliers
  • 5+ years of direct experience in commodity management
  • Flexibility and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, very dynamic environment with a self- starter approach
  • Ability to segment and profile supply base to meet cost reduction objectives
  • Proven success working on cross-functional projects, completing cost models, and negotiating
  • Ability to data mine and consolidate results to develop consumption trends, and future usage to generate risk buys, buffer inventories or risk buy recommendations
  • Proven record in supply base consolidation through the usage of spend aggregation to optimize source usage
  • Ability to quickly learn the nuances of new commodity or areas of spend e.g.
  • A quick learner and team player, exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Mattson Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Mattson Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.