Santa Clara, California

Key Responsibilities

Negotiates pricing and other terms of purchase. manage strategic suppliers w/> $10M and suppliers w/ filed activities.

Quotes materials; procures materials, components, equipment and services at the lowest cost consistent with consideration of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.  Expedites and ensures the timely receipt of materials.

Works with engineering and MPM or SCM to recommend new suppliers.  Issues RFQs, analyzes proposals, negotiates prices and delivery, issues and/or adjusts purchase orders in a timely manner.  Follows-up on orders, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.  Negotiates vendor contracts, as appropriate.  Follows standard purchasing business processes.

Coordinates/drives purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels.   Leads problem resolution for material related accounting and receiving issues.

Develops methods of business simplification for the procurement function.  Assists or participates with the development of ISO documents for the purchasing function.

Reviews MRP on a regular basis.  Executes and cancels pull ins, push outs and planned orders as prioritized.  Identifies issues and escalates as necessary to materials management.  Reviews and ensures actions per disposition of ECOs on a world wide basis.

Maintains inventory levels per plan and performs E&Z analysis.  Minimizes excess and zero demand inventory.  Provides input to management regarding action plans to address long term issues.

Pulls and reads part specifications and engineering drawings.  Utilizes knowledge of material types to communicate with engineers and suppliers.  Provides feedback to engineering for cost reduction efforts.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities

Business Expertise

  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work

Leadership

  • No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members

Problem Solving

  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents 

Impact

  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Skills

Certifications:

Languages:

Years of Experience:

1 - 2 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:

No

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. 

Santa Clara, California

A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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