Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description

As a Supply Chain Engineer for substrate Backend equipment, you will and manage equipment/material performance metrics. You will be accountable for delivering/managing a fleet of capital equipment and corresponding supplier. Results will be demonstrated by ramping equipment capability into factories and by improving equipment performance and maintainability. Responsibilities will cross technical and commercial domains with a Supplier Quality and Performance focus.

The Supply Chain Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Own and drive the technical working group that defines the priorities for the suppliers.
  • Collaborate with SPTD engineers to create and maintain relevant specifications and mutual expectation documents to minimize variability and subjectivity to align with operational and supplier capability requirements.
  • Work with suppliers to define requirements and holds suppliers accountable for their manufacturing process flow to meet quality reliability, cost yield, and manufacturability requirements.
  • Drive continuous process and quality improvements.
  • Manage new tool purchases to support next-generation processes along with driving the lower cost of ownership for Intel with the supplier.
  • Ownership in working with internal stakeholders suppliers and technical engineers in developing short and long-term strategies.
  • Partners with Finance to develop ROI models review should cost models and negotiate with the supplier to ensure Intel is getting a competitive deal.
  • Own writing and revising equipment-specific contracts.
  • Work with internal owners to better understand the technical roadmap and future capacity needs which may impact equipment forecast and purchases.
  • Owner in developing alternatives if purchasing new equipment is not a viable option.
  • Point of Contact for the supplier to approach and work on specific equipment cost reduction, projects, and initiatives short and long-term strategies.
  • Partner with other members of the Intel account team to develop and align the strategy for supplier management to drive the supplier to provide world-class services.
  • Partner with other members of the Intel account team to establish and manage the business process with the supplier on equipment forecast and deliveries.
  • Travel will be required for supplier site training and equipment buy-off.Engaging 'hands-on' on SPTD factory floor with module engineers and suppliers to and interacting with material and equipment suppliers.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Highly organized and have efficient time management skills.
  • Comfortable in mediating between Intel engineering stakeholders and suppliers in confrontational situations.
  • Finding a win-win solution using data and analytical skills.
  • Interface with a cross-functional group at multiple levels and have prominent interpersonal and communication skills and Influences team members stakeholders and the supplier to make the right decision even if it is not the majority's view
  • Exhibit a high tolerance of ambiguity and flexibility concerning job roles


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must possess at least one of the following 3 degrees; plus the years of experience determined for each degree below :

1. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, or related field of study with 6+ years of relevant experience.

2. Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, or related field of study with 4+ years of relevant experience.

3. Ph.D. in Engineering, Science, or related field of study with 2+ years of relevant experience

Relevant experience is listed below:

  • Supply Chain.
  • Equipment Development.
  • Process Development
  • Model-Based Problem Solving, statistical analysis, and/or FMEA
  • Structured problem solving and tools to generate alternative solutions

Preferred qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in technology and manufacturing are highly desirable for this position.
  • Expertise in equipment/process engineering is a plus.
Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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Phoenix, Arizona

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