Job Description

Responsible for the development, implementation, management, and performance of sourcing strategies within a given Category, to meet business goals and objectives.

What’s in it for you?

Working in leading global company that develops high end equipment for the semi-conductor market. You will find yourself working in a dynamic business environment, engaging with cutting edge technology suppliers, developing creative solutions for complex situation. You will have the opportunity to innovate, develop and lead the category strategies and roadmap. You'll enjoy collaborating with R&D , CTO, legal, business and executive management in order to integrate these technologies into Applied Materials next generation products.

Our group:

Our team develops the overall strategy for a product category and research new sourcing and product options in the category to drive sales and achieve targets. The category management group conducts continual analysis to stay ahead of trends, risk, demands or supply changes, work closely with internal and external stakeholders to continuously innovate, achieve better outcomes and add value.

Our group consists of experienced and highly motivated procurement experts coming from different backgrounds acting together to deliver an optimal outcome for the business.

Key Responsibilities
  • Work closely with R&D and business stakeholders to establish, develop sourcing strategies and supplier management activities.
  • Establish & maintain long-term relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Own vendor base Commercial, Contractual & Operational activities responsibility
  • Perform detailed cost analysis to assure best cost solutions
  • Supplier Selection / Sourcing (T/K ,DS), Commercial negotiations (MCOS, Opex, LT, responsiveness, etc...)
  • Drive for Supply Chain efficiency and excellence
  • Escalation focal point for supply chain issues

Skills and Experience
  • Relevant Technological Knowledge (Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or Physics is an advantage).
  • 5+ years’ experience in strategic Suppliers Management.
  • Strong commercial orientations, communication, negotiation skill and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in leading cross- organization projects, leadership capabilities.
  • Good communication skills in Hebrew and English
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team

Who we are?

Applied Materials Israel is home to the Process Diagnostics and Control business unit (PDC). Based in Rehovot, we develop, manufacture and market cutting-edge machine learning and computer vision-based metrology and inspection products that are essential elements in wafer fabrication. By playing a significant role in enabling the production of the next generation of microchips, our expertise enables our customers to transform possibilities into reality.

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Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

10 - 15 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


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.


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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