UCTT (in US$)
12.60 +0.09 +0.72% Volume: 280,904 June 25, 2019

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UCT Fluid Delivery Solutions s.r.o. – semiconductor capital equipment is used in one of the most complex and advanced manufacturing process in the world – the production of semiconductor devices.


Commodity Manager


The main function of this role is to increase company margins by negotiating and driving down the costs of sourced products. This involves a thorough understanding of what makes up the specific commodities and how the components impact overall costs. In addition, the commodity manager must be the main point of contact for all supply chain related issues within their commodities and supply base. Commodity management is responsible for supplier selection, supplier qualification and negotiating to ensure contract terms are favorable to UCT.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Develops, aligns and implements commodity management strategies for purchased product.

Uses commodity strategies as the basis for supplier selection, cost reduction, margin improvement and overall supply chain management.

Negotiates and manages the maintenance of agreements with suppliers that provide the structure for all business relationships between UCT and the supply base (such as General Supply Agreements (GSA), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA), Joint Development Agreements (JDA), Blanket Purchase Orders (BPO), etc).

Manages and fosters relationships with UCTs' supply base and drives resolution to conflicts.

Engages with the Product Life Cycle process to ensure alignment with the commodity strategies and all UCT’s site needs.

Directs new supplier introduction and/or disengagement requirements to/from the UCT supply base (assessments, financial viability, etc.).

Drives resolution to systemic supply chain issues affecting quality, cost, delivery or lead-time, which may include engagement with sub-tiers in the supply chain.

Develops and presents high level cost reduction opportunities to all UCT sites for execution.

Delivers and manages Supplier Performance Improvement Plans.

Drives formal supplier performance reviews or quarterly business reviews (QBR’s).


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extremely high level of knowledge of commodities and a thorough understanding of commodity management strategies for product
  • Knowledge of supply chain management, procurement, materials management, manufacturing processes, business fundamentals/finance
  • Proven record of success in cost negotiation and contract implementation
  • Advanced project/program management skills and abilities
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies and manufacturing processes (aptitude/proficiency)
  • Ability to build and lead cross-functional teams
  • Strong matrix management abilities
  • Relationship building abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills, strong negotiation skills.


Educational/Certification Requirement:


  • BS/BSE level degree in business, engineering, materials science, logistics or related technical discipline required.


Experience Requirement:


  • 3-7 years directly related experience
  • Previous work experience in commodity management for both build to print (BTP) and OEM commodities, procurement, contracting, materials management, logistics, manufacturing, quality, account management
  • Certification by NAPM (National Association of Purchasing Management) and/or APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) a plus


We Offer:


  • background of international company
  • individual approach
  • wage according to experience
  • notebook, mobile phone
  • possibility of home office
  • family environment and custom manufacturing
  • flexible working hours
  • lunch vouchers, free time vouchers
  • additional holiday
  • language course, other training
  • teambuilding

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