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Date: Feb 1, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Job ID

Requisition Id:- 13791

Job Description

Job Description


Cypress Semiconductor is searching for a Strategic Commodity Sourcing Manager responsible for supplier development and strategic sourcing of assigned commodities in support of Cypress’ Back-end Operations. A focus is on sourcing for Global Test & Sort Operations needs for a 200mm semiconductor fab in Austin, Tx.  This position requires managing critical suppliers and interfacing with senior Cypress leadership.

Detailed Description:

  • Leads supplier development for both tactical and strategic sourcing global strategy; responsibilities include supplier selection, negotiations, development, and performance management
  • Ensures sourcing strategies and plans are aligned to drive customer value, achieving cost savings and working capital goals
  • Manage procurement team activities addressing testers and probe card requirements, including management of alternate sourcing, re-designing, or consumable lifetime improvement projects.  Work closely with equipment engineering teams
  • Ensures high levels of customer satisfaction in the areas of cost, quality, strategic sourcing and supply assurance
  • Support service contracts or material supply chain functions related to the assigned commodities.  This might include supervising contractors or buyers in key support roles.
  • Understand and monitor leading indicators for supply risk, recognize trends from data and take proactive action
  • Be the acknowledged expert within Cypress for your commodity or supplier.  Know spend, consumption, supply base, customers, key contacts, data, processes, business environment





  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of supply chain management, sourcing methods, and inventory management.
  • Expertise in negotiating and managing supplier contracts, including capital, consignment, service agreements
  • Semiconductor fab equipment engineering experience
  • Working understanding of pumps, RF, motors, PCBs, power supplies, or similar part categories
  • Experience finding technical solutions or business partners to address poorly designed or obsolete hardware
  • Extensive knowledge of the Semiconductor market and supply base requirements
  • Experience with a proven track record in supplier development and strategic sourcing
  • Successful collaboration working with factory customers, suppliers and internal teams including but not limited to engineering, operations, quality, finance, IT, and legal
  • Excellent analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Able to work independently and under pressure, as well as be a strong team player
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 


Typical Experience:

  • 5+ years in commodity management, strategic sourcing or related supply chain experience
  • Business degree desired
  • Semiconductor experience is desired, but not required
  • Oracle R12 experience preferred but not required


Cypress is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.




Cypress Semiconductor does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Cypress Semiconductors employees or any other company location. Cypress Semiconductor is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.



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