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Raw Material Buyer

Company: Samsung
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummarySamsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world with more than 3,000 employees and 2.45 million square feet of floor space. Samsung Austin Semiconductor has broad semiconductor process technology offerings serving customers in various application areas including mobile, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Since 1996, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has invested approximately $17 billion in Samsung Austin Semiconductor's Austin, Texas campus, making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history. Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier employer who provides a great place to work, as well as advanced and upskilled training to thriving employees. Visit Samsung Austin Semiconductor strives to be the World's Best Foundry.Seeking highly motivated individual with strong communication skills, initiative, attention to detail, customer service and flexibility. Raw Material Buyers are responsible for the entire supply chain of semiconductor raw materials, from vendor selection/setup through price negotiation, purchase order creation, order tracking, days of stock management and vendor management.Role requires ability to manage relationships externally (with vendor, 3PL, etc.) and internally (Logistics, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and other support groups, and Korean HQ counterparts) to ensure semiconductor Fab has continuous secure supply of material. Work within a dynamic and demanding 24/7 manufacturing environment, sourcing the most advanced high purity raw materials.Role and ResponsibilitiesRaw Material Buyer role includes a combination of the following:PO creation.Stock management for optimal days of inventory (shortage and scrap prevention).Order tracking and follow-up.Local price negotiation.Identify and execute cost savings projects.Contract negotiation and revision.Forecast review and management with Engineering.Vendor selection and setup.Vendor management, including Corrective Action issuance/ and potentially site visits/audits.Management of non-conforming material through RMA process.Continuous improvement projects for systems and processes.Reporting as needed.Buyer has opportunity for certification and training, both in the field of SCM and within their specific commodity.Workdays and Hours: 1st shift, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.Skills and Qualifications4 year degree, Business/Supply Chain is preferred. CPM/CPSM/CPIM certification a plus.Supply chain management experience is preferred.Strong understanding of core supply chain functions, including, but not limited to: air/sea/land logistics; RFP/RFQ; MRP and PO management; supply/demand planning; and vendor selection and management.MS Office proficiency.SAP or similar ERP experience.Presentation skills, both verbally and slide preparation. Semiconductor or Electronics Industry experience a plus.Legal/contracting review and negotiation.Chemical/Gas/Raw Material sourcing.* Please visit Samsung membership to see Privacy Policy, which defaults according to your location. You can change Country/Language at the bottom of the page. If you are European Economic Resident, please click here.* Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to employing a diverse workforce, andprovide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Samsung, Austin , Raw Material Buyer, Professions , Austin, Texas

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