Sourcing Manager, Specialty Gases and Thin Films

Posted 02 May 2023

Seongnam-Si, Gyeonggi-do - Republic of Korea

Req Id 263399


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The Sourcing Manager, Thin Films and Specialty Gases is responsible for developing, negotiating, and maintaining competitively advantageous supply arrangements as the functional expert with a key focus on cost savings and security of supply. You are responsible for identifying new sources of supply from non-traditional suppliers for supply to the given Category globally, across multiple businesses. 


Your Role

  • Develop in-depth commercial and technical knowledge of the materials and categories supported. This includes a detailed understanding of the associated supply, process, and value chains
  • Monitor, communicate, and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers on a global basis to maximize leverage and minimize risk.
  • Challenge the status quo to create unique and lower “total cost of supply” sourcing options and processes.
  • Bring innovative supplier solutions (i.e. electronic commerce, utilization of by-product streams, etc.) to maximize value and minimize the total cost of supply.
  • Negotiate pricing and contracts with suppliers
  • Address the sourcing and cost complexity created by market and energy conditions causing severe raw material price fluctuations
  • Guide and influence regional & global supply strategies within strong multi-functional (marketing, manufacturing, technology, and supply chain) business teams, while coordinating with development and execution of global supply strategies
  • Challenge technical specifications and business inputs when purchasing capability is severely confined
  • Develop and manage key supplier relationships with both EMD and supplier organizations within the chemical industry to ensure alignment with business strategies
  • Identify new source opportunities to support R&D efforts to support the business platforms
  • Manage supplier performance and maintain interface within supplier’s organization.
  • Supply Contracts Size Range:   Up to $30MM
  • Drive  Sustainability Goals and Objectives within the Supplier Base


Who you Are

  • Related work experience 7-10 years in the Chemical, Semiconductor industry. 
  • Strong teamwork spirit, inter-personal communication, and influencing without direct authority skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and take initiative. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with attention to detail. 
  • Skilled in negotiations and able to diffuse conflict.






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