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Commodity Manager

Hillsboro, OR 97123
Job ID: JR0223358
Job Category: Materials
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
Other Locations: US, Arizona, Phoenix
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Commodity Manager

Job Description

The Commodity Manager will:

  • Be accountable for supplier's supply line health, contracts, quality, and delivery by being actively involve with managing new item and CIP modification purchases to support next generation technology along with driving lower cost of ownership for Intel with the supplier.
  • Partner with a diverse stakeholder, suppliers, and technical partners to lead and develop multiyear commodity strategies based on Intel's product and technical roadmap and business/market intelligence.
  • Acquire and maintains industry, market, and technical knowledge of commodities and leads supplier selection and supply chain development/enabling.
  • Set the expectations to the suppliers for new suppliers, develop strong supply chain through supplier education/onboarding processes. Negotiate purchasing contracts, statement of works and pricing for goods and/or services.
  • Be a point of escalation for delivery issues and mediate on commercial disputes, own supplier contracts, partner with technical engineers and Finance to develop ROI models, review should cost models, and negotiate with the supplier to meet Intel's business objectives.
  • Drive cost saving opportunities in partnership with suppliers and stakeholders to meet business objectives.
  • Establish and manage the business process with the supplier on forecast and deliveries.
  • Partner with other members of the Intel diverse account team to develop and align on the strategy for supplier management to drive the supplier to be world class.
  • Be involved in managing suppliers in different geographies and early morning or late night meetings are often required.
  • Mediate between Intel engineering/stakeholders and supplier in changing business dynamic situations and finding a win-win solutions. Interface with a cross-functional diverse group at multiple levels.
  • Influence team members, stakeholders, and the supplier to make the right decision even if it is not the majority's view.
  • Orchestrate unified communication internally and externally with suppliers, including executive management meetings and strategic direction alignment.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Problem-Solving skills.
  • Highly organized and have efficient time management skills.
  • Interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Influencing skills.
  • Relationship/Communication Skills.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess at least one of the following degrees; plus, the years of experience determined for each degree in the areas specified below:  

  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of relevant experience in Commodity Management.
  • Master's degree with 3+ years of relevant experience in Commodity Management.
  • Ph.D. with 2+ years of relevant experience in Commodity Management.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA degree with relevant experience.
  • Program management experience.
  • Experience with writing contracts, supplier negotiations.
  • Experience with developing ROI's and should cost modeling with finance. 
Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

USExperienced HireJR0223358HillsboroTechnology and Manufacturing


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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