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Commodity Manager Chemicals - AT&S Malaysia

Kulim, MY

Sep 14, 2022

Be part of our team!

AT&S, a world leading high-tech PCB & IC Substrates Company, with production plants in Austria, China, India, Korea; and Sales Support Offices around the globe, is building its first production site in Southeast Asia: Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kedah, Malaysia. Once the commercial operation commences by the end of 2024, the Kulim production site will focus on ABF substrate solutions for the semicon industry. To enable its successful growth, AT&S Malaysia offers excellent career opportunities for committed talents and professionals with the will to take ownership and make an impact. To strengthen our Global Purchasing Organization in AT&S Malaysia, we are looking for an experienced 


Commodity Manager - Chemicals


Your Responsibilities

  • Managing suppliers and supplier development within the commodity Chemicals with the objective to ensure a secure and sufficient supply base within the given commodity
  • Responsibility to establish and maintain strategic supplier relationships in accordance to the strategic purchasing list of materials and commodities
  • Monitoring and evaluating supplier performance on a regular basis, resolving issues and driving continuous improvement programs (Supplier Management Program) 
  • Providing documented cost savings, product/service cost reductions and process cost reductions
  • Monitoring and assessing the entire market and identifying future potential suppliers for AT&S
  • Negotiation, Implementation and execution of diverse strategic contracts with chemical suppliers in line with companies signing guidelines and AT&S Global Purchasing requirements (PON’s, NDA’s, GBA’s, frame contracts, quality agreements and similar documents)
  • Forming synergized and leveraged buying power through consolidated volumes, process improvements and technical advancement
  • Developing and implementing effective commodity strategies across all relevant AT&S locations
  • Effective communication to all relevant stakeholders regarding commodity Chemicals status, strategies and objectives 
  • Providing orientation to the local operational procurement team


Your Profile

  • BA or MA in Chemistry, Procurement or Supply Chain 
  • 5+ years of experience in Strategic Purchasing in the electronics industry
  • Very good knowledge of the PCB and semiconductor industry standards and processes
  • In-depth knowledge of the commodity Chemicals and its relevant markets/vendor landscape 
  • Good understanding of contract law, purchasing processes, systems and Finance/Inventory system 
  • Strong vendor relation management, strategic purchasing knowledge and negotiation skills
  • Self-driven personality able to analyze and make decisions based on supplier and market information 
  • Excellent communication skills in English paired with international/intercultural professional experience 
  • Strong computer skills (SAP, MS Office) especially in reporting and spreadsheets


Our Offer

  • Personal and professional growth opportunities in a Greenfield Project of a recognized MNC
  • A chance to actively contribute to AT&S´ success and to create value
  • A secure position with long-term career perspective in an internationally expanding environment
  • Attractive and competitive compensation package


If you are looking for a new challenging task please send us your application and your detailed resume. It´s just a click to apply online and we are looking forward to it.