VP Manufacturing Supply Chain

January 4, 2021
Santa Clara, CA
Job Type


The Global Supply Chain organization contracts and sources tens of billions of dollars on behalf of the company Corporation. The scope of the organization covers a wide-range of goods and services from direct materials and equipment, to construction, software, consulting, health care benefits, travel, logistics and so much more. The organization's key goals are: 1) ensuring uninterrupted supply to our customers, 2) delivering product and manufacturing affordability through the best total cost and 3) enabling products and the supply ecosystem to deliver non-linear value to the corporation.


This is an extraordinary leadership opportunity for a highly-motivated and dynamic leader with demonstrated manufacturing ramp expertise who can drive strategy as well as mentor, lead and drive a diverse global team.

The Vice President of Manufacturing Supply Chain Ramp will drive the strategy to ready The company's global supply chain to enable product ramps and meet volume, quality, and affordability goals. This leader will work broadly across The company technology development, manufacturing, product and the supply chain teams to set and achieve operational goals ensuring leading-edge technologies are delivered at scale while exceeding product affordability and quality targets.

This position reports to the company Corporation Corporate Vice President/General Manager of the External Manufacturing and Product Supply Chain and will lead an organization of technical and commercial employees.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Ability to manage all aspects of global supply chain ramp including volume, cost, and quality.
Must have skills across technical, commercial and operational domains.
Work closely with internal TD and HVM teams and externally with Foundry, OSAT, Equipment, and Materials suppliers to identify and achieve volume, cost, and quality goals.
Lead a cross functional team to align on strategy, needs, and schedules to drive innovation and efficiency.
Develop and implement both long and short term enablement strategies and policies.
Build lasting relationships with the supplier ecosystem while ensuring best-in-class ramp execution, leveraging the ecosystem to maximize value for The company.
Develop and implement competitive ramp strategies with effective use of industry benchmarks and metrics to set credible and aggressive targets.
Drive yield enhancement and overall production cost reduction.
Execute supply chain management to ensure adherence to contractual commitments, proactively monitoring key performance metrics, and implement effective corrective actions to address deviations.

Demonstrated results and accountability for broad leadership, building of followership and role modeling of The company's cultural attributes of:
Customer obsessed - seek to understand what matters most to our customers, listening more and talking less.
One The company - "we" before "me". We work across boundaries, collaborating across the aisle and around the world.
Fearless - We are bold. We take risks and challenge ourselves. We fail fast, iterate and continuously improve.
Truth and Transparency - allows the best ideas to emerge and speeds our ability to solve problems faster.
Inclusion - Inclusion runs through each attribute and is integral to our culture evolution.
Quality - Ensure a safe workplace and demonstrate discipline to deliver the products and services that our customers and partners can always rely on.

Progressive and dynamic leadership experience, in a high growth and fast paced organization.
Experience growing, managing and developing a large team of an industry-leading supply chain professionals.
Must have an executive presence to engage with suppliers at the CEO level with constructive confrontation and collaboration.
Ability to excel in leading in a highly matrixed development environment.
High tolerance to ambiguity, ability to efficiently define concrete strategies and plans in such an environment.
Executes toward results with focus and a sense of urgency.
Integrated experience across technology ramps, affordability, and quality.
Broad technical, commercial, and operational skills.
Deep technical expertise in leading edge process technology and technology enablement.
Demonstrated ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders (e.g., Products, IP, SoC Design, vendor, ops), as well as collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive breakthrough solutions.
Experience managing large scale operations, including high volume IC production, multi-$B of purchasing spend, enabling multi-$B of revenue, leading global teams of 200+ people.


MS degree in Electrical, Material, Chemical, or Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or Business; PhD, MBA preferred with 20+ years of applicable experience.

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