Sr. Buyer 1

Date: Jun 12, 2022

Location: Newbury Park, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 67550 

Job Description

Job Description
Senior Buyer/Planner responsible for strategic sourcing plan for Direct and indirect material for the Newbury Park (CA) Wafer FAB, Including Engineering Stock Room (ESR), Chemicals, Gases, consumables, repair parts, and others. Collaborating with main owners optimizing inventory levels and tracking KPI’s, working closely with Suppliers and partnering with Sourcing, Operations, Finance, Advanced Technology Group, Quality. Through the standard MRP Process the Sr. Buyer/Planner owns validating the key planning parameters, demands and business rules and working with various teams to update the system when needed.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Manage and lead a team focused on meeting procurement strategic objectives and coordinates with quality, process, and yield engineering for qual/material approvals.
•    Maintain and improve procurement policies, procedures, and systems.
•    Collaborate with technical stakeholders to qualify alternative sources for assurance of supply
•    Coordinate MRP demand schedules with vendor shipments
•    Assesses demand trend, raw material shifts and capacity constraints to identify risks that could affect the continuity of the supply to prevent interruptions as well as excess to prevent obsolescence while planning a reliable and accurate supply
•    Manage Inventory levels, Inventory accuracy, material allocations and E&O.
•    Evaluate and measure supplier performance, conduct supplier business reviews and implement improvements.
•    Measure spending and savings, set reduction goals and manage projects to achieve success

Basic Qualifications: 
•    Bachelor’s degree (Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Supply Chain or similar).
•    Experience working in Materials Supply Planning for 5+ years 
•    Proficient with MS Office Suite, Excel expertise required, SAP or equivalent ERP working knowledge required.
•    Knowledge in, manufacturing, MRP, planning processes, inventory analysis, forecast/demand
•    Analytical, critical thinking, data mining and problem-solving oriented.
•    Solid team and people skills with the ability to lead and participate Excellent verbal and written communication skills; the ability to clarify complex situations and gather consensus with internal and external audiences.
•    Multitasking: the ability to manage numerous activities simultaneously and reprioritize in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
•    Effective communicator and problem solver



Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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