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Global Commodity Manager, Discrete Semiconductor

Req ID: J2269903

  • Location
    Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
  • Category Supply Chain Management
  • Posted Wednesday, June 16, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

As the Global Commodity Manager, you will be highly regarded for your technical and commercial knowledge of the commodity’s technology, industry and supplier relationships to optimize Jabil’s total cost of ownership and continuity of supply for the commodity. You will develop, execute and measure a global sourcing strategy for your commodity to meet Jabil’s supply chain management and business goals.


  • Demonstrate expertise in assigned commodities and competency in all aspects of the commodity’s supply chain management deliverables

  • Develop the supply base to meet Jabil’s business and supply chain goals and objectives

  • Negotiate supplier contracts

  • Negotiate pricing and other business terms and conditions

  • Serve as a point of escalation to leverage executive level supplier relationships in resolving complex commercial and supply chain issues

  • Conducting business reviews with suppliers to manage performance in cost, quality, delivery, and technology alignment. Propose and implement supply chain improvements.

  • Analyze market conditions and implement supply chain strategies to assure supply and price competitiveness

  • Research, prepare and publish market intelligence reports, alerts and trends

  • Ensure the supply base adheres to Jabil standards of Corporate Social Responsibilities including but not limited to Environmental, Ethical, Legislative, and Regulatory requirements

  • Market Jabil’s Supply Chain Management expertise both internally and externally

  • Set and measure annual commodity strategy deliverables to ensure global supply chain fiscal metric targets are met

  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet, and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively; making customer issues a priority.

  • “Get down in the trenches” to rehabilitate troubled plants. Foster a “back to basics” mentality during these times. Lead by example; “Walk the talk.” 

  • Ensure the efficient and timely exchange of knowledge and information within the Jabil Corporation to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization.

  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Business Management or equivalent practical experience.

  • 7 years of experience managing Semiconductor commodities and Suppliers

  • Experience in semiconductor manufacturing flow and supply chain management.

  • Experience managing and negotiating pricing and contracts

  • Strong communication and leadership skills to assume a knowledge-leader role with cross-functional peers (e.g., Design Engineering, Business, Purchasing) and Customers.

  • Effective presentation and relationship building skills to influence Customers, Suppliers & Jabil internal stakeholders

  • Advanced Excel Skills


  • In-depth technical and commercial knowledge of Discrete Semiconductor components and suppliers with over 10 years of experience in the Semiconductor component industry

  • Established knowledge and relationship with Discrete Semiconductor component suppliers

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective negotiation skills

  • Effective problem solver confident in addressing and resolving ambiguous and complex business problems

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to Executive level questions from Suppliers, Customers, Jabil’s internal stakeholders and the general public

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Basic finance (understand and evaluate a Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow statement)

Accessibility Accommodation

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