Semiconductor Commodity Manager
Posted on 3/30/2024
Ecobee

501-1,000 employees

Smart home automation solutions
Company Overview
Ecobee’s mission is to improve everyday life while making a positive impact on climate change through their assortment of modern smart home solutions. The company is highly committed to creating products that enable planet positive actions through their next generation software called eco+ on their products that delivers deeper energy savings and flexible demand for the energy grid – which is a step in the right direction for the transition to renewable energy.
Consumer Goods
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$104.7M

Founded

2007

Headquarters

Toronto, Canada

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

16%
Locations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Inventory Management
Procurement & Sourcing
Supply Chain Management
Requirements
  • 5+ years in Commodity Management, preferably with experience in high volume electronics manufacturing working directly with global contract manufacturers and component suppliers
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering; consideration will be given for an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Broad knowledge and subject matter expertise of the marketplace conditions for semiconductor components including industry pricing, technology, supplier knowledge, and supply/demand trends
  • Understanding of wafer fab, and component assembly, and test processes
  • Working knowledge of purchasing principles, and procedures, and supply chain management challenges and practices
  • Familiarity with RBA/RMI policies and procedures
Responsibilities
  • Lead the development, implementation, and management of global commodity strategies focused on providing optimal supply assurance, ESG adherence, pricing, flexibility, quality, and delivery performance of components used in the manufacturing of our products
  • Research, identify, and analyze current and emerging market and commodity trends, developing and maintaining subject matter expertise on competitive benchmarking, technology roadmaps, and design guidance
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and contracts including but not limited to purchasing terms and conditions, long term supply agreements, supply flexibility, code of conduct, and cost
  • Build and leverage strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers to ensure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met
  • Develop and gain internal stakeholder support for a preferred supplier strategy
  • Quote and negotiate all products and services related to designated commodities
  • Responsible for supplier development including scorecard-based performance assessment and recognition, structured and regular business reviews, and long-term partnership strategies
  • Escalation point for supplier quality, performance and delivery issues
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as required by leadership