Commodity Manager in Bayan Lepas at Lumileds

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

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Job Description



Commodity Manager

Penang, Malaysia

Weekly Hours: 40

Who We Are:

Companies developing automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination lighting applications need a partner who can collaborate with them to push the boundaries of light. With over 100 years of inventions and industry firsts, Lumileds is a global lighting solutions company that helps customers around the world deliver differentiated solutions to gain and maintain a competitive edge. As the inventor of Xenon technology, a pioneer in halogen lighting and the leader in high performance LEDs, Lumileds builds innovation, quality and reliability into its technology, products and every customer engagement. Together with its customers, Lumileds is making the world better, safer, more beautiful—with light.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Lumileds has approximately 9,000 team members supporting operations worldwide. The Lumileds environment is fast-paced, cutting-edge, intelligent and fun! We are looking for exceptional talent to join our team! To learn more, visit

Position Summary:

  • Material supplies, Managing Suppliers & Customer Interface.
  • Strategies Development & Implementation
  • Drive Supplier, Equipment & Material Selection through Commodity Teams
  • Relationship Management of Strategic Suppliers & Customer
  • Technology Roadmap alignment between Lumileds, Suppliers & Customer
  • Development & Implementation of Cost Reduction Roadmap
  • Develop, set up and manage supplier capacity and delivery
  • Executing agreement, capacity plan and continuous improvement to ensure delivery, quality, lead time and service level.

What You Will Do:

Commodity Strategy Development

  • Develop, review and drive commodity strategies.
  • Accountable for supply markets analysis, technology scouting and exploit supply market trends to optimize business benefit.
  • Develop, update and review purchasing budgets, price roadmaps & saving plan.
  • Responsible for analyzing and monitoring actual execution of the commodity strategy.

Supply Base Development & Management, Supplier & Customer Relationships

  • Hand on and accountable for preparation, conclusion and execution of commodity strategy/ contracts/ capacity ramp with suppliers in order to cover risks and optimize results of pricing, supply capacity and flexibility, product specifications, quality and reliability levels, settle and justify all commercial and pricing agreements.
  • Developing supply base, supplier selection, risk management, single/second sourcing, product life cycle pricing.
  • Maintain close relationship with Supplier’s global account manager & Customer GSM, to ensure proper deployment of Lumileds’ requirements at supplier and be the focal point for any escalations towards supplier.
  • Review and improve supplier performance (supplier rating) & business reviews with suppliers
  • Ensure early involvement of purchasing and suppliers in product creation processes and facilitate supplier integration to meet order fulfillment processes.
  • Manage the global negotiation process and deliverables, team performance and total saving.

Continuous Improvement

  • Report and manage performance measurements and drive improvement projects, to meet stretch business requirements and objectives.
  • Develop close relationships with stakeholders to meet key business needs and optimize support for implementation. Lead monthly buyers club.
  • Constantly drive improvement in pricing, saving/avoidance, lead time, business term & condition, supply risk and other supplier improvement.

What You Will Bring (REQUIRED Qualifications):

  • Relevant working experience in Commodity/Supplies/Customer Management, in Semiconductor/Electronic industry.
  • Mature, dedicated and committed with enormous drive to producing excellent results.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Education (Minimum Level)

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's

Field of Study

  • Any related fields

Years of Experience (Minimum)

  • 10+ years

Lumileds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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