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Head, External Manufacturing, ROA

With a global presence in over 30 countries, the company leverages its strong network and infrastructure, resources, and talents to grow its key businesses in semiconductors.

Job No: 2742      |       Advertised on: 2023-01-28      |       CIC: Christina Tin      |       Reg. No: R1103418
Job Location(s): North (eg: Toa Payoh, Ang Mo Kio, Woodlands, Kranji)

  JOB DESCRIPTION Our client is actively searching for a Head, External Manufacturing (Rest of Asia) to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!
This position head the EM (ROA) functions, accountable for EMs development, leads implementation of policies, standards, guidelines, develops innovative technologies and procedures for managing EMs, establishes and manages partnerships with strategic suppliers, to deliver strategic commitments. He / She manages with mutual partnership contracts and ensures proper risk assessments and capacity evaluations are performed regularly to prevent issues. 

The responsibilities of this role are:
  • Lead the EM (ROA) Function for end-to-end deliverables – Sourcing, qualification and management of external (contract) manufacturing partners
  • Prepare strategic vendor contracts for long term partnership to deliver business needs (Assurance of supply/capacity, S&OP with CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organizations), Compliance, application of contract terms, value engineering & CIP, change management, operational performance management, Quality performance, NPI, product EOL, Inventory management, etc.)
  • Establish performance management system with External Parties
  • Ensures External Party capacity information (For Example stated capacity, firm capacity, future capacity plans, time horizon / lead times required, comments, concerns, etc) provisions for S&OP reviews
  • Drives alignment with Procurement and Supply Chain teams to review external data collected in advance of the S&OP to identify capacity issues and/or pinch points that should be highlighted through the appropriate escalation mechanism.
  • Stays abreast with industry and policy changes and identifies implications and opportunities for their area of EM
  • Is Go-to person for any new business evaluations
  • Develop and maintain vendor's intelligence (capability / capacity / benchmarking in general)
  • Ensure expectations of business and CMO capabilities are aligned
  • Participates in the annual business planning process, provides a monthly estimated actual on the organization's projected and actual spending and maintains a multiyear capital plan/budget.
  • Participates in the maintenance of a Continuous Improvement and Knowledge Sharing culture to ensure compliance to Global EM policies, procedures, templates, etc.

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • At Minimum a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering, Science and/or Business discipline
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in commercial / business AND manufacturing (operations, quality, technology, planning) function required (or equivalent combination of education / experience).
  • Able to read and appreciates Mechanical and Electrical/Electronic Drawings
  • Experience in External and Contract Manufacturing, Supply Chain Processes & Quality Management system.
  • Past Experience with actual role in capital equipment contract manufacturing is highly desirable; particularly dealing with contract management, operation/delivery management and quality management. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, tactful collaboration, project management and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with service orientation
  • Mature and pleasant personality with highly energetic and enthusiastic, with Proven Leadership Experience in leading a team of Sr Managers and Technical Engineers
  • Must be willing to travel frequently within SEA, East Asia, places where EM resides and any countries when needs arise

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY Negotiable


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