Global Category Manager (Semiconductors)

Our client, who is a leading global brand in energy management and industrial automation, is looking for a dynamic Global Category Manager to be responsible for the strategic sourcing direction and supplier management for the company’s semiconductors technologies.


The Global Category Manager (Semiconductors) will:

  • Develop strategic sourcing direction for the Category and build the Supplier Orientation Chart with all the stakeholders of the commodity.
  • Co-lead all supplier sourcing and selection activities for semiconductors with the OTM (Over Temperature Protection) / OCP (Over Current Protection) teams.
  • Ensure the long-term competitiveness of the solutions used.
  • Ensure that the supply base meets supply chain requirements.
  • Ensures that supply base meets technical requirements and innovation objectives
  • Be the key contact for selected semiconductor manufacturers and manage these partnerships at a senior level. Lead regular business reviews with these suppliers.
  • Lead Global negotiations for semiconductors, be responsible for the final resolution of all contractual agreements, and ensure effective price implementation.
  • Ownership and reporting of the Logistics & Quality KPIs of semiconductor suppliers and ensure action plans are in place for major suppliers.
  • Support resolution of critical crisis in quality and shortages.
  • Develop costs models and cost analysis.
  • Updates BU and Plants on suppliers and industry trends and issues.
  • Provides relevant market analysis and shares the key commodity information with the technical and purchasing teams.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Electronics Design, Project Management or Purchasing.
  • Experience with supplier management and exposure to international markets.
  • A good knowledge of the Semiconductor industry.
  • Strong ability to influence and convince.

Interested candidates are to submit their resume with current and expected salary, notice period, and reason for leaving. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Reg: R1984660 Agency Lic: 06C4985

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