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Supply Chain Program Manager (CIP AND Cost Reduction)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Base Pay Range: $126,400.00 - $214,900.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-CA-Milpitas-KLAKLA's total rewards package for employees may also include participation in performance incentive programs and eligibility for additional benefits identified below. Interns are eligible for some of the benefits identified below. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed above reflects the minimum and maximum pay for this position in the primary location identified in this posting. Actual pay depends on several factors, including location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education level or training. If applicable, your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Company Overview KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.Job Description/Preferred QualificationsJob Summary:We are seeking a highly skilled individual to lead our Continuous Improvement Programs (CIP) and drive cost reduction initiatives with our suppliers. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in supply chain and manufacturing operations with a consistent track record of delivering results in the semiconductor industry. This strategic role drives cost reduction effort, leads supplier relationships, negotiates contracts, and supports New Product Introduction (NPI) over the entire product life cycle.Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans to achieve cost savings and efficiency improvements.
  • Drive cost reduction programs to ensure competitive pricing and operational efficiency with suppliers over the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Lead CIP activities, identifying areas for cost reduction and operational improvements using methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, or Kaizen to drive supply chain efficiency.
  • Drive supplier development initiatives to improve quality, cost, and delivery performance.
  • Manage contract negotiation with suppliers and partners to secure favorable terms and cost savings without compromising quality and delivery timelines.
  • Coordinate with multi-functional teams to ensure supply chain readiness and alignment with product launch timelines.
  • Analyze market trends and supply chain metrics to find opportunities for improvement and risk mitigation.
  • Develop positive relationships with internal customers and external vendors to drive program success.
  • Lead and report on key performance metrics related to cost savings and supplier performance.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree
    • Semiconductors and or Capital equipment experienceMinimum Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science, plus business or a related field.
      • Minimum of 5 years' experience in supply chain operations within semiconductor industry, with a focus on cost management and continuous improvement.
      • Consistent track record of delivering significant cost savings.
      • Experience with Lean Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methodologies.
      • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
      • Strong project management skills and the ability to lead multi-functional teams.
      • Strong proficiency in supply chain management systems, software, and tools.The company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave. KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at or at +1-408-352-2808 to request accommodation.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Milpitas , Supply Chain Program Manager (CIP AND Cost Reduction), Professions , Milpitas, California

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