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Texas Instruments Chemicals & Gases Procurement Specialist in Dallas, Texas


We can't predict what the future holds, but we know Texas Instruments will have a part in shaping it.

About the job:

Are you a take charge kind of a person? Do you enjoy negotiating with suppliers? Would you like to work with top professionals in your industry? Are you enthusiastic about making a difference? If this sounds like you, then you should apply now for a Buyer position with Texas Instruments.

What will you gain from this role?

  • Drive global procurement strategy for chemicals & gases in support of wafer fab & assembly/test manufacturing.

  • Exposure and influence to key business decisions within TI during a rapid growth cycle.

  • Master negotiation strategies to drive TI leverage & total cost of ownership reduction.

  • Develop deep knowledge of TI legal contract structure and risk management.

  • Regular exposure and engagement with TMG & WPL organization leadership.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner

  • Working with management to address all aspects of commodity management, including procurement support commodity business plans, market trends assessment, pricing, and product availability

  • Seek opportunities to drive value for TI through supplier negotiations and strategic fab qualifications.

  • Identification, development, and qualification of new suppliers and supply chains compliant with various requirements such as RBA, Supply Chain Responsibility, and TI process specifications.

  • Motivate suppliers for continuous improvement through supplier management processes.

  • Responsible for defining and executing projects to achieve organizational priorities globally; such as material risk assessments in support of operational assurance of supply.

  • Seek continual improvement in business continuity planning & supplier risk assessments and mitigation.

  • Drives suppliers to implement a Zero Defect culture & mindset in their materials and services.

  • Support the CPQT supplier audits as appropriate to ensure suppliers meet and/or understand TI's quality expectations.

  • Support One Make cost and engineering team initiatives.

  • Participate in monthly Chem/Gas/CMP CPT team calls with our international counterparts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field

  • 3 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills across functional boundaries

  • Strong strategic, analytical, and project management skills

  • Possesses a solid foundation in chemicals, wafer fab operations, and strong analytical and negotiation skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Project management skills

  • Able to work across multiple organizations, solve complex & ambiguous problems, drive for results & change, communicate & influence globally, and manage to multiple priorities.

  • Understands supply chain and provide analysis of market issues (i.e. constraints), assess and anticipate risk, and implement proactive mitigation with appropriate urgency

  • Strong team and people skills with the ability to lead and participate in local and global teams

  • Capable of communicating and presenting (verbal and written) complex problems concisely to all levels within TI and supplier organizations, from engineers up to senior of TI leadership to influence decisions

  • Employ TI's Living Our Values in approach to achieve TI's priorities

  • Ownership, timeliness, flexibility, and acting with the highest values & ethics are all characteristics of the ideal candidate.

  • Proactive, fast learner, self-motivated, multi-tasking and performance driven

  • Ability to drive projects and programs to complete them in timeline given

  • Prior experience with contract management

Why TI?

  • Engineer your future. We empower our employees to truly own their career and development. Come collaborate with some of the smartest people in the world to shape the future of electronics.

  • We’re different by design. Diverse backgrounds and perspectives are what push innovation forward and what make TI stronger. We value each and every voice, and look forward to hearing yours. Meet the people of TI

  • Benefits that benefit you. We offer competitive pay and benefits designed to help you and your family live your best life. Your well-being is important to us.

About Texas Instruments

As a global semiconductor company, we design, manufacture, test and sell analog and embedded processing chips to nearly 100,000 customers. Our products enable electronics everywhere and in things you experience every day - from health care, smart homes and connected cars to drones, smart phones and more. Our passion to create a better and more sustainable world by making electronics more affordable through semiconductors drives us to make our technology smaller, more efficient, more reliable and more affordable.

Texas Instruments is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse, inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you are interested in this position, please apply to this requisition.

Status Regular

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: US-TX-Dallas

Work Locations: Dallas > North Campus - Kilby Center Dallas

Req ID: 22000BKU