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Account Manager for Strategic Supplier

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The Account Manager is responsible for spearheading supplier capability enhancement and infrastructure improvement to deliver the best supplier for Intel. The individual will own the supplier's short-term and long-term performance at Intel, including deliverables in: commercial, technical, operational, quality, strategic positioning and development and relationship building.In addition, the focus of the Account Manager is to develop two-way, mutually beneficial relationships with strategic suppliers to deliver greater levels of innovation and competitive advantage. The individual should be seen and recognized by Intel partners and stakeholders as the expert on all matters relating to the supplier and active across all areas of the account.

An Account Manager is assigned to lead a strategic account and is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Understanding internal supplier relationships thoroughly to drive strategy and/or gap closure
  • Demonstrating the art of managing/messaging the supplier. Utilize management and stakeholder engagements appropriately to motivate supplier to deliver
  • Assembling and leading a cross-functional team to coordinate supplier activities across business units and functions. Establishing internal Account structure and clearly setting accountability and performance metrics.
  • Developing and executing a long-range strategic plan for their supplier.
  • Orchestrating internal stakeholder alignment (executive level and down) to ensure alignment between supplier strategic plan and Intel's technology and requirements
  • Developing long term supplier commercial strategies consistent with sourcing and SCS roadmaps and executing at the right insertion points to enable the best outcome for Intel. Includes CPA, development collaborations, bundled deals--Proactively developing, aligning, and executing action oriented improvement program to enable EPICS level performance across all
  • Ensuring a efficient and effective cadence of key management meetings to align strategy and ensure operational performance is managed and communicated

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behaviors traits:

  • Relationship/Communication Skills: Orchestrate unified communication internally and externally with supplier, including executive management meetings and strategic direction alignment. While keeping the best interests of Intel, be a visible advocate for the supplier within Intel. Ensure that a healthy escalation process is in place on both sides to drive gap closure.
  • Business and Financial acumen / Influencing Skills: Comprehends balance sheets/cash flow and short-term/long-term financial trends for supplier. Shapes the business model Intel-supplier for mutual benefit. Derives trends from wide-ranging datasets and drive strategic initiatives/collaborations (both technical and commercial) to resolve the most pressing supply chain issues for Intel.
  • Leadership: Coach and grow the internal account team. Set the vision and direction for all of the commodity managers and technical program managers on account team. Influence across organizations. -Situational Leadership: Handle tough challenges while internally or externally engaging executives or key stakeholders.
  • Agility: Adapt and swiftly respond to changes in the business environment.
  • Assertive and Self Driven: Work independently with limited supervision from management.
  • Supplier knowledge: Know the supplier, their culture, vision, mission, market positioning, financial positioning, R and D trend and technology roadmap synergies, executive body strength and expertise, maintain solid relationship with C-level executives and two levels down, structural cost understanding, manufacturing operations and supply chain understanding internal dynamics. Having a pulse on the supplier performance at Intel and knowing when to personally engage, and whom to engage at the supplier, to deliver results.


Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of Semiconductor or relevant technology industry experience.
  • 6+ years Intel logic or memory technology and factory knowledge experience
  • 6+ experience supplier Management/Negotiation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of supply chain, data analytics, spares, service, and management systems
  • Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

Posted: 2022-05-14 Expires: 2022-06-14

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