• SoC and IC Sourcing Manager

    Job Location / Endroit US-GA-Lawrenceville
    Type / Type d’emploi
    Regular Full-Time
    Category / Catégorie
    Job ID / Numéro d'identification d'emploi
  • Summary / Emploi Aperçu

    Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go.

    Responsibilities /Responsabilités

    The Global Sourcing Manager (GCM) for Systems-on-Chip (SoC) aims at delivering favorable impacts to his internal customers’ business performance (top & bottom lines) and at protecting Technicolor’s interests. This position can also be referred to as "SoC GCM" or "SoC Sourcing Manager".


    The SoC GCM manages a portfolio of purchased SoCs for which he is responsible for commercial negotiations, Sourcing strategy, Supplier Management and contractual negotiations as follows:


    Commercial negotiations:

    • Regular, exhaustive and aggressive negotiations of the SoC portfolio leveraging WW volumes.
    • Systematic involvement at new projects' inception in order to conduct an early and thorough Sourcing process: RFI, RFQ, multiyear negotiation, SoC design award, SoW (Scope of Work) engagement.
    • Leverage appropriate tools e.g. e-Sourcing, e-Auctions.
    • Negotiate all terms influencing TCO including payment terms, incoterms, flexibility, development funds, exclusivity, MFN.
    • Meet cost productivity KPI.


    Sourcing Strategy:

    • Contribute to define the SoC Sourcing strategy with the various internal stakeholders.
    • Define the IC strategy for the IC commodities (s)he leads.
    • Lead the execution of the induced SoC and IC strategies.


    Supplier Management:

    • Owns the business relationship with suppliers: organize the supplier governance through appropriate regular business, technical and commercial reviews at relevant levels.
    • Track supplier's execution performance and take appropriate escalation actions.
    • Foster relationships that allow close interactions and brings preferential conditions to Technicolor in the area of innovation e.g. early roadmap access, integration of Technicolor technologies into the SoC supplier’s roadmap, etc.


    Contractual negotiations:

    • The GCM is responsible for negotiating contracts (such as Supply Purchase Agreement, Quality Contract, Logistic Agreement, rebate agreements).
    • Shape/redline all contractual clauses with Legal Counsel to achieve the best possible performance and minimize Technicolor's risk.

    Qualifications / Qualifications

    ​Master degree in computer sciences / software engineering or equivalent experience. Sourcing specialization is a plus.



    Other skills and competencies:

    • Solid negotiation skills.
    • Persistence in achieving targets.
    • Pro-active, self-starter and agile.
    • Collaborative approach: able to communicate in a multicultural environment and share information.
    • Deal with ambiguity: able to drive relevant actions in absence of 100% of the background.
    • Think strategically and able to propose innovative/challenging actions. Sets up and drives "out of the box" thinking with calculated risks, organizing brainstorming, propose creative ideas for business and /or internal customer.
    • Strong leadership skills: able to drive projects with cross functional teams and interact at VP level (Supplier and Internal).
    • Excellent analytical skills to understand, question and synthesize complex cases with software, business and legal aspects required.
    • Positive and ethical attitude
    • Ability for regular travels as well as strong work capability are required.
    • Keeps curiosity high and mind wide open to acquire and maintain the necessary technical, business and industry knowledge.

    Technicolor is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law.

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