Job Details

Name
Director, Engineering Procurement Lead
City
Austin
State
TX, United States
Job ID
10625
Job Description

Company Overview:

Ambiq has been on a singular mission since 2010 to put intelligence everywhere by creating the most energy-efficient semiconductor solutions for IoT endpoint devices. Using the revolutionary Subthreshold Power Optimized Technology (SPOT®) Platform, Ambiq’s record-breaking ultra-low power solutions, including MCU and SoCs, have helped global device makers deliver more than 150 million products with advanced features, enhanced performance, and extended battery life.

With a leading market share in wearables at the speed of shipping 1 million units per month, Ambiq is now expanding its impact on novel endpoint products such as hearables, smart home automation, industrial IoT preventive monitoring, and more. 

Our innovative and fast-moving teams of research, development, production, marketing, sales and operations are spread across several continents, including the US (Austin and San Jose), Taiwan (Hsinchu), China (Shenzhen and Shanghai), Japan (Tokyo), and Singapore. We value continued technology innovation, fanatical attention to customer needs, collaborative decision making, and, above all, enthusiasm for energy efficiency. We embrace candidates who also share these same values. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, creative, and comfortable learning and driving exciting new technologies. We encourage and nurture an environment for growth and opportunities to work on complex, interesting, and challenging projects that will create a lasting impact. Come join us on our quest for 100 billion devices. The endpoint intelligence revolution starts here.

The role of the Procurement Director is to develop a strategic approach to the engineering procurement process for the purchase of IP, software, components and services. This individual will be responsible for guiding the internal teams through the selection process, negotiating pricing, service levels and finalizing contracts.

Qualifications

  • Excellent skills in supplier management, contract management, and negotiation
  • 10+ years experience in IP and EDA procurement for semiconductor projects/companies
  • Ability to create and lead short, mid, and long- term strategies
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Expertise in building positive relationships internally and externally, and conflict resolution
  • Adept at influencing decisions and developing solutions to complex business situations
  • Strong experience with multi-discipline collaboration, communications, negotiations, and facilitation

Responsibilities

  • This leadership role drives procurement of IP, software, components and services
  • Responsible for all aspects of cost, quality and delivery required to meet Ambiq product development schedules

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics or related field
  • 12+ years of related experience
  • Results-oriented, metrics-driven leader with expertise in purchasing, supplier collaboration, development and compliance
  • Experience with sourcing and procurement and building a vendor program


 
Aleron companies (Broadleaf Results and TalentRISE) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

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