Manpower Group Cost Engineer (Metals) -Samsung Austin Semiconductor in Austin, Texas

Cost Engineer (Metals) -Samsung Austin Semiconductor

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Summary / Overview:

This position is for a Cost Engineer in the Metals Department. In this job, you will be responsible for the management of the Metals parts budget, inventory and supply chain.

  • Monitor spending to ensure monthly targets are achieved for spare parts, raw materials and Repair and Maintenance.

  • Manage department cost reduction activities

  • Perform gap analysis in spending and savings and work with equipment owners and management to drive improvements

  • Ensure accurate tracking of parts and cost of ownership per tool/assembly

  • Manage and monitor mix/max levels for optimal inventory of consumables

  • Monitor part delivery and repair loop speed while providing clear communication to team on expected deliveries of high priority parts

  • Identifying alternate sourcing and repair opportunities for high cost parts

  • Identify and maintain safe inventory levels for low usage items to limit productivity losses

  • Accurately forecast raw material usage

  • Work with the SCM team and Cost Innovation on FAB wide initiatives

  • Generate reports and presentations on department activities and performance to plan

Specific Job Duties:

  • Responsibilities include: Data collection, analysis, and cross functional collaboration on Metals/factory wide improvement projects; monitoring and improving performance in cost reduction of raw materials, spare parts, repairs & maintenance, and other projects in the field of supply chain, cost, and resource efficiency.

  • The position will require an extensive amount of time working directly with and supporting the engineering SDWT functions.

  • The role will include membership on teams that involve Cost Per Move (CPM) reduction, supply chain (SCM), and other related projects/task force teams.

  • Expectation is to have proficiency in project management, forecasting, repair loops, second sourcing, inventory management, department budgets, or other related systems or business functions that impact cost.

  • Study opportunities and drive implementation with the Metals engineering teams, including 2nd source qualification, lifetime extension, usage reduction, repair loops and price negotiations.

  • Support the following departments: Finance, Cost Innovation, and S1 counterparts.

  • Project management, cost reporting, and status updates.

  • S1/S2 cost comparison and collaboration on analysis and improvement projects.

  • Support improvements to modeling and forecasting performance of expenses.

  • Lead or participate in Lean Macro project within Metals when opportunities present themselves.

  • Communicate the results of analysis, drive improvements and share with peers, managers, and executives.

Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum # Years Required:

  • BS degree in Engineering, or related field of study (Industrial Engineering)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, Tools:

  • Deep understanding of supply chain management

  • Must have strong communication, teamwork, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Highly capable in MS Word, Excel and Power Point; VBA / SQL a plus

  • Coding ability strongly desired (reports)

  • Focused on continuous improvement in fast-paced, changing environment

  • High level of initiative and desire to learn

  • Successful candidates will be detail and task oriented and place high value on customer service, team work and flexibility.

  • Ability to meet due dates for action items

  • Must be punctual

  • Proficient in the use of Lean and statistical analysis practices.

  • CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Chain Management) Certification a plus

  • Semiconductor Raw Material supply chain or forecasting knowledge a plus

  • SAP Experience a plus

  • 300mm Metals experience and familiarity with AMAT Endura platforms, Tel Trias, Canon or ASM Emerald platforms.

  • Knowledge of basic statistical analysis

  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and prioritize work.

  • Knowledge of UNIX/NT administration and troubleshooting skills are plus

Fluency in Korean language is a plus

Company Information

Samsung Austin Semiconductor (SAS) is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the United States. SAS produces digital LSI logic components for tablets, smart phones, and other mobile devices. In August, 2012, SAS invested $4 billion to accommodate full System LSI production, bringing our total investment in Austin to more than $17 billion. With 2400 employees and 2.3M square feet of space, SAS is producing a full range of design rule devices. Since 1997, SAS has been at the forefront of manufacturing technology, enabling the world's digital devices to operate at their highest performance.