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Vice President of External Manufacturing Strategy

Company: Intel Corp.
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Vice President of External Manufacturing Strategy

Job Description

About the Business Group:

The Global Supply Chain organization contracts and sources tens of billions of dollars on behalf of Intel Corporation. The scope of the organization covers a wide-range of goods and services from direct materials and equipment, to construction, software, consulting, health care benefits, travel, logistics and so much more. The organization's key goals are: 1) ensuring uninterrupted supply to our customers, 2) delivering product and manufacturing affordability through the best total cost and 3) enabling products and the supply ecosystem to deliver non-linear value to the corporation.

About the Role:

This senior executive will lead Intel's strategy and execution for External Manufacturing and Supply Chain, work closely with internal and external partners and stakeholders to align roadmaps in product, technology, supply security, production capacity, and manufacturing cost, monitor and address related issues, as well as drive and communicate Intel's External Manufacturing strategy. This role requires a creative and influential leader with a broad set of experiences in semiconductor business, technology, engineering, manufacturing and operation strategy. Progressive and dynamic leadership experience, in a high growth and fast paced organization. Executive presence to engage with suppliers at the CEO level with constructive confrontation and collaboration Ability to excel in leading in a highly matrixed development environment. High tolerance to ambiguity, ability to efficiently define concrete strategies and plans in such an environment. Executes toward results with focus and a sense of urgency.


  • Stay ahead of strategic trends in the market, be the voice of insight and advocacy to staff for next growth opportunities in External Manufacturing for Intel.
  • Establish and review key strategic priorities and translating them into a comprehensive strategic plan & roadmaps.
  • In partnership with business groups, establish strategic plans, ensure they are reflected and mobilized in organizational strategic priorities
  • Develop, communicate, execute and sustain strategic initiatives that accelerate Intel's External Manufacturing transformation.
  • Develops and executes External Manufacturing strategies in our supply chain, driving continuous improvement in our programs and processes; enlists key partners and decision makers.
  • Assesses and addresses a spectrum of regulatory risks impacting the supply chain, develops solutions to enable technology development roadmap for our fabs globally.
  • Partner with Intel leadership, special committees and consultants to support execution of key initiatives.
  • Align internal/external stakeholders to ensure everyone understands the strategic plan, form into cohesive coalitions and carry out the company's strategic goals.
  • Develop inclusive planning processes and drive decision-making that creates medium- and long-term improvement.
  • Engagement with our Global Policy Group and regulatory bodies (UN, OECD, EU, EPA, Asia Regulatory) to influence decision making of External Manufacturing.
  • Partners extensively with key internal stakeholders, including but not limited to Global Supply Chain, Corporate Affairs, Global Public Policy, Corporate Services, Human Resources and Corporate Quality Network.
  • Is recognized internally and externally as a thought leader in shaping the direction and formulating creative approaches to address critical Supply Chain challenges both within and beyond our industry. Works with selected external consortia and bodies to influence the strategic agenda.
  • Build and cultivate strong Orgs, promote an inclusive culture where our people thrive and collaborate across boundaries.

Demonstrated results and accountability for broad leadership, building of followership and role modeling of Intel's cultural attributes of:

  • Customer obsessed - seek to understand what matters most to our customers, listening more and talking less.
  • One Intel - "we" before "me". We work across boundaries, collaborating across the aisle and around the world.
  • Fearless - We are bold. We take risks and challenge ourselves. We fail fast, iterate and continuously improve.
  • Truth and Transparency - allows the best ideas to emerge and speeds our ability to solve problems faster.
  • Inclusion - Inclusion runs through each attribute and is integral to our culture evolution.
  • Quality - Ensure a safe workplace and demonstrate discipline to deliver the products and services that our customers and partners can always rely on.

Effective candidates:

  • Must have demonstrated ability to thrive, inspire and coordinate strategic alignment across different environments - from entrepreneurial to long-tenured
  • Creative thinker, influential collaborator, and diligent advocate.
  • Industry experience and savvy in recognizing external markets shifts in competitive opportunities/threats.
  • Ability to anticipate and plan for transformative moves to drive growth and new business models.
  • Leverages a combination of business acumen, technical depth, organization savvy, networking capabilities to deliver results across multiple groups and disciplines
  • Able to lead multi-discipline, complex programs and strategies.
  • Excels in enlisting support and coalition building across partners and stakeholders both such as TD, suppliers, governments, civil society, and consortia
  • Can synthesize abstract complex information into clear messages, and adapts style to address a variety of audiences; excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to cultivate productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, partners, and customers.
  • Well rounded and effective leader who engages and motivates teams, colleagues and senior leaders toward compelling vision in sustainability and technology roadmap.
  • Increasingly leverages expertise to drive innovation, challenge status quo, and significantly enrich their sphere of influence.
  • Has implemented improved and innovative methods to deliver breakthrough business results either at corporate level.
  • Breaks new ground in the way business is done to radically improve or drive growth, time-to-market, revenue, or other tangible metric.


Advanced Technical degree + MBA preferred, with minimum of 15+ years of semiconductor consulting, including but not limited to: engineering, supply chain, brand management, strategy and innovation.

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 and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore's Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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....

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