Date:  Sep 14, 2023
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

Penang, MY

Requisition ID:  8026


To complement our team, we are looking for a customer- and team-oriented individual for our Plasma Control Technologies division at the [[Penang]] site as a


[[Global Commodity Manager]] 


For 75 years, we have been following our curiosity. It drives us and has made Comet a leading Swiss technology company worldwide. Curiosity and the spirit of research have allowed us to become and remain innovative. For a better and sustainable world.


To this end, we work and research on the basis of X-ray and radio-frequency technology. Our developments make an important contribution to safer, more efficient and more sustainable production, mobility and communication.


In the Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) division, we manufacture specialized components that are required for the precise control of plasma processes and are used in the production of memory chips or touch screens for sensors, smartphones or tablets.


This is what you will do:

  • Responsible to develop, implement, and maintain a commodity inventory strategy that support Comet’s Global Supply Chain. He/she will oversee the purchase of commodities, liaise with suppliers to ensure raw material and part stability, evaluate market conditions in order to maintain optimum inventory level and control costs.
  • Lead and manage global commodity strategies, development, execution and sourcing decision.
  • Responsible for commodity cost model, RFQ, price setting and commercial contract.
  • Build and manage overall supplier relationships with focus on supply risk management, contract risk management and cost management.
  • Identify and assess supplier capabilities. Set targets and develop action plan to drive continuous improvement in lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).

What you bring with you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Economics, or a similar field.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in commodity management, including price negotiation, basic finance, tools and supplier development
  • Strong business acumen and excellent knowledge of commodity markets.
  • Experience in mechanical part manufacturing, preferably sheet metals, wire harness, cable assembly process.
  • Good negotiation skills and ability to communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers.

We offer you:

  • Diverse challenges and an international team
  • Modern infrastructure and flexible working hours
  • Remuneration in line with the market and profit sharing

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Comet, we provide equal employment opportunity to all applicants from different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Comet is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.


We are curious about you and look forward to receive your complete online application including an application letter,  CV/resume as well as Academic Certificates. Please note that only complete application documents will be considered. Thank you for your understanding.


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