If you are an experienced technology sourcing professional with a passion for customers and hungry for driving change and impact at a Global scale you might be a fit for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) procurement team. Come armed with your knowledge for a position where you will own, build, and run technology sourcing and operations and engage with multiple stake holders to drive plans and execution to satisfy the demanding needs of a high growth industry impacting markets worldwide. If you thrive optimizing operations and driving results and want to be accountable for a significant impact and a once-in-a-life time professional opportunity, we have an opportunity for you.
AWS is the world’s leading and most trusted provider of virtualized public cloud utility services. We offer our global IT customer base who span private, corporate and government sectors, over 100 fully featured, integrated services in compute, storage, database, analytics, mobile, Internet of Things (IOT) and enterprise applications. AWS operates a worldwide fleet of interconnected enterprise data centers at hyperscale to deliver the capacity that powers our customers IT infrastructure which enables their ability to concentrate on core competencies through agility and operational efficiency.
As AWS enjoys its ongoing rapid expansion, we are making investments in the Infrastructure Supply Chain and Procurement (ISCAP) team to optimize the value chain of technology ecosystem suppliers from whom we acquire good and services to run our cloud solutions. The AWS ISCAP team is responsible for the end-to-end sourcing and supply fulfilment to deploy customer capacity to AWS’s Data Center network. We are seeking a senior Printed Circuit Board (PCB) component sourcing engineer responsible for; predicting PCB market dynamics, driving PCB supplier technology roadmaps aligned to AWS product innovation, and executing PCB sourcing strategies that ensure supplier manufacturing capacity and supply output satisfies AWS growing materials demand requirements. PCB is used across a range of AWS market verticals including, but not limited to - Server motherboard, Network communications switches, host bus adapters, Network interface cards, solid state drives, IoT devices, and Power supply subsystems.
The successful candidate will be a seasoned PCB sourcing engineering professional with a demonstrated record of high performing technology sourcing experts, cultivating influential C-level vendor relationships, harnessing PCB industry analytics to develop winning sourcing strategies, accelerating throughput velocity by reducing lead-times, and driving vendor output execution to prevent/resolve constraints. As the PCB sourcing engineer you will engage frequently with Architects, Design Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, Product Life Cycle Managers and Internal business unit service customers to understand AWS’s PCB quality, availability and cost requirements, influence DFX - design for manufacturing/supply chain - direction, and subsequently orchestrate vendor engagement and sourcing strategies to exceed those needs. Being a senior PCB sourcing engineer being nimble, fast and decisive in pursuit of business priorities will be imperative as we balance the obligations of guaranteed continuity of supply delivered at best cost.
AWS’s progress will bring the challenge to reinvent and adopt unconventional models to scale operational effectiveness and efficiencies for our desired future state. This role will report directly into ISCAP’s head of Component Sourcing Manager and is located out of Taipei. There will be travel required in this role including both domestic and international trips. Success in the role will be measured by how the PCB sourcing engineer is able to deliver against stated business objectives while instilling a results-oriented, lean, ownership culture of big thinking, fast acting, and continuous improvement behavior.