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Global Commodity Group Lead


Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

We are looking for an experienced Electronics procurement team leader to manage our team of Global Commodity Managers for semiconductors, discretes, passives, connectors and harnesses.
This role will work closely with senior level stakeholders and be a member of the Direct Materials Procurement leadership team. The successful candidate must have several years of experience in similar leadership roles and should be well connected within the Semiconductor industry.

As the global semiconductor supply chain is going through its most challenging time ever, you are expected to create strong relationship bonds with our key suppliers and secure long-term supply at optimal cost for Dyson.

About you

  • Lead a team with 8 team members dedicated to electronic components, connectors and wiring

  • Full commercial responsibility of electronic components across all Dyson product categories

  • Responsible to work with commodity managers to build up commodity strategies based on product category requirements and needs

  • Define our supplier strategy and actively manage supplier relationships at senior management level

  • Accountable for the negotiations of all contracts within the electronic components space

  • Oversee and steer the cost analyses (cost regression analysis, should cost, benchmarking) of the electronic components team

  • Identify, manage and mitigate Dyson’s risks within the electronic components commodities

  • Dual source activities- Work closely with commodity managers and engineering team (RDD) to implement alternative components/solutions

  • Ensure the efficient qualification of alternative and new components

  • Ensure that your team supports Dyson’s PCBA contract manufacturers’ CTB (Clear-To-Build). Coordinate with commodity managers and suppliers to fulfil project requirement

  • Demand change management - Work with supply chain and Supply Assurance and Flexibility team (SAF) on expediting of critical parts and material allocations with priority justifications

  • Support operations and supply chain to manage materials exposure in contract manufacturers to reduce liability. Work with suppliers on cancellation & rescheduling on materials to reduce exposure

  • Support RDD/engineering team on evaluation or validations build

  • Components risk buy management – Support commercial negotiations of risk buy components cost and exposure

  • Work with commodity managers to manage the BOM scrubbing process – identify longevity of those components and components selections from Approved vendor list (AVL)

  • Be aware of PCNs and step in to actively manage the changeover if needed

About you

  • Bachelor in economics or electrical engineering

  • MBA is desired

  • Experienced in leading electronics procurement teams

  • Experienced in management of electronic components

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent negotiation skills in monopolistic and competitive settings

  • Strong stakeholder management and relationship building

  • Cross-functional leadership

  • Ability and drive to work independently

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Power BI or other data analytics tools


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

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