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Capital Equipment Manager

FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.

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Mesa, AZ
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Job Overview:

Overview

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, a global leader in chemical solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing industry, has an exciting opportunity at our Mesa, AZ facility for a Capital Equipment Manager!

 

This role will provide full responsibility and accountability for FUJIFILM Electronic Materials (FEUS) company wide capital equipment procurement here in the U.S. The Capital Equipment Manager leads all commercial aspects for procurement in sourcing non-material (MRO) services and capital equipment. This role requires strong understanding of technical and business requirements, business processes, strong business acumen and negotiation skills, ability to manage difficult people and situations, and dealing with ambiguity to successfully navigate across internal and external challenges.

 

The Capital Equipment Manager collaborates closely with Facilities, Engineering, Legal and Suppliers, establishes and executes RFI/RFP’s, negotiates with suppliers, establishes contracts, and collectively selects and awards contracts, in support of capital investments, and facility maintenance support services. The Capital Equipment Manager will identify and resolve issues with suppliers, provide strong internal leadership through timely communication, and manage and improve supplier performance to ensure goods and services are provided on-time and in-budget.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Leads FEUS-wide (AZ, RI) capital equipment procurement for expansions, construction, lab and manufacturing equipment, and preventative maintenance and service contracts.
  • CAR liaison to facilities, legal, and stakeholders for competitive cost/benefit analysis and recommendations.  
  • Participates in statement of work (SOW) including project-specific activities, deliverables and timelines for a supplier providing services.
  • Leveraging a detail-oriented approach with strong organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple time-sensitive initiatives simultaneously.
  • Developing bidders lists for all purchases, including pre-qualification and market research.
  • Bidding, evaluating, and awarding capital equipment purchase orders in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Leads RFI/RFP’s in an efficient and effective manner and projects objective, ethical and professional business acumen.
  • Conducts supplier site visits and assesses supplier capabilities, experience, and know-how.
    • development of service and/or capital equipment schedules.
    • communicates internally and externally the service and/or capital equipment status, project plan updates, tracks closure and highlights next steps to keep project on target.
    • completes PO issuance, delivery of services and/or capital equipment, coordination and PO closure and supporting accurate invoicing/payment
    • development of negotiation strategies to secure competitive pricing, payment terms, favorable contract language, etc.
    • identification of second source options and implementation of competitive bid processes
  • Escalates issues to Purchasing Manager and engages others as needed.
  • Additional responsibilities of increasing scale as assigned by your manager

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a business, supply or operations management, or equivalent project experience.
  • 6 (six) plus years of experience in capital equipment purchasing for major manufacturing projects.
  • Proficient in negotiating commercial terms & conditions and payment terms.
  • Adept in supporting teams to deliver commitments on schedule and on budget while meeting quality and client expectations.
  • Computer skills required
    • SAP experience preferred

 

MENTAL & EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Resilience - Adapting well in the face of workplace stressors, the ability to work effectively and efficiently in high stress and conflict situations, the ability to remain poised under all circumstances, the ability to maintain regular attendance and be punctual. 
  • Communication - The ability to successfully and professionally express and exchange ideas and meanings with all levels of employees in the organization, the ability to interact appropriately with a variety of individuals including customers/clients, the ability to work as an integral part of a team, ability to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust.
  • Reasoning and decision-making - The ability to understand, remember and follow verbal and written instructions, the ability to reason logically and make sound decisions.
  • Comprehension - The ability to complete tasks without direct supervision, the ability to simultaneously address multiple complete problems.
  • Organizational skills - Ability to multitask without loss of efficiency or accuracy, the ability to work and sustain attention with distractions and interruptions, the ability to perform in situations requiring speed, deadlines or productivity quotas.

 

ABOUT US

 

Successful semiconductor manufacturers move quickly. They demand quality and they require leading technology. For them, partnering with the right supplier is a critical decision.

 

With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan, local sales offices throughout the world and on-site applications support, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials is prepared to supply the world's top tier semiconductor manufacturers.

 

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials offers a broad array of products and services used throughout the semiconductor manufacturing process.

 

Along with our broad array of advanced products, we rely on a corps of applications engineers to work directly with customers on specific applications. Technical and applications support are backed by technical service centers. FUJIFILM's investment in technical talent and equipment ensures optimal product characterization and quality in the face of the toughest customer requirements - whether in R&D or in customer applications.

 

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.