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Advanced Sourcing Leader for SOC's, Sensing, Communications or Power Management (f/m/d)

Location Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Job ID J000626553

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As Advance Sourcing Leader you will take a crucial part of our Supply Chain Management Team and will be defining and developing Strategic Partnerships with key Semiconductor Partners, develop new suppliers to support future technology requirements and initiating frontloading activities of Advanced Sourcing.

Qualified candidates will have sourcing experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Computing: "Brain of Mobility" - System On Chip [SOC], -Performance Processors

  • Sensing: Vision, Radar and Lidar

  • Communication: 5G, Wireless Communication, Ethernet

  • Power Management: PMIC, VR, Power Supply - the "total" Power architecture

Your Role:

  • Define and Develop Strategic Partnerships with key Semiconductor Partners

  • Develop new suppliers to support future technology requirements

  • Develop and maintain requirements document capturing best practices and lessons learned

  • Identification of gaps in supplier panel and / or high risk components (i.e. technology assessments at semiconductor suppliers / layout and design reviews)

  • Initiating of frontloading activities e.g. development of robust component specifications (maturity check), supplier selection (feasibility check), risk evaluation and mitigation

  • Support development agreements and Flow 2 sourcing for critical components

  • Align Supplier Roadmap alignment to our problem statements

  • Work with Core Development, Supply Chain and Advanced Technology teams to ensure challenges for future component technologies and roadmaps are met in our Supplier Development programs

  • Support strategic technical activities with internal and external partners to ensure cost, quality and supply chain resilience on selected semiconductors

  • Relationship interface to foundry business and backend companies

  • Participation in feasibility study and spec definition

  • Monitor Semiconductor market and maintain updated supplier roadmaps and market overview

  • Support internal Knowledge Management and developing and teaching courses in process/technology

  • Cost Management, Should Cost and Design to Cost

Your Background:

  • Successfully completed studies (Bachelor and/or Master Degree) in economics, industrial engineering or sciences

  • 5+ years’ experience in Semiconductor Business (preferably within the automotive or semiconductor sector)

  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills as well as excellent communication and presentation skills

  • High degree of resilience and commitment as well as an independent, self-reliant and solution oriented way of working and an entrepreneurial way of thinking

Aptiv Rewards and Advantages

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

  • Recognition for innovation and excellence

  • Opportunities to give back to the community

  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

  • Relocation assistance may be available

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Parental leave, etc.)

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some see technology. We see a way to make connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 160,000 of us globally, located in 46 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

Are you interested in this job? Awesome! We look forward to receiving your application.

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the position and Aptiv, please contact Mr. Frederick Dohn, Talent Acquisition Manager. He is happy to assist you and is available at 00 49 202 291 1632or by e-mail at

Applications from severely disabled persons and persons of equal status will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal suitability.

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Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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