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Advanced Semiconductor Expert


Shanghai, SH, CN, 201814

Req ID 22314

职位设置主要目的 Main Objectives


Advanced Semiconductor expert (SPE)is part of the global corporate Commodity Purchasing team, responsible for the Semiconductor commodity especially focus on ADAS application, The Prime role is identify key semiconductor partner, to define supplier strategy of supplier , to develop supplier to meet ZF requirement including technology, commercial, quality
















主要职责 Key Responsibilities



Key Responsibilities

  1. Define and Develop Strategic Partnerships with key Semiconductor Partners
  2. Select strategic suppliers for new business and ensure Supply Chain resilience
  3. Manage costs and negotiate contractual agreements with supply base
  4. Support strategic technical activities with internal and external partners to ensure cost, quality and supply chain resilience on selected semiconductors
  5. Develop new suppliers to support future technology requirements, define gap and drive implement of gap closure activities with cross function team   
  6. Represent purchasing in internal and external business events


内外联系 Internal and External Contact


对外及对内联系 (联系公司/部门名称及联系目的,接受或提供的服务、资源、信息)

Internal and External Contact



  1. Suppliers
  2. Distributors (where applicable)



  1. Commodities purchasing (global / local)
  2. Program purchasing
  3. Engineering department (Core/application/Component ENG)
  4. Supplier Development / Supplier Quality
  5. VA/VE team
  6. Cost Engineering
  7. Project Management



职位任职条件 Basic Requirements



Working experience

5 to 10 years’ working experience in ADAS or Semiconductor area

Prefer function are: Purchasing & Technology & Product management

Or 3 to 5 years’ experience with advanced education & technology capability  



Bachelor or master degree in Electronic & Electric engineering

or Business degree with electronic work experience   



Fluent (writing + speaking); incl. negotiations in English



Optional, but not mandatory


General knowledge including Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Previous exposure to ERP systems (SAP preferred).


职位任职者需要展现的专业能力Requirement, Professional Skills and Abilities



  1. Technology
    1. Experience in ADAS eg: Domain controller, camera, Radar etc  
    2. Or experience in Semiconductor industry eg: SoC, MCU, Sensor & discrete  
    3. Understand of semiconductor production & quality can be plus but not must
    4. Deep understanding of automotive supply chain from semiconductor, tier1 to OEM
    5. Automotive Product life cycle experience are prefer including: Design & Manufacturing, HW&SW, validation, etc...
    6. Experience with China semiconductor company development can be plus but not must
    7. Deep understanding cost driver for ADAS product and Semiconductor are strong plus


  1. Commercial
    1. Commodity purchasing experience in electronic preferred   
    2. Able to understand and drive part family strategy
    3. Able to define supplier strategy and drive cross-function team for implementation   
    4. Experience in leading yearly price negotiation  
    5. Understanding purchasing tool box and daily purchasing operation  


  1. General
  1. Ability to prioritize and schedule daily tasks, manage time effectively.
  2. Strong analytical skills and Ability to understand complex contents / tasks
  3. Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal
  4. Project management (as team member / project leader)
  5. Team player, able to work in international, cross-functional teams
    1. Ability to travel 20% of time (domestic + international)
  6. Ability to moderate workshops



Be part of our ZF team as Advanced Semiconductor Expert and apply now!


Yichen Wu

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