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Supply Chain Director - Malaysia



Johor, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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Supply Chain Director - Malaysia

Job Description

About the Role:

Brooks is seeking an experienced Director of Supply Chain to join us at our Greenfield Semiconductor manufacturing plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia as we accelerate our growth journey in the region. The Supply Chain Director will lead the Malaysia Supply Chain organization in addition to serving as a key contributor to the Operations Management organization.

You will lead and establish the supply chain operations for our new semiconductor manufacturing site in Malaysia including strategic planning, implementation, and management of end-to-end supply chain processes to support our greenfield project. The ideal candidate will have a robust background in the semiconductor industry and a proven track record in supply chain management, ensuring seamless operations from sourcing to delivery.

Join us in a dynamic environment where your expertise will drive critical improvements and help shape the future of our operations and support the company's growth objectives and competitive positioning. If you are passionate about new product introductions and ready to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Work Location: This is an onsite role and requires the candidate to be based at our JB factory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive best practices for internal supply chain strategies as it relates to purchasing, warehousing, logistics and materials planning to support multiple product lines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Lead and mentor a team of purchasing and warehousing professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration.

  • Oversee internal supply chain operations, including procurement, logistics, inventory management, and shipment.

  • Utilise data analytics to monitor supply chain performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions.

  • Work closely with the Global Commodity Teams to implement Kanban programs and other replenishment programs to achieve targeted inventory turns.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support new product introductions and ensure seamless integration into the supply chain.

  • Oversee a cycle count management program that will be benchmarked to world-class standards.

  • Manage supply chain risks by developing contingency plans and mitigating potential disruptions.

  • Drive cost reduction initiatives while maintaining quality and service levels to achieve financial targets.

  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and company policies across all supply chain activities.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Degree in Supply Chain / Business Administration or a related field with 10-15 years of Supply Chain Leadership experience

  • Thorough knowledge and a deep understanding of Semiconductor supply chain dynamics, including procurement, logistics, and supplier management. (preferred)

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing supply chain teams, with a proven track record of delivering results.

  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills with the ability to align supply chain activities with business goals.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, capable of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, local, regional & global

  • Ability to influence the decision-making process and outcome through detailed analysis/models, innovative recommendations, and demonstration of expertise

  • Capable of managing cross-functional project teams to generate material value across multiple product lines

  • Proficiency in supply chain technologies and software systems

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art semiconductor manufacturing company

  • Dynamic and innovative work environment.

  • Career advancement opportunities within a global company

How to Apply:

At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our purpose; we believe each employee brings diverse perspectives, unique value and untapped potential that can be developed to mutually enrich the individual and the organization alike.

Please submit your resume detailing your experience and why you are the perfect fit for this role by visiting our Careers Page or by using the link provided. Join us at Brooks and be a part of shaping the future in semiconductor technology!



Brooks is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and proudly serves as an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Diversity enhances our innovative capabilities and strengthens our ability to serve our customers and communities effectively. At Brooks Automation, we celebrate the unique experiences and perspectives each individual brings, believing they are essential to our collective success. Join us in building a workplace where every team member is valued and can thrive.

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