Senior Commodity Manager

Date: Sep 8, 2023

Location: North Reading, MA, US

Company: Teradyne

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!


The Senior Commodity Manager will be a key member of the Supply Base Management group with direct responsibility for managing EMS supplier relationships. This role will lead supplier related initiatives.  


Role & Responsibilities

The primary mission is ensuring that the commercial relationships are established and managed to deliver a competitive advantage in cost down and supply continuity through all phases of the Teradyne’s product life cycles and business cycle.  The successful candidate will work with the internal customer base and suppliers to drive supplier’s performance in the following areas: 

Technology Alignment·  


Quality / Reliability·  

Relationship with Teradyne·  

Cost / Price·  

Global Support.



Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in sourcing in a technology based product environment including:

Ability to perform and influence in a cross functional manner

Supplier Negotiations

Cost Reduction

Commodity Strategy Development

Contract writing, supplier qualification

Direct experience in Semiconductors is a plus    



Minimum of BA/BS in Supply Chain Management, Business Operations or related field.  Degree in Engineering, MA/MS Supply Chain Management or MBA a plus.


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