Materials Management Specialist

Jun 29, 2022
Markham, Canada
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.



Materials Management Specialist




This is a specialist/project management role that supports AMD’s world-wide software engineering teams in their efforts to develop GPU, APU, and CPU products.  You will be responsible for understanding the product roadmap and schedules, soliciting hardware requirements from the development teams, consolidating the requirements and entering them into our Samples Management System, following up and receiving the hardware, and distributing it to the teams.  As you gain experience, you will be expected to be able to forecast requirements for financial planning purposes.

You will also be responsible for managing faulty hardware and arranging for repair or rework, which entails receiving and tracking the hardware from the software teams, creating repair requests along with potential rework instructions from our hardware teams, and return the hardware after repair.




The individual is expected to work independently, yet in a collaborative fashion, be self-motivated, task orientated, and sufficiently flexible to handle new challenges outside the key responsibilities. You are detail-oriented, you plan, implement, and evaluate the work, you are comfortable with financial planning and budgeting.




  • Gather hardware requirements from the software engineering teams, consolidate requirements, enter these in AMD’s Samples Management System.
  • Follow up with board program managers or platform program managers on engineering samples orders status, order changes, or urgent requests.
  • Sending and receiving shipments of hardware in support of local and global teams.
  • Coordinate the movement and tracking of engineering samples between the Markham Hardware Library, the NPI labs, and other engineering teams.
  • Arrange and process hardware reworks, debugging and repairs of engineering samples for local and global sites teams.
  • Manage daily team requests to locate unplanned engineering samples.
  • Manage physical inventory in our hardware library.
  • Weekly tracking of shipped vs ordered hardware.
  • Monthly reconciliation of actual hardware cost vs budgeted cost.





  • 5+ years of experience in the electronics manufacturing field, inventory control, and management process, and related program management skills.
  • Strong experience with databases for data/order entries, and query searches of inventory.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and v-lookups.
  • Strong knowledge of computer equipment, motherboards, graphic cards, and comfortable in handling of computer hardware and PCBs.
  • Knowledge of electronic components and schematics is an asset.
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 20 lbs, or heavier boxes with assistance.




  • University degree in engineering, technical or business management field.  
  • PMP designation is an asset.



Markham, Ontario.



Requisition Number: 171602 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:General Management


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