Global Indirect Procurement Director

Date: May 4, 2024

Location: Singapore, 01, SG

Company: Maxeon

Powering Positive Change™  


Join Our Team at Maxeon: Global Indirect Procurement Director – Where Innovation Meets Sustainability


Who We Are: Pioneers in Solar Energy at Maxeon, we're not just harnessing the power of the sun, we're leading a global energy revolution. Our mission? To champion solar energy for a sustainable future. In a world of constant change, the only way to make a meaningful impact is to stay ahead of the curve. That’s why at Maxeon Solar Technologies we've been pushing the boundaries of solar innovation every day for 39 years – from the very edge of outer space to countless rooftops below.        


Our highly advanced solar products are powering the fight against climate change in more than 100 countries around the globe. And our brilliant, passionate, and driven team of more than 5,000 people globally are Powering Positive Change™ every day.    


We value pushing boundaries, holding ourselves to a higher standard, and thriving together. If you are ready to contribute to our journey of excellence, we invite you to be a part of our dynamic team! 


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Are you ready to power positive change?  


Your Mission: As our Global Indirect Procurement Director, based in Singapore and reporting to the VP of Global Supply Chain, your role will be pivotal in all Indirect procurement and sourcing functions globally. You will be responsible for global indirect procurement teams at manufacturing sites and across all categories including Travel, Facilities, IT, HR, Marketing, Finance, Legal, Consulting services, and other services.  You should bring your industry experience and creativity to create sourcing strategies for each category and ensure contractual agreements deliver optimized cost, terms, quality, and service. 


As Maxeon expands its cell and module production into the US, the indirect procurement support for construction related activities will be critical to Maxeon’s success. The role requires intelligence of the regional market and leading new opportunities that keep Maxeon cost competitive while continuously improving the procurement process for all stakeholders. The Global Indirect Procurement Director articulates the multi-year procurement strategy for the business and coordinates bidding and vendor selection, contract negotiation, and execution planning. 


Make Your Mark: How You Will Drive Change:


  • Developing and executing of an integrated strategy and action plan to optimize cost and service; Manage and adhere to budget.
  • Establishing partners that delivery the needs to the company and limit transactions.
  • Strategic contract negotiations and cost control of our global indirect expenses.
  • Creative solutions to solve procurement pain points within the organization and mitigate new issues that arise.
  • Utilization of data and systems to identify opportunities and enable continuous improvement.
  • Negotiations of Master Service and Master Supply Agreements.
  • Measurable cost savings.
  • Coordination of the work of buyers and contracts managers.
  • Definition of the governance and guidelines in the evaluation, selection, negotiation and relationships with suppliers to improve costs, terms, and standards of service; Own and maintain all policies and procedures pertinent to the procurement process.
  • Continuous collaboration with the executive team and program managers to stay on top of the organization’s needs.
  • Establishing working relationships with various internal groups across the organization including sale/marketing, regional/country offices, legal, finance, IT, and others.
  • Departments approach to analysis of spend data, category supplier bases, and cost models.
  • Resolution to vendor disputes and any indirect procurement-related issues.


Your Toolkit: Skills That Make a Difference

Essential for your Success:


We understand that everyone has followed unique career paths, gaining valuable knowledge along the way. Don't worry if you don't tick all the boxes – apply anyway! Your experience is more than just a list of technical skills. 


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Sourcing and supply chain experience, ideally with multiple years of experience leading a global supply chain organization in a senior leadership role.
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers. 
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work well with personnel from various departments.  Highly disciplined and organized.
  • Possess tenacity and resilience to reach goals with demonstrated ethics and integrity.


It would be Nice if You Have:


  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Strong Solar industry experience with comprehensive knowledge of the upstream and downstream market 
  • Knowledge or experience with Continuous Improvement (Lean, 8D, Six Sigma, etc.) and Project management skills


Life at Maxeon: Beyond the Job


At Maxeon, we are committed to creating an environment where innovation flourishes, diversity is embraced, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance is prioritized. We understand that our employees are our greatest asset, and we strive to support them both professionally and personally. Here’s what you can expect when you join our team: Competitive Salary and Benefits, Career Development Opportunities, Inclusive and Diverse Culture, Work-Life Harmony & Innovative Environment.


Ready to Make an Impact? Join Us! If you're driven by making a difference and eager to join our mission at Maxeon, we can't wait to meet you. Apply today and join our team to make a brighter future together.


Our Commitment to Equal Opportunities:

Maxeon is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We actively provide equal employment opportunities, ensuring that every individual, regardless of background, can thrive. Maxeon will not tolerate unlawful discrimination against any applicant or employee. Our commitment goes beyond compliance; it's integral to our values. Join us in creating a workplace where everyone is valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their best.


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