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New Product Introduction Operations Lead

Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

As a New Product Operations Lead at Micron Technology, Inc. you will be responsible for representing the end to end value chain in defining and driving successful planning and execution of the early lifecycle phases of new products.  This role is responsible for driving predictable manufacturing readiness across the value chain by collaborating with Business Units, R&D, Product Engineering, Operations, and other stakeholders to orchestrate and deliver a plan that Supply Chain and Manufacturing can execute. 


This involves identifying gaps, mitigating threats, and delivering key artifacts to execution teams early in a product’s lifecycle, leveraging the company’s PLM framework.  The role is also responsible for developing, deploying, and refining the Supply Chain operating model and its intersection with Micron’s enterprise PLM process.


Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Engage early in the PLM planning phase to identify value chain and manufacturing-related gaps
  • Influence and guide planning teams to avoid or mitigate manufacturing-related challenges
  • Drive documentation and timely delivery of key planning-related artifacts to Supply Chain and other manufacturing stakeholders
  • Hold process stakeholders accountable to required deliverables and milestones
  • Assess enterprise system solutions and master data for gaps to support new products;  coordinate solutions and report status
  • Oversee operational readiness of the value chain and host NPI Ops Alignment forums
  • Oversee samples process and drive stakeholders for desired results
  • Develop and report performance metrics for continuous improvement


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in Supply Chain, PLM, Program/Project Management, or Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Experience leading large-scale projects or programs, working with metrics & analytics, and leading process improvements
  • Familiarity with Product Lifecycle Management concepts
  • Understanding of program management best practices;  PMP Certification a plus
  • Proven ability to lead teams
  • Adept at helping team members harness and develop strengths in pursuit of successful outcomes
  • Ability to promote innovative ideas and accept the risks that are required to lead change
  • Ability to translate broad or general concepts into tangible deliverables
  • Ability to make independent decisions; able to assume leadership responsibilities
  • Proven problem-solving skills 
  • Possesses financial acumen
  • Ability to influence others using a variety of approaches with or without positional authority
  • Able to break down large concepts into small deliverable while not losing sight of the overall strategy
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity



B.S. degree in a relevant discipline such as:  Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Micron to administer all human resource actions and benefits without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran's or other legally-protected status. Each manager, supervisor, and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy.

The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters. To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

Keywords: Boise || Idaho (US-ID) || United States (US) || Supply Chain || Experienced || Regular || Manufacturing/Production Operations || *LI-MW1 ||

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

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