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OSAT Category Supplier Manager

Date: Jan 11, 2018

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron

 

Req. ID: 106903 

 

As a Procurement Category Supplier Manager at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations. In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success. You will lead the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related but not limited to cost reduction initiatives, supply base optimization, and contract negotiation. This is accomplished through building and maintaining strategic supplier relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.

In this role, you will engage in supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate and lead and execute strategies to optimize cost, supply, and quality. Additional responsibilities include negotiating terms, conditions and pricing to leverage spend, leading and participating in department projects, serving as a primary contact for industry and supplier information, and acting as a mentor for other members within the Procurement organization.

 

This role will be responsible for the management of suppliers responsible for outsourcing of component Assembly, Test and Module.

 
Responsibilities and Tasks
 
Manage Supplier Relationship Globally
 
  • Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers in category
 
  • Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers
 
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron’s strategic direction
 
  • Ensure suppliers comply with Micron’s code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives
 
  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Executive Leadership
 
  • Enlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers
 
  • Provide the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply base
 
Identify and Implement Supplier-Related Savings Levers
 
  • Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting
 
  • Provide market intelligence and category price trends to relevant internal stakeholders on a disciplined schedule
 
  • Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace
 
  • Serve as the center of knowledge for assigned category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and members of the category teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution
 
Drive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining Purchases
 
  • Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.
 
  • Coordinate with Category Sourcing Manager (where relevant) or lead sourcing events/RFQ process into bundled negotiation
 
  • Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations
 
  • Develop a contract strategy for suppliers in assigned categories and create, negotiate, monitor and enforce contracted terms and conditions
 
Ensure Supplier Performance Management
 
  • Partner with category team and sites to build comprehensive view of supplier performance
 
  • Collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers
 
  • Own and manage overall Strategic Supplier relationships within the assigned categories
 
  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for Strategic Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement
 
  • Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in any field:  Business, Engineering, Purchasing/Procurement, Supply Chain or Supplier/Partner Relations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work independently or with a cross functional team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Business or communication training
  • Strong relationship skills / ability to “be the face of Micron”
  • Negotiation training or experience
  • Familiar with performance management techniques
  • Experience working in a small team environment
  • Ability to lead without direct authority
  • Experience working at executive levels both internally and externally
  • Professional Procurement Certification (ISM, APICS, other) - preferred

 

Education:

B.S. degree in Buinsess/Business Administration, Management, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field.

M.S./M.B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or related field of study (preferred)

 

GJS: P3-P4

Hiring Manager: Jacky Hoi

Closing Date: Until Filled

Site: MTI, Boise


We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.


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To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).


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