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Procurement Operations Director - Technology Development

Date: Nov 26, 2017

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 94405 

As a Global Procurement Operations Director you will be responsible for the vision and management of a Procurement Functional Area to enable superior service delivery, a high performing team and the development of current and future Micron leaders. In this role you will be responsible for leading a large global team responsible for all the Procurement operations, which includes multiple functions within the Purchase order to Pay service. You will partner with multiple stakeholder groups and the Global Procurement Category teams to ensure the services are transformed and delivered to move the business forward.

You will establish and monitor department performance metrics and oversee functional area metrics to identify and implement continual improvement opportunities. You will collaborate with stakeholders to deliver strategic solutions. You will maintain close interaction with suppliers and internal business partners to ensure needs are addressed while fostering a customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Procurement.

Other responsibilities include ensuring department compliance to company policies and regulations, as well as departmental procedures. You will provide leadership for building and implementing department strategies, processes, and policy through active oversight of functional teams and projects, and mentor functional leaders through collaboration and the development of sustainably successful solutions. You will also be responsible for conveying corporate business initiatives, providing direction thereof, and driving a clear understanding of line of site.

 Participate in process management activities as defined by corporate


Role Responsibilities & Tasks

 Set Strategy and Vision

  • Communicate and align strategy with Procurement VP and VP of Supply Chain
  • Set and maintain multi-year strategy roadmaps based on business needs and supplier landscape
  • Provide advice to senior and executive management on strategic decisions 
  • Align internal strategies and communicate line of sight to corporate strategic objectives
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions
  • Communicate the corporate business environment and initiatives and provide direction

 Develop and monitor department performance to plan

  • Manage specific projects and track implementation and results
  • Develop, communicate, and monitor department performance metrics
  • Collaborate with peers to construct global solutions to department and category issues
  • Be accountable for internal budgets and promote continuous cost reduction and quality improvement

Lead customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Procurement

  • Maintain close interaction with business partners to ensure category-related needs addressed
  • Identify and understand department service requirements
  • Guide functional services with peer group and internal global partners
  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders




  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Related field of study


  • Master’s Degree
  • Business Administration/Management, Engineering



The following are examples of experiences to help prepare a team member for the GP Operations Director role.

  • Working with executives, senior leaders and stakeholders across organizational boundaries and geographies
  • Translation of business needs them into actionable plans, and resources
  • Leading a wide range of global initiatives with global teams
  • Development of high performing Global teams
  • Customer orientation
  • Experience leading a Procurement back-office function Globally and direct materials planning and scheduling organization
  • SAP and ARIBA, including the deployment of P2P and Catalog tools


  • 10+ years’ experience in any of the following:
  • International Business
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Materials Management
  • SAP/Ariba PO to Pay & E-Catalog Experience

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.

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).

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Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

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