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Director - DRAM Process Integration (TD)

Date: Apr 12, 2018

Location: Higashi Hiroshima, 34, JP

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 106581 


As Director of DRAM Process Integration for Micron, you would be responsible for overall success and technology enablement of DRAM technology nodes by enabling device technology solutions.  The individual in this role is responsible for setting technology roadmap for DRAM that enables a competitive scaling of DRAM technology node and through collaboration with internal global teams delivers advanced DRAM technology solutions. Through research and development s/he drives technical innovations in array access transistor and memory cell capacitor in the pursuit of process capability.  S/he utilizes innovative and strategic methods of DRAM development by looking at novel approaches including development of new process materials, equipment development, enabling advanced process development, control strategy.

The Director enables the resolution of complex integration issues through process development solutions with corroborating with Process team.  The incumbent sets strategic roadmaps that are in line with competing technologies.

They define and lead complex, multi-disciplinary teams of critical importance to the organization and the future of the company.  Sets group objectives in alignment with R&D objectives and take responsibility for group deliverables.

The Director of DRAM Process Integration will promote innovation and drive for changes in current industry practice that will provide Micron with a technical advantage over its competition.  S/he drives area level development and may lead large projects that promote strategic technology success and that improve process margin, yield, cost, and performance compared to current generation products.

They will also provide detailed, expert analysis to team members and managers on project, technical or innovation issues.  Director is accountable and responsible for development capital budgets and ensures that strategic resources are in place in support of future technodes.  This individual is also responsible for transferring technologies into manufacturing and maintaining process and equipment alignment across multiple technologies.  They will use their technical and managerial expertise to guide the group towards achieving overall area objectives.  Projects have global reach both inside and outside of Micron.


Additional Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Manage and Direct DRAM Process Integration Team in Hiroshima, Japan.
  • Responsible for device and process development for DRAM key technologies.
  • Work with manufacturing fabs to facilitate successful transfer of new technology.
  • Mentor, develop and motivate senior leaders
  • Maintain efficient and effective allocation of resources to ensure optimal performance of the team
  • Demonstrate effective technology decision making.
  • Provide guidance and direction in setting the company’s Technology Roadmaps.
  • Provide technical leadership that influences and sets company direction.
  • Be fully aware of the competitive landscape and the threat to Microns strategy.
  • Represent Technology Development in providing cross functional/department leadership.
  • Work effectively with other department leaders to drive company strategy and initiatives
  • Develop and communicate R&D strategic objectives.
  • Understand the impact and implications of R&D strategy to the overall company strategy and ensure alignment.
  • Review, establish and prioritize projects/processes that support R&D objectives and enhance the organization’s performance.
  • Maintain area procedures and training required to ensure legal compliance and conformance to management system.



  • At least 10 years of experience in Semiconductor industry; at least 10 years in R&D preferred
  • Managed PI team during tenure
  • Managed R&D budget
  • Established experience in hiring skilled individuals, setting strategy for large groups, proven track record of technology execution, and understanding of R&D to manufacturing transfer
  • Master’s Degree in Materials Science or Electrical/Chemical/Mechanical Engineering or related fields in similar disciplines; Ph.D preferred


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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