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Date: Oct 8, 2017

Location: Taichung, TXG, TW

Company: Micron

Req. ID: 85864 

As the Inbound Supply Management (ISM) Director of Supply Fulfillment at Micron, you will lead the Global Supply Fulfillment teams at all Micron Front End and Back End manufacturing locations to ensure the availability of Spares and Materials and the integrity of Micron’s MRP systems. This includes expediting and escalation of delivery issues as required to ensure continuity of manufacturing operations.


In this role you will help drive configuration and implementation of Micron’s MRP improvements as well as develop and execute a holistic improvement strategy across all Front End and Back End manufacturing locations in coordination with other Global ISM leaders. You will manage implementation of this global improvement strategy by establishing site-specific implementation timing, identifying required implementation resources and developing communication channels and tools to introduce the new strategy. In addition, you will develop and lead the teams at each site through the Supply Fulfillment Regional Managers to implement these improvements while maintaining current day to day operational activities


You will lead the development of the improvement strategy by starting an assessment of current and future needs, an analysis of market and company trends, perform benchmarking of world-class approaches, and identify opportunities to leverage changes in processes, systems and product/services. Then prioritize and manage global implementation based upon estimating timing and level of savings capture.


Additional responsibilities include helping to establish within ISM a culture of continuous improvement in our global processes with a relentless focus on ensuring continuity of supply to the manufacturing operations. This includes crisp communication protocols, clear role and responsibility understanding, and concise, leading metrics.


Expectations include ensuring department compliance to company policies and departmental procedures. You will provide global leadership for building and implementing department strategies, processes, and policy through active oversight of your functional teams & projects, mentor area leaders through collaboration, and the development of sustainably successful solutions. You will also be responsible for conveying corporate business initiatives, aligning team and individual goals to business objectives, and driving overall high performance within your team and the department.


Responsibilities and Tasks

Build and Execute Strategic Improvement Plan


  • Work with direct and cross-functional teams to plan ISM Supply Fulfillment global strategic direction for FE & BE manufacturing sites with a focus on an effective enterprise wide MRP system
  • Recommend resource levels across global ISM Supply Fulfillment projects and functions
  • Manage the implementation of improvement strategies and participate in the resolution of any constraints or issues
  • Deliver savings and scorecard metric targets
  • Communicate global status, trends, and results to the ISM Director along with all pertinent stakeholders


Lead ISM Supply Fulfillment Regional Managers


  • Support building of the right global ISM Supply Fulfillment team (recruitment, training, staffing, and retention)
  • Present strategic plan for global ISM Supply Fulfillment optimization and report status
  • Build consensus on strategic plan and refine (as required)
  • Provide input on procurement initiatives
  • Assist ISM Director in building an integrated strategic plan
  • Represent Micron in industry and professional forums


Interface with Stakeholders, Procurement Partners, and Suppliers on Global ISM Supply Fulfillment Strategies

  • Ensure stakeholder requirements met
  • Communicate strategic goals, supply fulfillment plans, initiatives and targets to stakeholders, suppliers, and global procurement teams
  • Maintain relationships with senior executives
  • Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders


Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions

  • Develop and maintain expertise in global ISM Supply Fulfillment operations through relationships with stakeholders, suppliers, and recognition of industry trends.
  • Implement processes to monitor stakeholder satisfaction
  • Drive customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Procurement
  • Maintain close interaction with procurement category teams to ensure category-related needs are addressed
  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide advice to senior and executive management on strategic decisions related to the category


Manage Team Member/Group Performance

  • Develop a high performing team
  • Establish job responsibilities and performance and development goals for direct reports
  • Collect, review, and provide verbal and written performance feedback to continuously develop your team
  • Monitor and oversee individual and team performance
  • Coach, mentor and develop current and future Micron leaders
  • Provide consultation to ensure conflict resolution
  • Establish strategies to provide and support recognition



Build an Effective Team

  • Establish department objectives, assist with aligning roles and responsibilities, and provide line of sight to company strategic objectives
  • Prioritize objectives, remove barriers, and drive for accountability
  • Manage team staffing and succession
  • Assess talent and develop talent management strategies to execute to organizational objectives
  • Support learning opportunities within department and plan development opportunities for direct reports
  • Empower team members and promote teamwork
  • Promote partnerships across functional areas and customer groups
  • Lead special projects, department initiatives, and mentor cross functional teams


Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment

  • Maintain knowledge of and apply company safety, labor, and ethics policies
  • Communicate requirements and expectations to leaders and external stakeholders
  • Ensure execution of mandatory training for organization
  • Identify and resolve and / or report potential safety, security, and labor issues




  • Minimum of 15 years of experience related to tactical Procurement and inbound logistics related activities, including forecasting, ordering, ABC classifications, and expediting.
  • Previous experience with deployment and use of global MRP system
  • Demonstrated success in leading global and regional teams
  • Previous participation in global project deployment including change management and successful implementation practices


Site: Bendemeer Road, Singapore or Taiwan


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).

Keywords:  Taichung || Taichung City (TW-TXG) || Taiwan (TW) || Backend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || Not Applicable ||

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