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Cost Manager - Compute & Networking


Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 286862 


As a Cost Manager @ Micron Technology, Inc. in the Compute and Networking Business Unit (CNBU), you will be chartered with managing cost for CNBU product portfolio. You will build and lead a cross-functional team of key representatives from Global Operations, Finance, Engineering, and BU to develop cost targets and track execution to cost targets. You will be responsible for creating a business process around cost management and manage key cost reduction programs. You will benchmark Micron product cost against competition and will drive key product cost targets into product definition. You will track both media costs and non-media BOM costs to ensure we achieve the highest return on our investments.


The ideal candidate will drive the team towards defining clear business processes, ensuring effective cost data visualization, and tracking ‘design for cost’ metrics. This role requires the ability to apply critical thinking working cross-functionally to drive the best possible outcome.


Your Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Work collaboratively with key team members to develop and establish the multi-year product cost targets and roadmap for achieving best-in-class cost targets.
  • You will work closely with Finance and Operations to ensure you have a good understanding of the various components of cost for CNBU products.
  • Work closely with procurement and engineering to ensure that we achieve leadership in costs for non-memory BOM costs
  • Own and lead cross-functional subject matter experts from across the globe to manage costs from definition to execution to end of life for any given CNBU product including the timely preparation of cost targets and tracking metrics for various stage gates and key product decisions.
  • You will key inputs that help drive product pricing strategies for various products in the portfolio.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define a business process for cost management within CNBU
  • Monitor and work towards a comprehensive understanding of competitor products and their cost breakdown to identify areas for Micron to improve our cost position. Use the learnings to help define leadership cost targets to achieve the highest gross profits for CNBU products.
  • Provide quarterly readout of Best in class cost reviews to executives.
  • Develop metrics for benchmarking project performance. Identify and share BKMs for program and project success
  • Participate in the product management and cost initiative community by contributing to corporate process improvement and act as secondary/back-up product manager for assigned products


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration or a related field with experience in semiconductor or a computing systems company
  • A highly motivated person with strong communication and presentation abilities
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams across multiple sites


About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Micron prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and industry labor standards.


Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.


For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  BOISE || Idaho (US-ID) || United States (US) || CNBU (Compute & Networking Business Unit) || Experienced || Regular || Project/Program Management || #LI-JH1 || Tier 4 || 

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