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Director, NAND Program Management

San Jose, CA, US

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: 228521 


The Micron Operational Excellence team seeks a Director of Program Management for our NAND and Managed NAND products.  This role reports directly to the Vice-President of the organization.


The mission of the Operational Excellence organization is to optimize Micron’s performance through the transformation, implementation and execution of business processes and best practices. 


We do so with teams focused on:


  • Optimal node subscription through supporting die selection and product development processes from product concept to customer (DRAM/NAND PMOs)
  • Synchronizing Product Lifecycle management efforts
  • Orchestrating supply-demand allocations and related business processes and analytics
  • Driving margin efficiency improvements


We strive to ensure that Micron develops the right products in a timely and efficient manner, while optimizing for enterprise profitability, segment mix, and inventory, in collaboration with key stakeholders across Technology Product Group, Global Operations, Business Unites, Sales and Finance. 


In this role, the NAND and MNAND PMO Director will lead a team of approximately 10 program managers who have responsibilities to run NAND and Managed NAND programs.  This role will directly interface with the Business Unit CVP and General Managers as well as executives across our engineering, supply chain, finance and quality organizations.  This person will be chartered with leading cross functional teams to align on critical decisions such as which products we develop to ramp our technology nodes.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Develop and implement strategy to align best practices for NAND based products and solutions across the cross functional teams at Micron
  • Drive best known methods for program, project and portfolio management 
  • Work with the cross functional leadership team to lead the NAND alpha die selection process for the company
  • Lead strategy and processes to ensure alignment for NAND die selection and NAND solutions portfolio across Manufacturing, Tech Dev, Engineering and the BU’s
  • Run a quarterly interlock on NAND portfolio decisions and execution
  • Drive efforts to ensure we are successfully launching technology nodes; incorporating risk mitigation to ensure nodes are fully subscribed
  • Provide leadership and direction in the face of uncertainty, change, and aggressive deadlines
  • Lead the review of key programs with senior leaders
  • Support and mentor program managers, which may include a mix of dotted-line and direct reporting program managers, depending on the specific requirements of the given program
  • Assist program managers in all aspects of program management, from benefits identification and requirements gathering to implementation and benefits realization
  • Foster teamwork and drive escalation and resolution of issues including cost and resourcing issues, as needed
  • Manage key partners and incorporate feedback for continual improvement of program management
  • Communicate with customers at various levels including senior executives, engineering, and product marketing to convey our capabilities and vison while understanding their challenges and requirements


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business, or other related field of study
  • Professional Project Management (PMP) certification preferred
  • 12+ years in the role of a product engineer, senior project manager or engineering management



  • Building solid relationships with senior executives across various business units and cross functional organizations within Micron
  • Demonstrated ability to translate strategy to action; influence, negotiation, change management and presentation
  • Excellent communication skills in a wide array of situational settings from c-level interaction to core team members, imparting both vison and execution focus
  • Proven ability to build and lead integrated teams from various internal and external organizations across geographies
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning, communication, and presentation skills
  • Effective consultative and influencing approach
  • Willing and able to challenge customers and stakeholders to better understand their needs
  • Ability to promote innovative ideas and accept the risks that are required to lead change
  • Ability to translate broad general concepts into tangible deliverables
  • Ability for independent decision making, and to assume higher-level leadership responsibilities in critical situations


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

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