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Director/Sr. Director Equipment Technology Development

Boise, ID, 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: 286861 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.

As Director/Sr. Director for Equipment Technology Development you will lead a team of exceptional leaders and engineers towards enabling next generation equipment technology that drives competitive leadership in time to solution, equipment intelligence, productivity, and cost.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Safety/Sustainability. Be a leader for safety and sustainability in all aspects of Micron equipment roadmapCost competitiveness – Accelerate path to Micron’s technology and cost leadership in the industry. Deliver on hardware and productivity solutions to meet NAND and DRAM business plan
  • Technology development and transfer execution– Deliver equipment solutions at right cadence. Transfer FOAK/Legacy Unique hardware to manufacturing and accelerate equipment maturity in support of ramp and TTMCY
  • Innovation agenda – Drive innovation mind set into organization. Align area and vendor roadmaps with Micron’s technology roadmap. Deliver unique IP
  • Collaboration excellence – Effectively partners with HVM, OCT, PDE, MDE, Operations, Vendors, others stakeholders to deliver benchmark equipment performance
  • Pathfinding – Identify new strategic hardware partnership opportunities, drive existing ones, navigate complex relationships, and manage progress of joint development projects
  • Talent development and retention – Develop internal leadership and equipment/component expertise. Attract and retain best equipment experts in the world. Utilize effective performance management, succession planning, training, and leadership development to grow the team
  • Benchmarking – Understand competitive landscape, benchmark Micron’s equipment performance, drive improvements based on benchmarking, Industry knowledge
  • PR&D Leadership – Focus on the collective team morale, organizational effectiveness, succession planning, D&I, TD infrastructure, and building a sense of pride for the site overall.


Required Skills

  • Equipment excellence in an area
  • Benchmarking, Understanding of equipment trends, knowledge of competitive positioning
  • Track record of accelerating equipment deliverables, challenging vendors, accelerating time to performance, productivity, and cost solution
  • Detailed understanding of process and hardware interactions in memory process technology
  • Experience in identifying problems and implementing effective, creative solutions
  • Skilled in establishing goals and driving the necessary results
  • Demonstrated record of executing against goals with a true senior leader mindset (e.g., builds a disciplined environment, knows when to get in the details vs. delegate)
  • Effective in balancing priorities between near term deliverables and longer term opportunities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with multiple customers and simultaneous project deadlines
  • Ability to communicate to broad teams
  • Effective management of large expense and capex budgets
  • Proven ability to develop leaders and individual contributors with growth mindset and enable them to reach their full potential
  • Team-building skills, ability to delegate, motivate, and assist direct report in reaching their goals
  • Proven ability to give honest, tough, but productive feedback to the team, and be willing to receive it yourself

Required Experience/Education:

  • BS in Engineering and 10 years of semiconductor process and equipment engineer experience (exemption with 15 years of semiconductor process and equipment engineering and development experience)


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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