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Indirect Regional Supplier Manager - Construction/Design

Boise, ID, US

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Req. ID: 251821 


As an Indirect Regional Supplier Manager, you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations. In this role, you will partner with internal partners to build comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success. You will lead the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related but not limited to cost reduction initiatives, supply base optimization, and contract negotiation. This is accomplished through building and maintaining strategic supplier relationship to meet the category strategy goals and needs.


You will engage in supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate, lead and execute strategies to optimize cost, supply, and quality. Additional responsibilities include negotiating terms, conditions and pricing to demonstrate spend, leading and participating in department projects, serving as a primary contact for industry and regional supplier information. Part of the role is experience in cost estimation or quantity surveying that is needed to understand cost structure of construction/ design projects and perform detailed cost analysis in order to effectively negotiate the project cost.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


Manage Supplier Relationship Regionally

  • Act as primary contact point for assigned suppliers/contractors in assigned category
  • Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues
  • Ensure suppliers follow Micron's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives
  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Executive Leadership
  • Enlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce dedication and involvement from suppliers
  • Be the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply base


Identify and Implement Supplier-Related Savings Levers

  • Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting
  • Provide market intelligence and category price trends to relevant internal partners on a focused schedule
  • Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace
  • Serve as the center of knowledge for assigned category and share knowledge with key partners and members of the category teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution


Drive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining Purchases

  • Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.
  • Coordinate with Category Sourcing Manager (where relevant) or lead sourcing events/RFQ process into bundled negotiation
  • Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations
  • Develop a contract strategy for assigned supplier/contractors create, negotiate, supervise and carry out contracted terms and conditions


Ensure Supplier Performance Management

  • Build a complete supplier performance view and collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers
  • Own and run overall Strategic Supplier relationships within the assigned categories
  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for key regional Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement
  • Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings


Quantity Surveyor Capabilities

  • Construction industry professional with commanding knowledge on construction costs and contracts
  • Responsible for handling all aspects of the contractual and financial side of construction projects
  • Drive the costs on a construction project and help to ensure that the construction project is completed within its projected budget


Procurement Officer Capabilities

  • Responsible for evaluating suppliers/bidders, products, and services
  • Negotiating contracts and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality
  • Prepare and coordinate the tendering process, tender documents, and opening bids
  • Monitor the work rate and payments and ensure it follows contracts
  • Research and identify new products and suppliers
  • Manage a procurement team and work cross functionally across departments
  • Keep up with market trends and make key decisions on what to purchase before building work can get started



Required Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Business Administration, Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study
  • Desired certification or licensing: APICS, PMI, CPM, CPSM, EIT, PE or other related fields of study
  • Experience in Construction, Estimating, Quantity Surveying and Construction Project Procurement and Management preferred
  • 3 years of experience in any of the following:
    • Engineering
    • Purchasing/Procurement
    • Supplier/Partner Relations
    • Contractor or Subcontractor management
    • Supply Chain



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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