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Industrial Engineer - Capacity

Boise, ID, US


Req. ID: 259825 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, teamwork, 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.


An IE Capacity engineer is part of the Industrial Engineering (IE) Planning Team and is responsible for Area capacity, capital, and space planning, to analyze and optimize the strategic plan for all Technology Development (TD) product families. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Completes all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with Micron and Technology Development (TD) safety policies
  • Follows all safety and environmental procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Reports all safety-related concerns or problems immediately to the appropriate individual (Emergency Response Team, Supervision, etc.)
  • Performs audits and submits good catches on safety issues



  • Partners closely with IE Modeling to discuss model changes to understand why capacity will be impacted and Layout Coordinators to optimize Area space.
  • Coordinates Area team on capital justifications and planning driven assumption changes
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders on future production and development wafers, capacity, and space planning
  • Partners closely with the Process Development Engineering (PDE), Manufacturing Development Engineering (MDE), Operations Development Engineering (ODE), Procurement, and Facilities stakeholders to keep updated on strategic area plans, priorities, and projects


Project Management/Planning

  • Designs and coordinates projects with several different departments
  • Creates timelines with milestones for complex tasks and projects
  • Minimizes duplication through effective planning
  • Adjusts plans based on execution to milestones and factors in capabilities when setting plans


Technical/Data Analysis

  • Applies IE concepts to capacity analysis, constraint management, and space planning
  • Evaluates what-if scenarios representing changes to capacity metrics and partners with engineering to understand the impact of the changes
  • Uses experience and observations to design experiments to get to the root cause on issues
  • Analyzes and interprets internal and external data sources to suggest capacity changes
  • Incorporates experience and observations to design experiments to determine necessary area changes
  • Drives action through effective data and clear communication



Successful Candidates must have the following Qualifications:

  • Excellent multi-tasking, time-management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Proven ability to communicate complex analysis in a succinct, clear, and actionable manner
  • Proven ability to plan, drive and complete projects effectively
  • Proven skills in working effectively with team members from different disciplines
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be detailed oriented and able to follow complex procedures
  • Proven ability to prioritize responsibilities and manage multiple tasks
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel and Power Point
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and self-improve
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop, propose, and implement effective plans to improve overall efficiency
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and efficiently facilitate meetings and project teams
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving skills with ability to troubleshoot complex problems and address root causes
  • Strong partnering and team-working skills
  • Proven ability in multi-tasking complex projects
  • Proven ability to communicate and present technical information effectively
  • Advanced data extraction, analysis, and reporting skills
  • Advanced understanding of statistics
  • Advanced understanding of area tool configurations, capabilities, processes, and mechanical functionality
  • Advanced understanding of manufacturing science (scheduling, inventory management, capacity planning, etc.)
  • Demonstrated skill at prioritizing area projects for engineering and production based on capacity and cycle time needs
  • Intermediate understanding of database management methods and techniques
  • Preferred skills in computer science (SQL, python, etc)  


Education and Experience

  • Required: BS in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Production Operations Management (POM), equivalent degree, or relevant experience
  • Preferred: MS in an Engineering Field
  • Preferred: Demonstrated engineering internship

About Us

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands - Micron, Crucial and Ballistix - we offer the industry's broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today's major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to demonstrate the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.

Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


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.

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) || Technology Development || Entry || Regular || Engineering || Not Applicable || Tier 3 || 

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