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O&M Instrumentation and Controls Supervisor

Boise, ID, US

Req Id: 216062 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life 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.


  • Micron is one of the most popular Fortune 500 companies to work for based on employee input.
  • Micron celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018.
  • Micron is committed to provide quality, innovative and proactive Facilities services through customer collaboration as we strive to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. 


The Facilities O&M Instrumentation/Controls Supervisor at Micron Technology, Inc., is responsible for managing and developing technicians that are responsible to service, maintain, troubleshoot, modify and repair components and equipment for facilities instrumentation and controls systems, for the entire site.  Preferred work history should include PC based PLC, DDC and DCS control systems.


Supervisors are responsible for providing a safe, compliant, and ethical work environment by maintaining current technical knowledge, monitoring for compliance, and actively resolving potential issues. Supervisors are responsible for overseeing and improving area performance by managing staffing, distributing and prioritizing work, and ensuring communication and training completion on safety, legal, and work requirements. They conduct performance appraisals with team members to create goals and development plans that enhances the team members skills and abilities. Other responsibilities include promoting collaboration by supporting, leading, and participating in department and area improvement projects.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: 


Safety & Quality:

  • Ensures the team completes of all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with Micron and Technology Development (TD) safety policies
  • Stops work for safety if unsafe conditions and/or behaviors are identified
  • Utilizes and reviews job hazard analysis (JHA/JSA) for work being performed in their area
  • Ensures the team follows all safety and environmental procedures in compliance with applicable regulations including PPE, CoHe (lockout /tagout) and chemical safety
  • Follows-up on safety and quality related issues immediately and works towards resolution with stakeholders
  • Actively participates in the EHS program by reporting all EHS-related concerns or problems immediately (maximum 24 hours)
  • Performs and facilitates audits and submits good catches
  • Ensures team always wears appropriate PPE, per JHA, manager, EHS professionals, and/or job designation
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to reduce potential hazards which may impact personnel health and/or the environment.
  • Ensures the use of proper lifting techniques and work is performed in an ergonomically correct manner
  • Follows proper change management practices to ensure safety and quality expectations are met
  • Drives quality improvement initiatives in their area to reduce Fab impacts, improve efficiency and identify cost savings
  • Ensures the operation and maintenance of equipment and tools are within manufacturer’s and company guidelines to drive safety and quality expectations
  • Ensures area-specific procedures, documentation, training and certifications are accurate and updated in a timely manner


Communication & Collaboration:

  • Provides team with consistent communication on priorities, goals, performance metrics, company updates, and department expectations to ensure understanding and line of sight
  • Meets face to face with their team and other stakeholders regularly to gather input and build rapport
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders to resolve equipment/process issues, maximize system stability, and drive improvements
  • Attends and participates in meetings and provides input
  • Promotes collaboration and team building across groups and/or shifts
  • Ensures pass down is accurate and reflects the current work status
  • Proactively communicates issues that could cause manufacturing or customer impact
  • Communicates proactively with leaders and stakeholders on the daily priorities and issues


Performance Management:

  • Understands all expectations of the team and holds them accountable
  • Owns and is accountable for the performance and behavior of the area
  • Ensures team members complete all assigned tasks to meet critical deadlines
  • Executes to area, goal and performance milestones and metrics
  • Defines and communicates organizational roles and job descriptions to meet the overall expectations of the team 
  • Coaches and develops team and team members
  • Oversees workforce readiness and proficiency by developing effective training plans and mentors
  • Meets regularly with new hires to ensure expectations are understood and training is progressing successfully
  • Meets regularly with team members to review performance, provide feedback and create development plans utilizing SuccessFactors
  • Partners with team members to create challenging performance & development goals
  • Partners closely with HR partners and knows Micron policies
  • Ensures the area has succession plans for all key positions
  • Provides guidance to identify, develop and promote technical expertise (process, device, equipment, etc.) and innovation
  • Recognizes and rewards team members both privately and publicly for their successes
  • Possesses high energy and a vision for the future with a growth mindset and is a viable candidate for future succession planning over the next ten years
  • Establishes a succession plan for all critical positions


     Area/Technical Performance:

  • Maintains applicable discipline and technical knowledge to make informed decisions and drive area improvements
  • Ensures team maintains required certifications and training to perform area tasks
  • Ensures team completes assigned PMs and work orders in a timely and thorough manner
  • Ensures team maintains equipment and tools in working order
  • Ensures accurate records are maintained on testing and calibrations of equipment
  • Assists with installation, modification, maintenance and/or removal of facilities equipment
  • Develops procedures and training to ensure team performs the work safely, correctly and consistently.
  • Accountable for the area/shift performance and drives team accountability
  • Monitors equipment and area performance to resolve issues and maximize area stability
  • Ensures team identifies and reduces equipment defects to improve quality
  • Uses a systematic problem-solving technique to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Ensures team identifies and resolves chronic equipment alarm issues
  • Identifies and leads projects to improve area and equipment performance
  • Assigns team members new assignments
  • Leads shift/area cost reduction activities
  • Drives a culture of Safety and Quality including TPM, Facilities Disciplines, PM procedures and certifications
  • Maintains applicable discipline knowledge, such as data communications, instrumentation theory, and calibration theory


       Project Management/Planning:

  • Supports or manages area projects to ensure deliverables are completed within required scope and schedule
  • Participates or leads project meetings and completes assigned actions
  • Partners with leader to prioritize project action items
  • Tracks actions and provides escalation path to ensure actions will be completed on time
  • Follows proper business processes for maintaining, installing, modifying, or removing facilities equipment


       Successful Candidates must have the following Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in utilizing area processes and equipment knowledge to make informed decisions
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated success in motivating and maintaining morale of a team
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proven time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, drive, and complete area improvement projects
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a high-paced environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of performance management concepts
  • Strong partnering and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and self-improve


        Education and Experience:

  • Required:   Minimum – Relevant degree (AAS) or appropriate certifications/licensing
  • Preferred:   5 years' experience


Micron is 20 minutes from downtown Boise, Idaho.  Boise is located west of the Rocky Mountains and just north of the Great Basin deserts. The Boise River snakes through the city, and, in the summer, offers up the perfect conditions for river floating. Residents and visitors alike enjoy year-round outdoor adventures including hiking, skiing, cycling and whitewater rafting.  Boiseans enjoy four seasons with average temperatures of 71 degrees in the summer to average temperatures of 32 degrees in the winter. Idaho has one of the lowest crime rates in the country, with only Utah ranking safer in the West.


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
  • On-site cafeterias
  • Micron Health Clinic
  • Fitness Center / Activity rooms
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Micron Corporate Discounts


About Micron


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 leverage 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.


We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.
Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.
To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).
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