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Principal Supply Chain Engineer

Boise, ID, US


Req. ID: 219121 



Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, partnership, 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 teamwork while supporting our global community.


As Principal Supply Chain Engineer, you will be supporting the planning and execution systems powering Micron’s multi-billion-dollar semiconductor supply chain. This is a senior position in our “internal consulting” team, which is tasked with leveraging technology, advanced modeling, and process innovations to improve Micron’s end-to-end supply chain. You will be on the front line, tackling the latest business challenges, framing solution options, and ultimately partnering closely with IT teams for implementation and realization. You have a deep understanding of operations research modeling, supply chain and planning best practices, and the ability to adapt both to Micron unique needs.


This role requires you to gain a deep understanding of the Micron supply chain solutions landscape, apply systems thinking to preempt unwanted consequences and identify the quick wins. You possess the command skills needed to socialize these solutions throughout the supply chain organization and get leadership consensus. You are action oriented and able to make steady progress by continuously smashing obstacles. You are able to orchestrate implementation of new system capabilities through cross-functional partnership.


We are a company of engineers and innovators on a journey to strengthen our position as a global leader in memory and storage solutions. We are looking for innovative minds to join us on that journey.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Serve as an expert internal consultant within supply chain on planning solution capabilities and standard methodologies
  • Provide architectural, functional and process guidance on approach and capabilities
  • Support multiple functions including Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Management and Order Fulfillment
  • Deliver large scale, high-value projects within an established delivery methodology
  • Work with and influence cross-functional teams (Operations areas, IT, PMO) to drive successful deployments
  • Help to define, and execute a multi-year supply chain capabilities roadmap


Education Requirements


  • Graduate level degree in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Production Operations, or related field


Professional Experience Required


  • 5+ years of related IT or Supply Chain program/project leadership
  • 5+ years supply chain or planning experience
  • 5+ years supply planning systems experience (Blue Yonder (JDA), Kinaxis, SAP)
  • Experience in implementing any new large-scale enterprise wide supply chain solution
  • Working familiarity with several supply chain tools in supply planning, demand planning, sales and operations planning, order promising and in-depth knowledge in 1 or 2 tools


Professional Experience Preferred


  • 10+ years of experience including leadership in large-scale capability deployments supporting critical business processes
  • Experience with planning in a semiconductor manufacturing environment


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Expert level technical understanding of planning solutions, including Blue Yonder (JDA), Kinaxis, and SAP
  • Strong leadership, communication, consulting and influencing skills
  • Deep knowledge of supply chain best practices
  • Strong systems thinking capability
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Highly self-motivated and outcome oriented
  • Highly action oriented with tenacity to keep the project progressing past obstacles, negotiating scope, or by creative problem solving
  • Program/Project management, with experience leading multiple large projects
  • Supply chain acumen with strong industrial engineering foundation



About Us

As the leader in creative 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 use the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve 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

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