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Sr. Operations Researcher

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Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: Boise, ID, US

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 129646 

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.

As Sr. Operations Research Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for developing, directing, and applying advanced mathematical models and techniques that improve and enhance the ability to execute within operations across the company. Your goal is to ensure the proper efficiency, mix and flexibility requirements are in place to ensure Micron's business success. These duties include identifying and leading programs that support strategic and tactical planning and execution activities. You will also be responsible for working with manufacturing site and support team leadership, Supply Chain leadership, and all team members across Global Operations to attain operational excellence in support of Micron’s mission and values.

This will be your opportunity to apply some of the most advanced OR techniques to a large enterprise and measure direct value returned to the company.

You will be expected to be the expert in your field and help apply your knowledge and modeling capability to produces scale-able systems and processes that leverage industry best practices in the pursuit of operational excellence. You will also be in the forefront of applying frontier techniques and toolsets to enable Micron to be the world leader in operational excellence

This position is being offered in Boise, ID, Milpitas, CA, and Singapore



  • Broad knowledge and experience in:
    • Mixed Integer and Linear Programming
    • Graph Theory and Analytics
    • Stochastic Modeling
    • Simulation
  • Above average skills in:
    • Supply Chain and Manufacturing Capacity Planning
    • Shop floor scheduling policies and techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Work with development teams to deliver repeatable/scale-able solutions
    • Comprehend and understand implications to company financials
  • Experience in:
    • Machine Learning and Data Science
  • Strong experience in optimization tools (CPLEX etc..)
  • Solid background in development and process automation
  • Passion for applied modeling and operations research
  • Deep knowledge of semiconductor industry and advanced planning systems like SAP APO or similar systems (Preferred but not required)


Degree/Major: Ph.D in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and/or related field

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 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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Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

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