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Component Engineer - Folsom

Folsom, CA, US

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 262580 


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


As a Strategic Sourcing Component Engineer, we are looking to you to identify, qualify, document and release efficient components from a variety of commodities for our products. In this fast paced and multifaceted organization, it will be vital for you to drive the component selection process and perform your work in a consultative manner as the subject matter expert.


We are looking at the candidate as a self-starter, working well in a diverse, cross functional team. In addition, the candidate is capable of coordinating Design Teams, Strategic Sourcing Managers, Category Managers, and Compliance and Material Engineering groups to resolve issues pertaining to component selection and build comprehensive views of supplier technology roadmaps and capabilities. This tole requires strong attention to detail and delivering a high-quality work product, as well as willingness to tackle new challenges and the ability to adjust and deliver on commitments.

Role Responsibilities & Tasks

The candidate will be responsible for providing component engineering services to the functional engineering and strategic sourcing teams. As a Component Engineer, your focuses are sourcing risk mitigation, compliance, and provide recommendation/mentorship for DFC (design for cost) and DFM (design for manufacturing). This role requires a technical background to achieve effective and long-life component cycle solutions. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:


  • Work closely with Engineering and Strategic Sourcing teams to select electrical components for new projects, such as resistors, capacitors, all passive components, coordinated circuits, connectors, enclosures, etc.
  • Provide support to design teams regarding cost, availability, and technical advantages of various component choices throughout design process
  • BOM ownership and analysis using SAP, Teamcenter and Excel
  • BOM comparisons for accuracy of part selections
  • Provide engineering support for component risk assessments on new designs
  • Offering solutions for 2nd sourcing of components
  • Working with suppliers to develop new products aligned to Micron product needs
  • Provide technical leadership and direction during supplier meetings
  • Sharing of supplier data with Micron Engineering and non-Engineering stakeholders
  • Managing supplier feedback and component details in tracking database
  • Liaise with manufacturing to assure placement capabilities on multi source components
  • Manage BOM health for Micron SSD, Module, Managed NAND and Mobile designs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 1-3 years of Component Engineering industry experience preferred but not required
  • Fundamental understanding of electronic components both passive and active devices
  • Basic understanding of power system devices and design (Buck, Boost and PMIC)
  • Basic understanding of Printed Circuit Board properties and manufacturing process
  • System level PCB design experience through work experience and school projects
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office tools and specifically Excel Required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Schematic/Layout tools: Cadence - HDL Concept & Allegro Viewer preferred
  • Experience with BOM management systems within PLM Systems like Teamcenter preferred
  • Experience with Bug Tracking system like JIRA preferred

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 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.


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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