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Senior Manager, Global EMS Subcon Management

Georgetown, 07, MY

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: 254786 


As a Global BE Category Senior Manager at Micron Technology, Inc., you will have a group of Category Supplier Manager (CSM) reporting to you. Under your leadership, you and your team will be responsible as the primary category point of contact for subcon interactions in areas of commercial, capacity planning, performance management, negotiations and key KPI indices.


In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders to build comprehensive view of subcon performance for continued sourcing success. You will lead the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related but not limited to cost reduction initiatives, supply base optimization, and contract negotiation. This is accomplished through building and maintaining strategic subcon relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.


Also, you will engage in subcon benchmarking analysis such as “Should cost” to formulate and lead and execute strategies to optimize cost, supply, and quality. Additional responsibilities include negotiating terms, conditions and pricing to leverage spend, leading and participating in department projects, serving as a primary contact for industry and subcon information, and acting as a mentor for other members within the Procurement organization.




  • Perform all commercial related subjects like pricing, contract management, rebate, subcons qualification and other activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers
  • Own and manage overall Strategic Subcon relationships while effectively resolving subcon performance & capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron’s strategic direction
    • Communicate key subcon management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Executive Leadership
    • Enlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers
  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for Strategic Subcons     and monitor subcon performance against these expectations to ensure continuous subcons improvement.
    • Partner with key internal stakeholders (EMS Solution Materials/MEM) teams to ensure PTP for BOM parity & capacity allocation/forecast planning for Micron products to subcon partners.
    • Ensure subcons comply with Micron’s code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives like RBA compliances
  • Serve as the center of knowledge for assigned Subcon category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and members of the category teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution
    • Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace
    • Provide Subcon market intelligence and Subcon category price trends to relevant internal stakeholders on a disciplined schedule
  • Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace
  • Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings



Qualifications & Experience:

• Minimum 10 years’ experience in Procurement & Supply Chain in Subcon Management  (1st priority), Engineering or Operation (2nd priority) and Business (3rd priority)


Chain or Supplier/Partner Relations

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Able to work independently or with a cross functional team

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications

• Business or communication training

• Strong relationship skills / ability to “be the face of Micron”

• Negotiation training or experience

• Familiar with performance management techniques

• Experience working in a small team environment

• Ability to lead without direct authority

• Experience working at executive levels both internally and externally

• Professional Procurement Certification (ISM, APICS, other) – preferred



• B.S. degree in Buinsess/Business Administration, Management, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field.

• M.S./M.B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or related field of study (preferred) Site: Penang


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

Keywords:  Georgetown || Pulau Pinang (MY-07) || Malaysia (MY) || Backend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || #LI-MP3 || Tier 5 || 

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