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Global Supply Chain New Product Introduction Planner

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Date: Aug 19, 2019

Location: Hashimoto, 14, JP

Company: Micron

 

Req. ID: 138056 

 

As the GSC (Global Supply Chain) NPI (New Product Introduction) Planner at Micron Technology, you will be responsible to execute all facets of planning and delivering customer samples as well as coordinating engineering resource requirements. You will own the processes and coordinate tool and process development that enables Micron to deliver samples on time to customer commits as well as internal engineering needs. You will execute strategies that allow Micron to be an agile supplier that considers demand, quality, yield, and EPT (Expected Process Time) variances. You will work closely with the backend Manufacturing sites, Business Units, and engineering teams to ensure key process time, equipment, and yield assumptions are understood, and drive the proper equipment resources to deliver engineering and customer product on time.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and deploy NPI software tools for backend manufacturing teams

  • Determine functionality gap and what is needed to fill those gaps
  • Engage IT (Information Technology) to provide requirements for the software tools
  • Perform user acceptance testing on software changes
  • Prioritize IT work
  • Provide training on tool deployment for Micron team members (Product Engineering, Central Teams, Backend Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain)

 

Develop and deploy backend NPI processes

  • Develop backend NPI processes that satisfy customer demands by commit date
  • Collaborate with other organizations to drive end to end NPI processes
  • Drive specific business processes to backend manufacturing sites
  • Develop initial metrics
  • Deploy processes to all the stakeholders
  • Identify who is accountable, responsible, consulted, informed (ARCI) for NPI activities

 

Deploy NPI commit process to global backend manufacturing sites

  • Train and align backend manufacturing sites to new commit processes and tool functionality
  • Monitor usage and functionality of new processes
  • Provide auditing and governance of commit process
  • Create reporting of metrics

 

Provide NPI planning and execution

  • Review capacity constraints
  • Drive OCAP (Operating Capital) changes based on capacity constraints
  • Provide input to other NPI related business processes
  • Monitor, manage, and drive site and engineering execution
  • Communicate priority changes from Business Units and engineering to backend manufacturing sites
  • Facilitate site to site equipment and material moves to support NPI
  • Provide site level build plans
  • Provide forecasted NPI requirements for external subcontractors

 

Manage backend NPI processes

  • Develop and manage the backend NPI network through metrics
  • Evaluate and deploy BKMs (Best Known Methods) to drive NPI process improvements
  • Maintain existing documentation

 

Collaborate with global stakeholders

  • Facilitate consistent execution on project scope, requirements, deliverables, testing and implementation
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of escalated issues and provide clear problem understanding for resolution
  • Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Represent backend NPI in global meetings

 

Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment

  • Comply with company safety, labor, and ethics policies
  • Encourage a culture of safety and recognize contributions made to supporting a safe work environment
  • Participate in process improvement activities
  • Identify errors before they get to the next step
  • Provide timely feedback when quality, safety, or ethical issues arise
  • Follow and support company-wide and department safety procedures to maintain a clean, safe, and accident-free work environment

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree and above, field open (ideally: Business, Business Administration or Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related field of study) or relevant experience
  • Below 2 years working experience, field open (ideally: Purchasing/Procurement, Engineering, or Supply Chain)
  • Proficient in English & Japanese, in terms of oral/written communication
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be a persuasive advocate
  • Collaboration skills with peers in global category and stakeholder teams
  • Able to work independently or with a cross functional team
  • Demonstrated relationship management, analytical & problem-solving skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications (knowledge of Should-Cost modeling, TCO concepts and strategic sourcing process would be an advantage)
  • Able to work in Kanagawa-ken, Sagamihara-shi, Hashimoto

 

 

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


Keywords:  Hashimoto || Kanagawa (JP-14) || Japan (JP) || Supply Chain || College || Regular || Supply Chain/Logistics || #LI-TY1 || Tier 3 || 


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