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Technology Development Supplier Development Manager

Date: Aug 21, 2018

Location: Higashi-Hiroshima, 34, JP

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 116322 

As a Technology Development (TD) Supplier Development Manager (SDM) at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for the development, alignment, and execution of long range Global Procurement strategies which enable the TD team to meet future technology requirements. You will be a member of the Global Procurement Capital Category team and will participate in global supplier relationships in support of Global Category strategies.

The Global TD Supplier Development Manager will lead the development and implementation of strategies related to Capital Equipment that is the first of its kind. These strategies will focus on technology development and can include supplier sourcing and selection, supply base management, market analysis, forecast projections, supply chain risk assessment, technology and quality expectations, total cost of ownership parameters, and information transfer to the Capital Category Team.


The Global TD SDM will negotiate not-to-exceed total cost of ownership parameters which may include capital equipment or materials costs, operating costs models, materials consumption, and equipment productivity and performance requirements.


In this role, you will partner with Capital Category Team, Micron Operations Central Team, and TD Management teams to enable Micron to meet business plan requirements by optimizing cost structure, ensuring quality standards, and securing a reliable supply chain.


Role Responsibilities & Tasks


Supplier and Business Management

  • Manage Global TD Supplier Relationships
  • Partner with Engineering to communicate Technology Roadmap Requirements
  • Interact with Micron and Supplier executives


New Supplier Sourcing and Selection

  • Support Micron Supplier Qualification Process
  • Assess Supply Chain Risk and Business Continuity Assessment
  • Communicate Micron Supplier Quality Requirement Documentation
  • Publish Financial and Legal Risk Profile for new Suppliers
  • Sourcing in accordance with Micron Capital Category Strategies


Market Analysis

  • Identify potential new Suppliers
  • Monitor Supply & Demand Dynamics
  • Disseminate Competitive Landscape information
  • Negotiations and Agreements
  • Manage Procurement Strategies for new Materials or Equipment (creation, stakeholder input, communication, and execution)
  • Execute documentation (NDA, SOW, CDA, JDP
  • Evaluate Agreements) in support of TD development efforts


Negotiate Total Cost of Ownership projections and commitments

  • Utilize current supplier performance information to secure improvements for future performance
  • Provide input in to Global Supplier Strategies
  • Coordinate with TD, WWOPs and Procurement team members


Procurement Transfer Package

  • Communicate Total Cost of Ownership projections and commitments
  • Coordinate Forecast Projections for new Materials and Equipment
  • Partner with Engineering to establish Equipment and Materials Specifications
  • Ensure two-way interaction with HVM GCM and OCT team members





Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

• Business

• Business Administration/Management

• Engineering

• Supply Chain

• Related field of study



• Master's Degree or equivalent experience




8 years’ experience in any of the following:

• Purchasing/Procurement

• Engineering

• Supply Chain


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).

Keywords:  Higashi-Hiroshima || Hiroshima (JP-34) || 日本 (JP) || Technology Development || Experienced || Regular || Supply Chain/Logistics || Not Applicable ||

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