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NPI Samples Planner

India, TG, IN


Req. ID: 221142 


New Product Introduction (NPI) Samples Planner


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, partnership, 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 collaboration while supporting our global community.


Job Description


As a NPI Samples Planner within the Global Supply Chain NPI organization you will be responsible for direct planning and manufacturing execution support of new products from an early plan phase through production ramp. You will be partnering with stakeholders and organizations across a global enterprise that include but are not limited to Supply Chain Operations Leads, Procurement, and various Manufacturing & Product Engineering teams. Your primary goals are to align these teams to an NPI production plan via enterprise planning systems while closely monitoring timely execution of internal and external customer sampling requirements.


Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Collaborate with engineering and business teams to collect NPI demand. Ensure specific requirements are understood and documented.
  • Monitor and validate master data completeness and accuracy (parts and BOMs).
  • Validate information required to generate an accurate supply response, including yields, cycle time, site loading, capacity boundary conditions, etc.
  • Employ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to produce a weekly build plan that meets the business need.
  • Confirm manufacturing teams reserve capacity and purchase direct materials to support NPI needs.
  • Bring awareness of supply shortages and capacity constraints to appropriate stakeholders. Resolve supply gaps where possible.
  • Transfer responsibilities to high-volume planners after product has launched.


Successful candidate for this position will have:


  • Understanding of supply chain concepts; APICS-CPIM certification a plus.
  • Familiarity with semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with project management best practices; PMP certification a plus.
  • Experience with ERP systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft tools, demonstrating advanced excel skills.
  • Experience working with metrics & analytics.
  • Experience leading process improvements.
  • Ability to translate broad or general concepts into tangible deliverables.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Effective presentation and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to influence others using a variety of approaches with or without positional authority.
  • Comfort in taking care of ambiguity.
  • Excellent verbal communication and written skills.
  • Must be highly organized and ambitious.




Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field of study, or equivalent experience. Master's degree will be an advantage.




1 to 2 years of experience in an operations-related role, such as planning, forecasting, manufacturing, logistics, procurement, or related experience is preferred. Recent College graduates are welcome to apply.


About Us


As the leader in creative 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 use the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve communication around the world.



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.

Keywords:  India || Telangana (IN-TG) || India (IN) || Supply Chain || Entry || Regular || Engineering || #LI-RR1 || Tier 3 || 

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