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GP Indirect Regional Supplier Manager

Lehi, UT, US


Req. ID: 174042 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, 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 an Indirect Regional Supplier Manager you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations. In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier 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 supplier relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.

In this role, you will engage in supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate, 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 regional supplier information

Role Responsibilities & Tasks 
Manage Supplier Relationship Regionally
Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers in category
Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers
Maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron's strategic direction
Ensure suppliers comply with Micron's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives
Communicate key supplier 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
Provide the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply base

Identify and Implement Supplier-Related Savings Levers 
Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting
Provide market intelligence and 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
Serve as the center of knowledge for assigned category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and members of the category teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution

Drive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining Purchases 
Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.
Coordinate with Category Sourcing Manager (where relevant) or lead sourcing events/RFQ process into bundled negotiation
Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations
Develop a contract strategy for suppliers in assigned categories and create, negotiate, monitor and enforce contracted terms and conditions

Ensure Supplier Performance Management 
Partner with stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier performance
Collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers
Own and manage overall Strategic Supplier relationships within the assigned categories
Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for key regional Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement
Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings



Required: Bachelor Degree in Business, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study
Desired certification: APICS, PMI, CPM, CPSM, or other related fields of study


Minimum 3 years experience in Procurement and Supply Chain

Experience in construction procurement 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 enhance 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/San Jose only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


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:  Lehi || Utah (US-UT) || United States (US) || Supply Chain || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || #LI-MR2 || Tier 4 || 

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