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INBOUND SUPPLY MATERIALS BUYER( 0 - 3 years experience)

Date: May 31, 2019

Location: Malaysia Penang, 07, MY

Company: Micron

Req. ID: 129343 

Recruiter: Wei Shan Ang 

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 the ISM Materials Buyer, your main responsibility will be to ensure availability of supply and execute to a holistic inventory management strategy and shortage mitigation across different sites in Micron.

Do you have a passion in building a career in procurement? Would you like to be part of Micron startup team in Penang? We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our global team dedicated to this function. As a ISM Materials Planner, you will be responsible to ensure the ordering, consignment and On Time Delivery of Materials required at that location. This includes expediting and escalation of delivery issues as required to ensure continuity of manufacturing operations. Order adjustments with suppliers, moving urgent common parts across different sites due to scheduling or availability changes will also be part of the scope. Ensuring consistent inventory stocking levels through safety stocks, re-order and lead times maintenance, management of inventory write-offs, site to site transfer (STO) and enable automation of non-MRP driven inventory PO placement and metrics reporting with driven root cause and action.

Other responsibilities include ensuring department compliance to company policies and departmental procedures. You will be responsible for providing input back to leadership on the building and implementing department strategies, processes, and policy through active participation on teams and projects.

Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Supply Fulfillment Execution

  • Manage Delivery Scheduling and Order Release
  • Ensure sufficient materials to support build plans - schedule right quantity of material from a vendor for arrival at specified date at specified site
  • Support pull in requests that has impact to wafer loading, and expedite deliveries
  • Update orders to support site pull-ins, build adds/expedites, or push-outs as required by site build schedule
  • Block materials due to quality issues; release or reorder based upon MRB

Inventory Management Execution

  • Work with direct and cross-functional teams to implement and execute global inventory strategic direction for Back End manufacturing sites
  • Implement recommended actions to achieve targets for global inventory value, turns, safety stock and replenishment points.
  • Implement inventory specific savings levers such as vendor stocking, supplier managed, or consignment programs
  • Execute the implementation of inventory strategies and compliance and participate in the resolution of any constraints or issues

Collaborate with Stakeholders, Procurement Partners, and Suppliers on Materials Management Strategies

  • Ensure internal customers requirements are met
  • Sustain effective communication with partners

Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment

  • Maintain knowledge of and apply company safety, labor and ethics policies
  • Communicate requirements and expectations to leaders and external partners

Execute Improvement Plan

  • Participate in implementation of improvement strategies and be dedicated in recommending solutions to constraints or issues


Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Business Administration/Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Related field of study


0 - 3 years of experience. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply


  • Possesses analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and influencer
  • Able to learn quickly
  • Good teammate
  • Able to work independently or with a cross functional team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Knowledge of SAP will be added advantage

Working Location: Penang, Batu Kawan

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:  Malaysia Penang || Pulau Pinang (MY-07) || Malaysia (MY) || Backend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || #LI-MH2 || Tier 3 || 

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