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Material Quality Engineer

Manassas, VA, US


Req. ID: 271581 


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.


This position will be at Micron’s Northern Virginia facility in Manassas, where Micron will invest $3 billion dollars to expand production. As part of the expansion, Micron will establish a global research and development center in Manassas for memory and storage solutions primarily focused on the automotive, industrial and networking markets.


Incoming Quality Material Engineer

Job Description: As an Incoming Quality Material Engineer at Micron Technology Inc., you are responsible for the design, implementation, and monitoring of control and mitigation plans to reduce risk to product from incoming materials. You will be responsible for maintaining a risk assessment of incoming materials, and leading multi-functional improvement teams to reduce this risk. This includes, but is not limited to, hosting meetings with suppliers, proposing capital plans to global teams, leading the implementation of global findings locally, and researching and proposing new global initiatives. This team member will benefit from knowledge in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials engineer, and semiconductor processing.

Job Responsibilities:

Quantify risk to product from incoming materials.

Lead identified risk reduction projects.

Lead implementation of key global projects for detection and mitigation.

Design and Improve tracking of compliance to control plan.

Research best solutions for control plan gaps, such as instrumentation and filtration technologies, and propose solutions for global alignment, capital, and pilot programs.

Required Skills:

Technical understanding of raw materials and the background to predict the effect of impurities on production with process experts.

Can demonstrate effective collaboration with others.

Versed in problem solving methodologies such as 8D.

Knowledgeable of FMEA and Control Plan Operations.

Self-disciplined to keep organized and track multiple plans.

Tenacious approach to learning, and process improvement.

Education and Experience:

MS degree in Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Material Science or 5 years’ experience working in relevant field.

About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit

Micron believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Micron recruits, hires, trains, promotes, disciplines and provides other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, or expression, age, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, marital status or other classifications protected under law or Company policy. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices. 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.

Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (combined sick-leave and vacation time), Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Training, Workplace Wellness Program, Micron Health Clinic, Fitness Center membership/Activity Rooms, 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:  Manassas || Virginia (US-VA) || United States (US) || Frontend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Engineering || #LI-JH1; Not Applicable || Tier 4 || 

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