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Sr. Manager- SSD DFM

Penang, 07, MY


Req. ID: 180781 


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 a Senior SSD DFM Expert, you will be responsible for doing the DFM activities on new SSD and Module PCBs working with manufacturing factories and Design teams across the globe
  • Representing PDE within Micron’s SSD  product family portfolio for development from the early stages of feasibility studies through the new product introductions stage gates and culminating at manufacturing product safe launch.  
  • Your responsibilities on design for manufacturability (also cost, quality, reliability, supply chain flexibility) will entail collaborating with design teams, PCB vendor factories, Marketing, Field Applications, Product Engineering, Global Quality and PDT teams on key portfolio timelines, strategy, technology, and execution.
  • Drive lessons learned through updating design rules and working upstream with design and layout teams.



  • Deep understanding of design for manufacturability challenges on SSDs and Modules and its impact on cost, quality, reliability, and supply chain flexibility. 
  • Strong understanding and experience in driving reliability tests, reliability forecasting models and impact of materials
  • Good understanding of SMT processes and their impact on DFM(x) items
  • Good understanding of PCB materials and manufacturing processes and process design rules and or electrical design
  • Understanding of Product lifecycle management and execution from road maps, feasibility, design and development through safe launch into manufacturing.   
  • Application of critical thinking techniques to develop complex technology solutions. 
  • Summarize, communicate and drive solutions to issues intersecting manufacturing and product design.
  • Have an aptitude for senior-level communication practices for regular product and portfolio updates to Micron leadership. 
  • Identify projects and key strategic initiatives to support future products and customer requirements. 


  • Minimum of a M.S. or Ph.D in Engineering from a recognized university or related field equivalent technical work experience. 


  • Highly motivated individuals with a required minimum of 10 years of experience in Surface Mount Technology (SMT) in SSDs with experience in DFM are encouraged to apply. 
  • Deep understanding of SSD  products are preferred. 
  • Experience in Product Engineering, Project management, Program Management or Sub-Contractor Management.

Desired Behaviors

  • Demonstrate collaboration, self-development, drive for results, integrity, and trust. 
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to work both independently and with cross functional teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Able to support multiple program portfolios at different stages of development. 
  • Travel Requirement: 
  • Occasional travel may be required. 


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:  Penang || Pulau Pinang (MY-07) || Malaysia (MY) || Backend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Manufacturing/Production Operations || #LI-MP3 || Tier 5 || 

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