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Category Supply Manager, Global Procurement

San Jose, CA, US

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 266702 


In this job function, it is important for you to work closely with category supplier managers, supply chain, and business units (BUs) to develop and execute a holistic strategy and be part of a global team. You will also understand the market position of each supplier for specific materials, assessing the financial stability of suppliers, executing supply assurance, purchasing material with the balance of inventory level, and provide input and recommendations to Micron Management.


This position also requires that you serve as the primary point of contact for resolving critical supplier demand/supply issues and oversee internal communication related to partners. 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Implement recommended actions to achieve targets for material fulfillment, on-time delivery, inventory management/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 supply constraints or issues
  • Deliver supplier evaluation /quarterly business review (QBR) scorecard metric targets to Category Team
  • Monitor and adjust global inventory compliance to regulatory and policy requirements
  • Ensure stakeholder requirements are met through early engagement and expertise through the value chain
  • Maintain positive relationships with partners
  • Drive and sustain effective communication with internal and external partners
  • Drive for continuous process/system improvement/automation/optimization
  • Collaborate internally to develop key performance measures/metrics and monitor category and supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous performance improvement
  • Perform data analysis that can be leveraged in negotiation and sourcing strategy

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in any field: Supply Management, Material Analysis/Management
  • Ability to quickly gather and analyze data and grasp customer requirements under time constraints in a changing environment
  • Extremely strong analytical skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Communication/Presentation skills necessary to professionally represent Micron to the suppliers
  • Problem solving and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a cross-functional team
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams. SAP experience preferred
  • Experience/knowledge with silicon supply management is preferred


Bachelor’s degree at minimum in Engineering, Supply Chain, Industrial engineering or related 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


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 prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and industry labor standards.


Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.


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

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