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Sr Category Supply Manager, Silicon and Design Solutions

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: 242152 

 

As a Procurement Category Supplier Manager, we are looking to you to be the primary category point person for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations. You will partner with internal partners to build a comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success. You will own 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 supplier relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.

 

In this job function, it is meaningful for you to develop lasting contacts and positive industry relationships to gain the best pricing intelligence and provide expertise on industry trends, technology direction, supplier technical and commercial roadmaps and lead time trends. You will also understand the market position of each supplier for specific materials, assessing the financial stability of suppliers, 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 issues and oversee internal communication related to common supplier issues.

Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Ensure Supplier Performance Management

  • Act as go to person for suppliers engagement
  • Build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of internal organizations (business owners, practices, departments) to understand current and future data needs and strategy for data in assigned functional area required to meet business objectives
  • Maintain collaborative and positive relationships with stakeholder(s) and supplier(s) while resolving supplier performance/capability issues
  • Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of suppliers
  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization
  • Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings
  • Actively seek opportunities for process improvements
  • Lead conflict and build effective relationships with integrity, initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external partners
  • Provide recommendations to senior and executive management on strategic decisions to positively influence the strategic direction

Drive Negotiations and Strategies for Sustaining Purchases

  • Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting
  • Lead or participate in negotiations for contract changes
  • Develop a contract strategy for suppliers in the assigned category and negotiate, monitor, and implement contracted terms and conditions
  • Communicates and aligns strategy with stakeholders and Executives
  • Sets and executes multi-year strategy roadmaps based on business needs and supplier landscape.
  • Collaborates with Procurement Directors and Global Supplier Managers to coordinate approach to cross-category vendors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Management or related degree
  • Min. 10 years supply Chain, or procurement experiences in Semiconductor/Foundry
  • IP (intellectual property) knowledge/experiences is a plus

 

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.com/careers

 

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


Keywords:  San Jose || California (US-CA) || United States (US) || SGA || Experienced || Regular || Supply Chain/Logistics || #LI-CC2 || Tier 5 || 

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