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Senior Manager, Global Cost Consolidation

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: 232726 


As a Senior Manager on the Global Cost Consolidation team at Micron Technology, Inc., you will lead a team responsible for the collection, computation, analysis, and reporting of global consolidated manufacturing variance forecasts, other cost of sales (OCOS) forecasts, and inventory forecasts for the company. You and your team will collaborate with various global departments inside the finance function (including Financial Planning & Analysis, Cost & Inventory Accounting, Manufacturing Finance, and Business Unit Finance) and across functions (including Operations, Supply Chain Planning, Procurement, and Product Engineering) to prepare these forecasts at quarterly, monthly, and weekly cadences. You will engage Micron executive management in order to communicate cost trends, explain manufacturing variances, provide impactful insights, and help optimize cost performance through your expertise in cost drivers.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Owning manufacturing variance forecasting, including developing new methods to gain advance insight into emerging phenomena
  • Coordinating with accounting and manufacturing finance, you and your team will understand and help explain actual manufacturing variances, as compared to standard cost and as compared to manufacturing variance forecast. This includes using this understanding to improve forecasting technique
  • You and your team will own and operate a capitalized variance FIFO model, including providing capitalization forecasting, analysis, and explanation to a wide range of partners, including Business, Operations, and Executive teams. This includes translating accounting constructs (e.g. standard's revaluation) to manufacturing explanations
  • Responsible for consolidated inventory forecast, including capitalized variances. This includes analyzing and explaining forecast to forecast changes and actual to forecast differences, for operational insights and for forecasting improvement


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field
  • Deep and broad product-costing experience and knowledge of related processes and systems (including ERP-systems like SAP)
  • 7 years of work experience in Finance, Accounting, Financial Controlling or related fields in the manufacturing industry (electronics manufacturing, semiconductors or other high-tech industries preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience


Preferred Skills:

  • Standard cost setting experience helpful
  • Results-oriented, with a growth mentality and strong dedication to identify and implement improvement opportunities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to perform in an environment characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA)
  • Strong leadership skills with experience building strong interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to build highly effective and engaged teams


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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