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BE Category Supplier Manager

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Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Singapore, 01, SG

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 132595 

As a BE Category Supplier Manager at Micron Technology Inc., you will manage and coordinate all business activities and key stakeholders (including KEG) for strategic capital equipment designated suppliers. As a Category Supplier Manager at Micron, you will also be responsible for communicating strategic direction and requirements to suppliers related to a specific set of requirements. This includes working with a multi-site team to develop and execute price negotiations for global requirement, research and publish market information related to supply, costs, and supplier financials and supplier manufacturing capacities.  Aggregating this information you will publish and execute a global category strategy.

In this job function, it is important that you develop lasting contacts and industry relationships to gain best pricing intelligence and provide expertise on industry trends, technology direction, supplier technical and commercial roadmaps and lead time trends. You must also understand the market position of each supplier for specific capital equipment, assessing the financial stability of suppliers, and provide input and recommendations to Micron Management. This position also requires coordination of Micron stakeholders with Micron procurement and technical teams from multiple sites which will include:  Conference calls, goal setting, supplier evaluations, global supplier meetings, and technology roadmaps.

This position also requires that you serve as the primary point of contact for resolving critical supplier issues and coordinate internal communication among site supplier managers related to common supplier issues.  You will also collect consolidate and present multi-site data and feedback for annual supplier evaluations. A significant amount of international business travel and advanced supplier relations skills are required.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Develop and execute category strategies through global alignment with Micron business units, manufacturing, engineering, quality and site purchasing teams
  • Build, develop and participate/lead a global key equipment team
  • Manage all aspects of a global supplier relationship including contract terms, pricing, capacity assurance, risk management, continuous supply, supplier programs (consignment, VMI, local warehousing), equipment forecasting
  • Establish goals, improvement plans, business reviews and monthly reporting
  • Support the organization to ensure global alignment and meet deliverables and timelines
  • Execute effective supplier negotiations and event driven cost reductions
  • Build senior level supplier relationships
  • Drive supplier rationalization strategy to maximize category leverage
  • Work with supply base to establish robust quality operating systems to support “zero defect” culture, including administration and follow up of SCARs to suppliers and participating in supplier site audits
  • Manage supplier performance evaluation (SCORECARD)
  • Manage site related procurement sourcing & support activities on BE Capital, Spares and Services.

 Qualifications and Experience:

  • Procurement or related experience preferably with global strategic role
  • Experience in cost based negotiations, cost analysis and cost modeling
  • In depth knowledge of semiconductor packaging and testing
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to assume a leadership role in business settings with suppliers, outside executives and Micron management
  • Self-starting individual, with ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Experience working for a multi-national company, and the ability to communicate effectively with different cultures globally
  • Strong presentation skills (written, verbal and presentation)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PP, SAP and other data mining tools
  • Ability to travel internationally as needed


B.S. degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Production Operations Management or related field of study.


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

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