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Taichung City, TXG, TW

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: 235901 


As a Supplier Manager in AT(Assembly and Test) Capital Procurement, you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations for the site(s).  In this role, you will partner with stakeholders to build a comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success and improvements.  You will participate in and/or lead the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related to but not limited to cost of ownership reduction initiatives, supply base optimization, lead time reductions, and pricing/contract negotiations.  You will also work with stakeholders and suppliers to resolve and prevent critical issues surrounding quality and delivery.


This role requires close collaboration with Category Supplier Managers, Central Engineering, Planning/Industrial Engineering, and other stakeholders.  You will support Taiwan operations and lab sites with their Capital Equipment, Service Support, and Spares needs.  You will also work with suppliers and Micron’s Legal team to set up agreements that protect and support Micron’s current and future interests.  The ideal candidate will have strong technical experience in semiconductor operations and equipment.


Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Manage Supplier Relationship

  • Act as primary point of contact for site suppliers
  • Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while resolving supplier performance/capability issues
  • Ensure suppliers comply with Micron's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives
  • Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization
  • Provide the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply base

Identify and Implement Supplier-Related Savings Levers

  • Utilize data and should-cost models to drive cost improvement
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for site suppliers sharing knowledge with key stakeholders

Drive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining Purchases

  • Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals
  • Coordinate with Category Supplier Manager on global negotiations or lead local/regional sourcing events / RFQ process.
  • Develop a contract strategy for managed suppliers and create, negotiate, monitor, and enforce contracted terms and conditions

Ensure Supplier Performance Management

  • Partner with the Category team and sites to build comprehensive view of supplier performance
  • Collect and relay site- specific priorities to suppliers
  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for Strategic Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement
  • Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Business and Technology Roadmap Reviews



The following are examples of skills and experiences to help prepare a team member for the Supplier Manager role.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical understanding of semiconductor operations and/or equipment
  • You will naturally have good interpersonal skills and the ability to be a persuasive advocate
  • Experience as change agent that seeks out and advocates new and creative solutions to meet the business needs
  • Collaboration skills with peers globally and able to work independently
  • Strong relationship management skills, including to navigate the organization and influence decisions
  • Forward-thinking, analytical with problem solving skills, including demonstrating an analytic toolset and setting financial targets to incorporate Cost of Ownership (CoO) concepts
  • An Eye For Business, Planning, and Decision-making



A Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Engineering/ Business/ Business Administration/Management/ Supply Chain Management or Related field of study or equivalent experience.


According to the "Employment Service Act", positions with salary lower than NTD$40,000, please refer to the salary information in the job description. Positions with salary over than NTD$40,000 will be subject to be discussed during interview.



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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