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Taichung, TXG, TW

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Req. ID: 282761 


As a FE Materials Supplier Manager you will collaborate with the global category teams on supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations. In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders to build a comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success. You will support 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 strategic stakeholder and supplier relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.

In this role, you will engage in supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate, lead, and execute strategies to optimize cost, supply, and quality. Additional responsibilities include negotiating terms, conditions and pricing to leverage spend, leading and participating in department projects, serving as a primary contact for industry and supplier information, and acting as a mentor for other members within the Procurement organization.


Execute Strategic Sourcing and Category Management Plan for FE Material Categories

  • Work with direct and cross-functional teams to plan strategic sourcing direction for category
  • Recommend targets for spend reduction, purchasing efficiency, customer services and supplier management
  • Identify and implement category specific savings levers
  • Monitor and adjust category compliance (e.g. risk, spend, quality, supplier segmentation, management)
  • Monitor the implementation of sourcing strategies and contract compliance and participate in the resolution of any constraints or issues
  • Deliver category savings and scorecard metric targets
  • Communicate sourcing trends and results for assigned categories
  • Identify local and regional supplier opportunities to assist with the category strategies
  • Present strategic plan for the assigned categories and report status
  • Provide input on procurement initiatives
  • Represent Micron in industry and professional forums as needed


Interface with Stakeholders, Procurement Business Partners, and Suppliers on Category Strategies

  • Ensure stakeholder category requirements are met
  • Communicate strategic sourcing goals, category management plans, initiatives and targets to stakeholders
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders

Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions

  • Develop and maintain expertise in the assigned spend categories through relationships with Category Director, Category Supplier Managers, and Category Sourcing Managers
  • Implement processes to monitor stakeholder satisfaction with key suppliers
  • Drive customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Procurement
  • Maintain close interaction with business partners to ensure category-related needs are addressed
  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders



  • Required:  Bachelor/Masters Degree or equivalent experience in Business, Business Administration or Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field of study
  • Desired Certification: APICS, PMI, CPM, CPSM, or other related fields of study


2 to 5 years’ experience in Purchasing/Procurement, Engineering, or Supply Chain




  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be a persuasive advocate
  • Experience as change agent that seeks out and advocates new and innovative solutions to meet the business needs
  • Collaboration skills with peers in global category and stakeholder teams
  • Able to work independently or with a cross functional team
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills, including to navigate the organization and influence decisions
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, including leveraging an analytic toolset and setting financial targets to incorporate Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) concepts
  • History in Business Acumen, Planning, and Decision Making
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications


  • Exceptional negotiation experience
  • Familiarity with FE Materials categories 
  • Personnel Management experience

Knowledge and application of Should-Cost modeling, TCO concepts and strategic sourcing process would be an advantage


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


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Keywords:  Taichung || Taichung City (TW-TXG) || Taiwan (TW) || Frontend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || #LI-JC5 || Tier 4 || 

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