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Global Procurement - Senior Manager, Inbound Supply Management (ISM)

Taichung, 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: 256081 


Job Description

As the Inbound Supply Management (ISM) Senior Manager at Micron, you will lead the global teams to deliver the materials supply assurance at external manufacturing locations (Micron OSAT/EMS) and the Taichung Assembly and Test manufacturing site (MTB).


In this role you will work with the Global Director to develop and execute a holistic supply assurance strategy across all Assembly and Test external manufacturing locations & MTB and manage implementation of this global strategy by establishing specific implementation timing, identifying required implementation resources and developing communication channels and tools to introduce the new strategy. In addition, you will develop and lead the teams to implement this strategy while maintaining day to day operational supply fulfillment activities.


You will co-lead and support the development of the improvement strategy by performing an assessment of current and future needs, an analysis of market and company trends, perform benchmarking of world-class approaches, and identify opportunities to leverage changes in processes, systems and product/services. Then prioritize and manage implementation at the sites based upon estimating timing and level of savings captured.


Other responsibilities include ensuring sites’ compliance to company policies and departmental procedures. You will provide leadership at sites for building and implementing department strategies, processes, and policy through active oversight of your functional teams and projects, and mentor team members through collaboration and the development of sustainably successful solutions. You will also be responsible for conveying corporate business initiatives, aligning team and individual goals to business objectives, and driving overall high performance within your team and the department.


Participate in process management and audit activities.


Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Build and Execute Strategic Improvement Plan  

  • Support Global Director to work with direct and cross-functional teams to plan global strategic direction for Assembly and Test manufacturing sites
  • Accountable for site Supply Assurance and Inventory metrics. Recommend and deliver targets for Supply Assurance and Inventory metrics: DIO (Days of Inventory Outstanding), WOS (Weeks of Supply), OTD (On time Delivery), Fill Rate, DTWP (Down Time Waiting Parts), and Buy Rule.
  • Support development of strategic plan for global supply assurance, manage the implementation of improvement strategies and lead in the resolution of any supply constraints or issues.
  • Build consensus on strategic plan and refine (as required)
  • Provide insights to procurement initiatives

Lead and Coach Supply Managers

  • ​Deploy leadership to guide and coach the ISM Supply Managers on day to day operations
  • Establish performance and development goals for the ISM Supply Managers
  • Lead the ISM Supply Managers for strategic objective improvement
  • Cultivate learning behaviours to drive productivity improvement


Interface with Stakeholders, Procurement Partners, and Suppliers on Supply Assurance Strategies

  • Ensure stakeholder requirements are met with cost of ownership justification
  • Communicate strategic goals, supply fulfillment plans, initiatives and targets to stakeholders, suppliers, and global procurement teams
  • Maintain relationships with senior executives at sites
  • Initiate and sustain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions

Develop and maintain expertise in Supply Assurance through relationships with stakeholders, suppliers, and industry trends

  • Assist Global Director to implement or augment processes for stakeholder satisfaction
  • Drive customer-centric approach to solving issues and representing Global Procurement
  • Maintain close interaction with procurement category teams to ensure category-related needs are addressed
  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders




Bachelors/Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in:
• Engineering
• Supply Chain Management
• Related field of study



APICS, PMI, CPM, CPSM, or other related fields of study



The following are examples of experiences to help prepare a team member for the ISM Leadership role.
• Problem solving through analytical approach and skills
• Excellent interpersonal relationship management, ability to work with teams from different levels and functions
• Navigate different cultures and organizations
• Able to work independently or a collaborative team player

• Implementing change and ability to embrace changes and navigate through ambiguity



8 to 10 years’ experience in any of the following:
• Purchasing/Procurement
• Supply Chain CPM or CPSM Certification, or other Procurement certification preferred
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and SAP ERP applications


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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