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Global FE Industrial Gas Supplier Manager (Taichung or Taoyuan)

Taichung, TXG, TW

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Req. ID: 246862 


Job Description:

As a Global Front End Industrial Gas Supplier Manager, you will develop and execute a holistic sourcing and management strategy for the Global Industrial Gas category of spend. You will participate in the development of strategies for this categories by conducting an assessment of a category's current and future needs, analysis of market trends and potential suppliers, analysis of Cost of Ownership (CoO) and opportunities to leverage changes in processes, systems and product/services, and estimating timing and level of savings capture.

In this role you will manage implementation of the Global Industrial Gas strategy by establishing site-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 cross functional teams to execute on strategy, identify cost savings opportunities and establish Business Contingency Plans. You will lead industrial gas project(s) price negotiations as well as long term agreement(s) execution, ensuring an improved partnership with global suppliers


Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Build and Execute Strategic Sourcing and Category Management Plan for Assigned Categories

  • Work with 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
    Recommend resource levels across procurement sourcing categories, projects and functions
  • 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 to the Category Manager
  • Maintain supplier segmentation map for category; build partnerships with strategic suppliers

 Lead and Manage Assigned Category/Suppliers

  • Present strategic plan for the assigned categories and report status
  • Build consensus on assigned category strategic plan and refine
  • Provide input on procurement initiatives
  • Assist Category Manager in building integrated strategic plan
  • Represent Micron in industry and professional forums

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

  • Ensure customer category requirements met
  • Communicate strategic sourcing goals, category management plans, initiatives and targets to customers
  • Maintain relationships with supplier senior executives
  • 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 Global Supplier 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
  • Provide advice to senior and executive management on strategic decisions related to the category




Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
• Business Administration/Management
• Engineering
• Related field of study


Master’s Degree or equivalent experience
•Business Administration/Management
•Related field of study


•Related field of study



The following are examples of experiences to help prepare a team member for the GP Category Manager role.
•Analytical and problem solving thinker that can set financial targets and incorporate TCO concepts
•An advocate and a change agent, capable of navigating the organization and influence decisions
•Ability to navigate the organization and influence decisions
•Analytic toolset – able to set financial targets and incorporate TCO concepts
•Negotiation experience for large spend, multi-year contracts
•Knowledge of Should-Cost modeling, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) concepts and strategic sourcing process
•Familiarity with Bulk Gas supply for both on-site generation and product delivery a plus


6 years’ experience in any of the following:

  • Purchasing/Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite 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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Keywords:  Taichung || Taichung City (TW-TXG) || Taiwan (TW) || Frontend Manufacturing || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || Not Applicable || Tier 4 || 

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