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Procurement Sourcing Engineer

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Taichung, TXG, TW

Company: Micron


Req. ID: 124275 

As a Procurement Sourcing Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be responsible for the

development, alignment, and execution of long range Procurement strategies which enable the category

teams to meet current and future technical requirements.

In this role, you will lead the development and implementation of sourcing and selection events

related to assigned categories. You will participate in negotiations for strategic sourcing events using should cost modeling, technical knowledge, and other analytical techniques to drive the negotiation process, and coordinate quarterly negotiations / renewals into bundled negotiation.

In this role, you will partner with cross-functional teams to enable Micron to meet business plan

requirements by optimizing cost structure, ensuring early engagement with suppliers for technology readiness, confirming quality standards, and securing a reliable supply.

Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Facilitate Technical Collaboration with Stakeholders

  • Understand technical market landscape and supplier capabilities to drive early engagement with suppliers for leading technologies that enable Micron’s material technology roadmap.
  • Facilitate co-development activities and technical roadmap collaboration with suppliers that identify gaps in supplier capability in both technology and supply.
  • Coordinate with supplier safety issues (e.g. process hazards, maintenance procedures)
  • Facilitate Executive level reviews with suppliers which address commercial and technical needs to enable technologies required for Micron’s roadmap
  • Provide technical support for onsite technical and quality assessments

Source and Select Suppliers to Meet Technical and Cost Requirements

  • Participate in Procurement Sourcing Strategies (including creation through stakeholder input, communication, and execution)
  • Assist with aligning stakeholders to strategic sourcing goals
  • Drive sourcing requirements and supplier selection through decision matrix in support of technology development, cost reduction, and quality improvement efforts
  • Pursue technically viable suppliers
  • Partner with stakeholders to assess Supply Chain risk for new sources
  • Provide category-level analysis to influence sourcing decisions and ensure supplier meets the needs of customer, including Total Cost of Ownership, quality, performance and technical requirements

Partner in Negotiation Processes to Enable Future Cost Structures

  • Partner with stakeholders on negotiations with suppliers for strategic sourcing/RFQ events
  • Utilize cost modeling and other analytical techniques to drive negotiation process
  • Ensure all new business awards and opportunities are coordinated to leverage global technical needs
  • Participate in contract negotiations for new suppliers
  • Negotiate upfront Total Cost of Ownership commitments for time based reductions

Build and Maintain Strong Supplier and Business Relationships

  • Partner with stakeholders to communicate Technology Roadmap Requirements
  • Interact with Micron and Supplier executives
  • Support Micron Supplier Qualification Process
  • Partner with stakeholders to segment suppliers and setting strategic goals based on technical capabilities

Prepare and Communicate Procurement Transfer Packages (where applicable)

  • Understand new technology and ensure supply is capable of meeting future requirements
  • Make certain agreed supplier covenants are transferred into long term business engagement processes that drive accountability for performance to those commitments
  • Communicate Total Cost of Ownership projections and commitments
  • Coordinate Forecast Projections associated with new technology deployment

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.

To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).

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