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SR INDIRECT CATEGORY SUPPLIER MANAGER

Taoyuan, TAO, 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: 222408 

 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, partnership, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and collaboration while supporting our global community.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

As the Sr. Indirect Category Supplier Manager for Global MRO & Facilities services, you will be responsible for establishing the category strategy and supplier relationships for Global Facilities Services & Maintenance, MRO and Furniture spend. You will partner with Global & Site Facilities and Regional Procurement teams to develop Global category strategies, work with Micron Legal to determine the contract strategy needed to support each project, and then drive compliance to that contract.  Your primary goal is to deliver the greatest value of each project, which require strong sourcing (negotiating), contracting, supplier management, and overall project management skills.  

In this role, you are expected to collaborate with Regional procurement teams, 3rd party service providers and supplier account teams across multiple categories and regions, in an indirect leadership role. You will engage in and lead the development and implementation of category 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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Manage Supplier Relationship Globally 
• Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers and projects
• Perform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliers 
• Maintain collaborative relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron’s strategic direction 
• Ensure suppliers comply with Micron’s business ethics, code-of-conduct programs, and corporate safety policies and social responsibility initiatives 
• Communicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Executive Leadership 
• Enlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliers 
• Provide the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply base 

Drive Negotiations with Suppliers
• Lead or participate in negotiations for contract
• Lead on sourcing events/RFQ process  
• Develop a contract strategy for each project, including to create, negotiate, monitor and enforce contracted terms and conditions 

• Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations 

 
Manage Supplier Performance
• Partner with stakeholders and sites teams to build comprehensive view of supplier performance 
• Collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers 
• Own and manage overall Strategic Supplier relationships for category
• 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 Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings

 

Create and Implement Category Strategy
• Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting 
• Provide market intelligence and price trends to relevant internal stakeholders on a disciplined schedule 
• Utilize should-cost models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace 
• Serve as the subject matter expert for Facilities procurement category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and Indirect teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution

 

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • PMP certification or equivalent, preferred

 

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • Manage multiple large-scale projects concurrently, ability to work with minimal supervision; strong project management skills
  • 5+ years experience in Facilities Procurement
  • Proficient in MS office
  • Comfort around Senior Leaders and Executives, ability to create and deliver executive-level presentations Preferred 

 

WORKPLACE

Travel Required?

  • Yes

 

 

WORK LOCATION

Taichung or Taoyuan

 

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 micron.com/careers

 

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.

 

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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