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Indirect Regional Supplier Manager

Xi'an, 61, CN

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: 228805 

 

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 an Indirect Regional Supplier Manager you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, performance management, and negotiations. In this role, you will partner with internal stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier performance for continued sourcing success. You will lead 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 supplier relationships to meet needs according to category strategies.

In this role, you will engage in supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate and 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 regional supplier information

 

Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Manage Supplier Relationship Regionally (in China)

  • Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers in category
  • 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 code-of-conduct programs and corporate 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

Identify and Implement Supplier-Related Savings Levers

  • Participate in supplier segmentation and strategic goal setting
  • Provide market intelligence and category 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 center of knowledge for assigned category and share knowledge with key stakeholders and members of the category teams to enable more effective planning, forecasting and execution

Drive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining Purchases

  • Lead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.
  • Coordinate with Category Sourcing Manager (where relevant) or lead sourcing events/RFQ process into bundled negotiation
  • Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiations
  • Develop a contract strategy for suppliers in assigned categories and create, negotiate, monitor and enforce contracted terms and conditions 

Ensure Supplier Performance Management

  • Partner with stakeholders to build comprehensive view of supplier performance
  • Collect and relay site specific priorities to suppliers
  • Own and manage overall Strategic Supplier relationships within the assigned categories
  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for key regional Suppliers and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement


 Qulaification: 

Lead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review Meetings

Required Education & Experiences

Bachelor's Degree
· Business
· Business Administration or Management
· Engineering
· Supply Chain Management or related field of study

The following are examples of experiences to help prepare a team member for the Indirect Regional Supplier Manager role.
 Experience in any of the following:
· Engineering
· Purchasing/Procurement
· Supplier/Partner Relations
· Supply Chain

NCG is also welcomed

 

About Us

As the leader in creative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to use the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and improve communication around the world.

As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment on the basis of merit and free of discrimination without regard to a person’s race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or other legally-protected status. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members’ disabilities or religious beliefs and practices. Pregnancy or HIV testing may not be conducted as a condition of initial or continued employment.

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.

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 recruitments fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron. 

 

 

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

 

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


Keywords:  Xi'an || Shaanxi (CN-61) || China (CN) || Backend Manufacturing || College || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || #LI-YL2 || Tier 3 || 

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