Operations Improvement Engineer at Micron Technology (Boise, ID)

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Job Summary and Description
Operations Improvement (OI) Engineers are responsible to optimize scheduling automation, real-time manufacturing decision-support reporting and analysis, and line management analytics (output, cycle time, or cost). Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Completes all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with Micron and Technology Development (TD) safety policies
  • Follows all safety and environmental procedures to ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Reports all safety-related concerns or problems immediately to the appropriate individual (Emergency Response Team, Supervision, etc.)
  • Performs audits and submits good catches on safety issues

  • Partners with management to provide data analysis, advanced production web-reports, and develop applications to improve production metrics
  • Understands and properly utilizes area technical language
  • Creates and delivers effective presentations
  • Leads interdepartmental meetings for simple to complex issues and projects
  • Mentors others and clearly articulates complex ideas and issues to a broad audience
  • Establishes trusting relationships across local and global partner groups
  • Participates in or leads global alignment meetings
  • Drives improvement solutions that meet the needs of our customers
  • Develops a thorough understanding of how process changes in one activity affect the function of other groups
  • Partners with Operations Development Engineering (ODE) teams to address OI cases
  • Leverages and shares global OI best known methods (BKM's)
  • Supports 24/7 OI systems when on call

Project Management/Planning:
  • Designs and coordinates projects with several different departments
  • Identifies, innovates, designs and leads improvement efforts or special projects related to cycle time reduction, continues improvement projects, world-wide projects
  • Identifies project requirements and can plan tasks to meet needed dates
  • Understands Automated Material Handling System (AMHS) layout including being able to analyze congestion and slow delivery times
  • Provides metrics and reporting that drive improving AMHS operation efficiency and delivery times
  • Optimizes tool-to-tool delivery times and provides on-time delivery
  • Delivers pre/post metrics for OI enhancements/changes
  • Follows the OI testing cycle (DEV/BETA/PROD) for new software releases to ensure quality implementation

  • Applies industrial engineering concepts to line management, scheduling and production planning
  • Creates and uses analytical tools/data, data pipelines/ETL, visualizations, and applications to drive decisions
  • Identifies optimization opportunities for the fab and implements innovative solutions
  • Automates Fab processes to reduce variability and eliminate waste
  • Develops, maintains, and improves scheduling and business rules

Successful Candidates must have the following Qualifications:
  • Excellent multi-tasking, time-management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability in multi-tasking complex projects
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and efficiently facilitate meetings and project teams
  • Proven ability to prioritize responsibilities and manage multiple tasks
  • Proven ability to plan, drive and complete projects effectively
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Proven skills in working effectively with team members from different disciplines
  • Proven ability to work with stakeholders to understand needs and define requirements
  • Proven ability to work with diverse skill levels and personalities in a variety of scenarios, and to develop partnerships with support groups and customer groups
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to communicate complex analysis in a succinct and actionable manner
  • Proven ability to communicate and present technical information effectively
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented and able to follow complex procedures
  • Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills with ability to troubleshoot complex problems and identify and address root causes
  • Demonstrated ability to continuously learn and self-improve
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop, propose, and implement effective plans to improve overall efficiency
  • Proven track-record of self-motivation, strong multi-tasking capabilities, and measurable results
  • Proficiency in statistics, data analysis and problem solving
  • Understanding of Manufacturing Science (scheduling, inventory management, capacity planning, etc.)
  • Strong emphasis on end user advocacy with a focus on performance support and continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of change management and release management disciplines
  • Advanced data extraction, analysis, and reporting skills
  • Intermediate understanding of database management methods and techniques
  • Working knowledge of database management methods and techniques including proficiency in SQL, Snowflake
  • Working knowledge of programming languages such as C#, Perl, Python, VBA, Javascript, Typescript, HTML, CSS
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel and Power Point

Education and Experience:
  • MS in Industrial Engineering, equivalent degree, or relevant experience or B.S. degree plus 2 years' experience

About Micron Technology, Inc.
We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions transforming how the world uses information to enrich life for all. With a relentless focus on our customers, technology leadership, and manufacturing and operational excellence, Micron delivers a rich portfolio of high-performance DRAM, NAND, and NOR memory and storage products through our Micron® and Crucial® brands. Every day, the innovations that our people create fuel the data economy, enabling advances in artificial intelligence and 5G applications that unleash opportunities - from the data center to the intelligent edge and across the client and mobile user experience.
To learn more, please visit micron.com/careers
Micron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Please note that in order to assist in providing a safe and healthy workplace for all Micron team members, new employment offers for jobs based in India, Malaysia, Singapore, and the U.S., are contingent upon the applicant's provision of a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination document to Micron on a confidential basis prior to their scheduled start date confirming that they have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process, subject to any written request for medical or religious accommodation and to the extent permitted by applicable law.
For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron's People Organization at [email protected] or 1-800-336-8918
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.
More Information on Micron Technology
Micron Technology operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Boise, ID, Manassas, VA, Longmont, CO, Folsom, CA and Milpitas, CA. Micron Technology was founded in 1978. It has 24383 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 99 open jobs at Micron Technology, click here.
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