Senior Front End Capital Category Supplier Manager at Micron Technology (Boise, ID)

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Our vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all. Join an inclusive team passionate about one thing: using their expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we build 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 fuel the very innovation we are pursuing.
As a Global Procurement Category Manager at Micron, you will develop and execute a holistic sourcing and management strategy for a specific category of spend and lead a team dedicated to this category. You will participate in the development of strategies for assigned categories by conducting an assessment of a category's current and future needs, analysis of market trends and potential suppliers, analysis of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) 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 each category's 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.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Build and Execute Strategic Sourcing and Category Management Plan for Assigned Categories
  • Lead and Manage Procurement Category Teams
  • Interface with Customers, Procurement Business Partners, and Suppliers on Category Strategies
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders to Deliver Strategic Solutions
  • Manage Team Member/Group Performance
  • Build an Effective Team
  • Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills required
  • Experience as change agent that seeks out and advocates new and innovative solutions to meet the business needs
  • Knowledge and application of Should-Cost modeling, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) concepts and strategic sourcing process
  • Familiarity with technologies related to assigned categories
  • Exceptional negotiation experience
  • CPM or CPSM Certification, or other Procurement certification preferred
  • Collaboration skills with peers in Strategic Sourcing function and with business partner leadership
  • High level of business experience and training preferred
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to be a persuasive advocate
  • Ability to navigate the organization and influence decisions
  • Analytic toolset - able to set financial targets and incorporate TCO concepts
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills
  • History in Business Acumen, Planning, and Decision Making
  • Innovation and Teamwork focused
  • Able to work independently or with a cross functional team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications

  • Required - Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Preferred - Master Degree In Business Administration, Engineering or related field of study with equivalent 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.
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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 Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 615 open jobs at Micron Technology, click here.
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