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Indirect Regional Sr Supplier Manager

Company: Micron
Location: Boise
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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 an Indirect Regional Sr. Supplier Manager at Micron Technology, Inc., you will be the primary category point of contact for supplier interactions, supplier performance management and negotiations. In this role, you will actively engage and partner with internal stakeholders to build sourcing strategies, procure and orchestrate regular comprehensive supplier performance reviews.You will lead the development and implementation of category strategies and projects related, and not limited to, cost reduction initiatives, supply base optimization and contract negotiation. This is accomplished through building and maintaining supplier relationships to meet category and stakeholder requirements. This includes implementing structure needed to pull a team around a shared goal, prioritize, coordinate expectations, define R, plan schedule, ensure alignment and continuously lead execution so everyone crosses the finish line together, delivering desired business outcomes. In this role, you will engage in market, category/segment and supplier benchmarking analysis to formulate, lead and implement strategies that optimize cost, supply and quality. Additional responsibilities include coordinating execution and deliverables to achieve desired results; negotiating terms, conditions and pricing to leverage spend; leading and participating in department projects and serving as a contact for regional supplier information.Responsibilities and TasksLead Supplier Relationship Regionally (in North America)Act as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers in categoryPerform commercial supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of strategic suppliersMaintain relationships with supplier(s) while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron's strategic directionEnsure suppliers follow Micron's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiativesCommunicate key supplier management updates and decisions to multiple levels in the organization including Senior Leaders or ExecutivesEnlist senior management, when appropriate, to help reinforce commitment and involvement from suppliersProvide the voice of the supply base to Micron and provide the voice of Micron to the supply baseIdentify and Implement Supplier-Related Cost Savings LeversProvide market intelligence and category price trends to relevant internal customers on a focused scheduleUse cost analysis and models for assigned categories that are benchmarked and relevant to the regional marketplaceServe 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 executionDrive Negotiations with Suppliers for Sustaining PurchasesLead or participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.Coordinate with Global Category Supplier Manager (where relevant) or lead sourcing events/RFQ process into bundled negotiationIncorporate savings targets and contract requirements into negotiateDevelop a contract strategy for suppliers in assigned categories and create, negotiate monitor and enforce contracted terms and conditionsEnsure Supplier Performance ManagementPartner with team members to build comprehensive view of supplier performanceCollect and relay site specific priorities to suppliersOwn overall Supplier Relationships within the assigned categoriesCollaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics for key regional suppliers, and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvementLead in organizing and delivering on strategic supplier events, such as Quarterly Business Reviews, Annual Supplier Evaluations, and Executive Review MeetingsEducationBachelor's Degree or higherPMP certification or equivalent, preferredExperienceLead multiple large-scale projects (sourcing events) concurrently, ability to work with minimal supervision; strong project management skills5+ years experience in strategic sourcingProficient in MS officeAbility to create and deliver executive-level presentations to Senior Leaders and ExecutivesCandidate with prior experience in similar roles strongly preferredNegotiation skillsPossess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter expertsThis role provides flexibility! You may work remotely two days per week. Additional Micron benefits include: Health, Savings, Wellbeing Programs, Stock Purchase Discount, and a generous Time Off Program. #li-hybridAbout 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 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 or 1-800-336-8918Micron 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.

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