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Category Manager - PCBA

As a Category Supplier Manager at Micron Technology, Inc., you will manage a large strategic supplier or suppliers through advanced techniques, models, and processes that result in high quality supplier support when providing goods and services. This includes but is not limited to activities that support strategic initiatives, RFQ, sourcing, cost savings and commercial tactical functions.


In this role, you are expected to collaborate with Supplier Account Manager and supplier account teams across multiple categories, in an indirect leadership role. You will engage in and support the development and implementation of supplier strategies to optimize cost, supply, and quality.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Working with supplier, assist Supplier Account Manager and/or Category Director on the following activities

  • Coordinate commercial supplier initiatives

  • Lead or participate sourcing events/RFQ process into bundled negotiation

  • Responsible for RFQ activities and maintenance of SAP info records

  • Support supplier qualification activities to ensure the commercial development of a strategic supplier

  • Ensure supplier contracts meet stakeholder needs and both parties comply with terms once finalized

  • Maintain collaborative relationships with the supplier while effectively resolving supplier performance/capability issues to ensure alignment with Micron's strategic direction

  • Ensure the supplier complies with Micron's code-of-conduct programs and corporate social responsibility initiatives

  • Create and foster a collaborative environment with suppliers to generate optimum value to the Micron network.

  • Incorporate savings targets and contract requirements across categories into negotiations

  • Partner with Category Analyst in tracking and meeting cost savings goal and initiatives

  • Utilize should-cost models that are benchmarked and relevant to the global marketplace

  • Collaborate across categories to ensure unified negotiation plans and messaging

  • Participate in negotiations for contract extensions and renewals, renegotiation of prices, transfers, etc.

  • Collaborate internally to drive and develop key performance measures/metrics and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement



Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • Business Room

  • Business Administration/Management

  • Engineering

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Related field of study



The following are examples of experiences to help prepare a team member for the Commercial Manager.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Able to work independently or with a cross functional team

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications

  • Business or communication training (Bachelors or equivalent experience)

  • Possess relationship skills / ability to "be the face of Micron"

  • Negotiation training or experience

  • Experience working in a small team environment



5 years' experience in any of the following:

  • Engineering

  • Purchasing/Procurement

  • Supplier/Partner Relations

  • Supply Chain


About our client, 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.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV to Lee Shiow Chyn, EA 12C6130/ R1112042 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.

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