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Snr Manager, Comp Manufacturing Excellence

The Snr Manager, Manufacturing Excellence at Micron Technology Inc. is responsible for leading and executing a continuous improvement function providing strategic process quality, cost, time and resources consulting services to the Micron Memory Penang component operations organizations. This position will generate and initiate and manage the portfolio of projects to promote and strengthen business performance excellence, regulatory compliance, increase the “speed of the Business Process, reduce cost, increase quality, optimize resources and increase customer satisfaction. He/she works with various business processes and functions to achieve desired results through applying Lean/Six Sigma principles, as well as support ongoing project teams for effective process improvement and efficiency gains demonstrating process improvement knowledge and leadership. This position serves as a champion for quality, cost reduction, increase “speed” and optimize resources throughout the Backend department supporting management with development and deployment of the quality culture across the organization including management of communication, change management, training and documentation.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Manage Resources to Identify Improvement Areas

  • Support and assist the development of a continuous improvement framework, including methods and tools that can be sustained and documented policies and procedures

  • Manage business process improvement staff to ensure the application of Lean/Six Sigma methods to drive specific targeted project goals

  • Provide procedural, strategic and policy guidance to staff on assigned initiatives so that all options are considered for maximizing effective implementation and results

  • Partner with business and operation to understand their needs and challenges

  • Identify the expertise, skills and resources needed to execute and deliver the expected improvement in the areas of focus and interests

  • Lead process design and project implementation activities on the projects and processes on which the BECP PMO IE process improvement team is actively engaged

  • Define New Processes to Improve Business Performance

  • ·Define, create, control and improve end-to-end business processes with a motive to automate and create more efficient processes wherever possible

  • Identify process improvement opportunities and develop solutions using Six-Sigma, Lean and other tools as appropriate

  • Identify immediate containment actions whenever the end to end process improvement delivery time is not acceptable

  • Measure Improvement Delivered

  • Measure and report financial ROI

  • Provide executive leadership reporting on status of all projects.

  • Prioritize and manage Business Process Improvement portfolio of projects, appropriately tracking success measures to effectively execute improvements, drive performance objectives and demonstrate value

  • Create metrics and quality reporting, analyses and audits for plans and programs to support continuous quality, cost, cycle time and resources improvement

  • Align Stakeholders to Common Strategy and Tactic

  • Establishes best practices and lessons learned as a means of furthering the maturation and development of the continuous improvement program

  • Communicate project and initiative updates to key stakeholder

  • Align and engage project team and process team

  • Mentor and coach Lean/Six Sigma Green/Black Belts

  • Drive Project and Process Development Timely Schedule

  • Ensure all assigned projects and deliverables are delivered on time and meet customer expectations

  • Work in close collaboration with the project management, process analyst and training groups in order to develop them know how as well as help them in getting the right allocations of Subject-Matter- Expert (SME) time and engagement

  • ·Work in collaboration with System Process Engineering (SPE) group to ensure alignment of time and expertise availability of resources

  • Manage Human Resources

  • Support and contribute to developing, modifying, and executing company policies

  • Manage organizational structure, staffing, and culture

  • Supervise other managers and staff through coaching and succession planning

  • Lead staff meetings, department meetings, and department communications

  • Allocate staffing and hire to fill gaps

  • Monitor the performance of employees and provide ongoing performance feedback, mentoring, and growth opportunities

  • Create performance plans and conduct performance evaluations

  • Enforce HR workplace policies, procedures, and guidelines

  • Set and support workplace priorities

  • Drive accountability through clear communication, informal feedback, effective project management, and appropriate usage of metrics.

  • Energize the work force with continuous updates, monthly all hands meetings, and sharing status of actions, projects and task on hand via systematized dash boards.

  • Create people profiling to enable correct development plans for high potential and skilled work force (external and professional training and certification)

  • Ensure a Safe, Compliant, and Ethical Work Environment

  • Comply with company safety, labor, and ethics policies

  • Oversee execution of mandatory training for direct reports

  • Encourage a culture of safety and recognize contributions made to supporting a safe work environments

  • Participate in process improvement activities

  • Identify errors before they get to the next step

  • Provide timely feedback when quality, safety, or ethical issues arise

  • Follow and support company-wide and department safety procedures to maintain a clean, safe, and accident-free work environment

  • Promote high integrity processes that will enable immediate sharing of problems, issues and solutions with management team.

  • Participate in Projects

  • Participate in meetings as a subject matter expert

  • Assist with analysis of current and future processes/systems

  • Complete tasks by assigned due date

  • Communicate status of tasks

  • Report issues, risks, changes, and quality concerns to the project manager and team

  • Assist with documentation and training needs for new processes

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.

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.


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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