Micron Semiconductor Asia

Manufacturing Portfolio Management Office (MPMO) Project Manager

Micron Semiconductor Asia | Date Posted: 6-Sep-2018
Save Job
Job Nature:
Position Level:
Entry Level
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Req Id: 116902 

Job Description

As a Manufacturing Portfolio Management Office (MPMO) you are a member of Manufacturing Central Team (M) within Micron Technology, Inc. You will be responsible for driving Micron benchmark performance through Network partnerships in portfolio, program, and project management. You will also drive the organizational change and performance by taking ownership of opportunities and leading diverse global teams in the innovation of solutions that will pave the way for achieving Micron objectives now and in the future.Your primary goal is to realize program and project objectives which require the advanced application of project and process management concepts. This includes planning, organizing, staffing, leading, executing, and controlling activities to deliver expected value.        

Responsibilities and Tasks


  • Understand short-term and long-term goals within OCT and the Network, and how they relate to company goals. Assist in driving program and project goals across the Network using common methods and metrics. Prioritize and align Program project portfolios with network goals, program metric targets, and across departments and sites
  • Recruit required SME and appropriate team members for each project utilizing the portfolio process where required
  • Drive accountability through clear communication, informal feedback, effective project management and appropriate use of metrics
  • Be responsible for partnering in the identification of opportunities for improvement in key performance indicators, leading teams in the innovation of solutions to achieve success
  • Lead global, cross-functional initiatives or enabling projects that support OCT and Company objectives
  • Works with Program and Speed Execution Alignment Team (SEAL) Manager to clarify and drive project objectives to deliver the project value to the Program
  • Work with peers and functional managers to agree on a common direction for global initiatives and strategic projects
  • Develops metrics for benchmarking project performance. Identify and share BKM’s for program and project success
  • Mentor worldwide project managers and provide assistance as needed to enable success
  • Drive continuous improvement of MPMO, Network, and Micron portfolio, program, and project methodologies and processes


  • Clearly outline project goals for each employee or department and how they impact or support Fab Leadership Team (FLT) or Corporate Initiatives
  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, objectives, key tasks, as well as time and financial resource requirements. Provide yourself as a “conduit” between the Micron Manufacturing facilities and cross functional projects as required
  • Work with project members to establish aggressive but achievable goals
  • Develop benchmarks and frameworks to monitor project progress, risks, and change; and take corrective or proactive steps when necessary
  • Work with the Fabs, PMO office, and the Central team to define, develop and maintain systems that allow for program and project success
  • Understand and communicate to appropriate Micron members the project status, risks, change requests and requirements for completion
  • Act as an advocate for business process improvements; and engineer solutions for business problems related to the project while meeting objectives         


  • Maintain a strong and open relationship with peer group and appropriate managers in other functional areas. Communicate and respond to issues in a timely manner
  • Demonstrates ability to give effective presentations to both small and large groups on project updates and new initiative proposals
  • Periodically follows up with management team to ensure area goals are being met and get assistance in the removal of any obstacles that are preventing their completion. Uses all available resources to manage the successful completion of goals (including resources outside of the area)
  • Ensure members have well documented update on area issues and projects update on a regular basis
  • Provide updates both internal to the group, as well as all Fabs. Updates should show progress against the timelines
  • Schedule meetings as required with your peer groups and update on areas performance, changes in Management decisions
  • Develop external relationships to achieve new ideas and procedures to keep pace with Industry standards and methods
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity - Show respect for different cultures and languages; learn to pronounce names correctly; speak English slowly and clearly when interacting with non-native English speakers; invite feedback to ensure others understand
  • Use conference call etiquette and enforce it during all meetings


  • As new business processes are developed ensure training is provided and work with the training group to assist in development of training materials as required
  • Develop clear successors within your group and coach/mentor to develop skills needed as a successor
  • Work with Network Partners to ensure training needs are met.


  • Maintain safe working environment


  • Bachelor's Degree in
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
    • Operations Management
    • Project or Program Management
    • Related field of study



  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing projects and project teams with a strong understanding and demonstrated excellence in leadership, communication and using structured project methodologies defined by PMI
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Agile ScrumMaster


Travel Required?

  • Yes

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.
Company Overview
Micron Semiconductor Asia