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As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Head of Inclusion and Diversity

Date: Sep 24, 2019

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.

Why join the HR Organization at Lam Research?

Join a collaborative, focused HR team that has fun and enjoys working together. We value curiosity and outside the box thinking. You’ll have the opportunity and freedom to innovate and bring fresh ideas to this dynamic, fast-paced organization.

Why this job?

Are you excited & challenged by building from the ground up?  This newly created role is a highly visible and strategic position that will be a champion for Lam’s Global I & D vision and Core Values.  At Lam, our vision is for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.


Lam is looking for an achievement-oriented individual with proven success developing and implementing I & D initiatives at a global company. You will manage Lam’s global I & D programs with the opportunity to innovate and bring fresh ideas to this newly created, strategic role. You will design and lead culture enhancements, community engagement and various strategic I & D initiatives.

You should be strategic, execution oriented, and adaptive in leading change throughout an organization, acting as a role model in collaboration and demonstrably adept at fostering teamwork and a high-performance culture while identifying and implementing ways to build and strengthen our culture.


  • Design, develop, and implement I & D programs that create positive change and maximize the performance and engagement of our people
  • Develop short & long-term I & D objectives in support of our Annual Operating Plan
  • Build and manage executive relationships to increase support and adoption of I &D initiatives
  • Create and deliver I & D learning solutions that develop our employees, increase performance, and boost our core values
  • Manage plans for specific I & D programs to ensure project/program timeliness and success
  • Partner with HR, Lam leaders, vendors, and other stakeholders across business groups and geographic regions on group-specific as well as enterprise-wide I & D related engagements
  • Build company brand in the external market place by supporting recruitment efforts, social media content creation and corporate social responsibility events.
  • Provide oversight and resources for our employee affinity groups so they can maximize their contributions
  • Work closely with the HR COE teams to ensure inclusion and diversity strategies are fully embedded in all people related processes
  • Report on metrics measuring the effectiveness of our I&D initiatives to ensure we are making meaningful and actionable progredss

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience leading I & D programs with demonstrated success at driving positive change and adoption
  • Knowledge of emerging I & D best practice trends, and desire to advocate for more inclusive approaches to People operations & development
  • Strong ability to build productive relationships and lead development of communications strategies through interactions with diverse partners, including company senior leadership across a variety of functions and geographies
  • Ability to sell I&D value to the business and influence leaders on change management. 
  • Strong communications skills - Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills required; attention to detail; ability to translate complex analyses into concise and clear management presentations. Can effectively understand and communicate a wide range of employee and organization related opportunities.
  • An individual who displays initiative and thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Extremely organized and able to manage multiple programs and events at the same time
  • A deep sense of empathy and can connect effectively with employees across all cultures and job levels
  • Experience – 15+ years deep expertise in inclusion and diversity work. 8+ years focused on HR, community affairs, and/or HR program leadership roles, preferably in the high technology industry.
  • Education – a BA/BS degree or higher, or equivalent practical experience
  • Occasional travel may be required (domestic and international)

 Additional qualifications:

  • Passion – a passion for contributing, for stretching yourself to experience personal growth, for continuous improvement, for customer focus, and for delivering your best
  • Mindset – a positive, learning, collaborative, global, and growth mindset
  • Credible – High degree of professional credibility, including responsiveness, business focus, integrity, sound judgment, and ability to prioritize effectively across competing demands
  • Organized – able to successfully manage multiple projects and events at the same time  






Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it.  Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation.   So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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