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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.

Associate Supplier QA Manager

Date: Jul 5, 2020

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About Lam….


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.

Job Responsibilities

Position: Associate Supplier QA Manager - SQAD

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing Supplier Quality team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements for metal components (CNC machining, welding, brazing, etc)
  • Continuous engagement with the supplier engineers to maintain the SLA and KPI in line with Global AOP objectives
  • Participate & provide fast solution for factory line down/ customer safety/critical hot issues raised due to supplier non-compliance to Lam requirements
  • Effective collaboration with multiple stakeholders (Supply Chain/Product Group /Mfg/Customer Front face etc) to support their needs on any supplier queries managed by Supplier Engineers
  • Constant interaction and engagement with Supplier Quality Assessment and Development (SQAD) leadership team to create opportunities for the supplier engineers to work on more value-added tasks
  • Collaboration with Lam India Product group heads/Group Managers to support Continuous Improvement project to meet business objective



Mandatory and Desirable Skills


Mandatory Skills required to performing the job:

  • Hands-on experience in resolving Quality problems related to machined and fabricated parts with vast knowledge in manufacturing standards (welding, sheet metal, machining, Assembly)
  • Hands on experience in various CNC axis machines, selection and application of tooling’s for CNC machining applications.
  • Must have good leadership and people management skills with minimum 4yrs. The candidate is expected to have managed a team size of >8 Supplier Quality Engineers
  • Excellent problem-solving ability & organizational skills (Collaboration with global stakeholders, change management, decision making)
  • Review and evaluate supplier quality data, manufacturing processes to identify process improvement opportunities
  • Effective usage of Quality tools such as SPC, MSA & FMEA. Deeper understanding of GD &T, Tolerance Stacking


Desirable Skills:

  • Excellent written, verbal and business effective presentation skills
  • Certification in Lean (Green, Black Belt) with successful project completion is an added advantage
  • Hands on training in operation of Co-ordinate Measuring Machine (CMMs) – Any certification in Basic or advanced level in CMM operation is an added advantage
Minimum Qualification

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Years of Experience:  Minimum 12 yrs of experience in Supplier Quality assurance/development with minimum 4 yrs in people manager role
  • Educational qualification: Bachelor / Masters in Mechanical /Industrial, Production Engineering
More About Us ….


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 race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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