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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Foreign Trade Analyst Lead

Date:  Jul 14, 2024

Bangalore, IN-Bangalore, IN

Req ID:  183018
Worker Category:  Virtual Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of


The Global Operations Group brings information systems, facilities, supply chain, logistics, and high-volume manufacturing together to drive the engine of our global business operations. We help Lam deliver industry-leading solutions with speed and efficiency, while actively supporting the resilient and profitable growth of Lam's business.


The Impact You’ll Make

Ensures legal compliance and provides import/export administration and control within government rules and regulations, including appropriate licensing for shipments. Reviews contracts for required clauses and identifies omissions. Interfaces with internal and external customers, foreign order administration, freight forwarders, customs officers and other functional areas to ensure coordination and logistics of shipment. Selects carrier/forwarder for shipment of products and prepares documents for freight forwarders.

Who We’re Looking For

  • US Export compliance and AES auditing
  • Responsibilities include review of parts specifications, bills of materials(BOM), descriptions, and external web sites to categorize Lam Materials into categories that have been previously defined by Foreign Trade.   These categories correspond to tariff classifications in countries where Lam does business
  • Reviewing individual parts & Harmonized Tariff Schedule(HTS) classification for different kind of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics items (semiconductor Industry)
  • Designating a category to each respective part,
  • Engaging Foreign Trade on periodic review to align on categorizations, and
  • Alerting Foreign Trade of parts that do not conform to any existing designations
  • Foreign Trade will provide initial instruction on job expectations and ongoing feedback on how to interpret the categories for which Lam Materials will be assigned.
  • Import/Export Customs entry audit for all regions(US, Europe, Asia)
  • Knowledge on US Government regulations on all aspects of International Import/Export Trade
  • Knowledge on Free Trade Agreement and validate eligibilities (KORUS, NAFTA etc)
  • Knowledge on US FTZ (Free Trade Zone) & Malaysia LMW process(Licensed Manufacturing Warehouse)

Preferred Qualifications

Years of Experience: Minimum 12 years of Experience

Job Experience         :  working Experience in HTS/ECCN Product Classification, GTS release, sanctioned party screening, Export/Import Auditing and global Trade compliance

Educational: Typically requires a minimum of 12 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Certification in Foreign trade/Trade Compliance/Logistics


Mandatory Skills required to perform the job

  • Technical knowledge of semiconductor or comparable industries, including familiarity with Bills of Materials
  • Familiarity with reading technical specifications, engineering drawing, datasheets
  • Detailed oriented, strong analytical skills, and agility to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Working knowledge and technical abilities with the following:
    • SAP-GTS (Global Trade Service)
    • MS office tools (Advanced Excel
    • Desired skills: Power Apps and Power BI

Our Commitment


We believe it is important 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 Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

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