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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.

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. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Strategic Commodity Manager - Program Lead, Sr.

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN, 560071

Req ID: 160472

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Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

The self-motived candidate will plan, organize and control business/contracts/negotiations for strategic acquisition of software application in Engineering / Industry 4.0 / Machine Intelligence in Operations.  This Strategic Commodity Manager will be responsible for driving supplier contract management, conducting supplier negotiations, analytically formulating and executing comprehensive supplier management strategies based on semiconductor technology landscapes and global business environments in the  Software Procurement.

  • Responsible for establishing Strategic vision for the commodity, evaluating and sourcing suppliers and managing ongoing supplier relationship to drive projects to achieve the objectives of global Supply Chain.
  • Work very Engineering in identifying the applications / software required in the Machine Intelligence & Industry 4.0 efforts.
  • Work with suppliers in making sure they have adequate capacity to support Lam demand as well as supply continuity risk management plans. 
  • Represents strategic commodity management on a cross-functional strategic commodity team that focuses on supply challenges and ensures internal/external customer needs are satisfied.  Works cross-functionally with product, manufacturing and quality engineers as well as procurement, finance, and product support

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Define and monitor metrics in line with AOP (annual operating plan) objectives relative to supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement; then drives team to address and close gaps to meet objectives
  • Regularly evaluate cost and quality performance benchmarks, and the risks associated with the preferred supply base selection. 
  • Encourage and coordinate early supplier involvement on new product designs using the suppliers’ expertise to optimize quality, cost and manufacturability

Minimum Qualifications

Years of Experience: Min 10 – 15 years in managing similar commodities

Job Experience:

  • Commodity Management and Familiarity with semiconductor, Electrical equipment Manufacturing or high-technology supply management practices, standards and organizations.
  • Business and technical background with an understanding of Software application in Engineering Equipment / Automation / Industry 4.0

Mandatory Skills & Requirement:

  • Proven ability to gain partnerships and excel working and leading in a cross-functional environment with new product introduction, manufacturing, quality and reliability engineers as well as procurement, finance, and product support.
  • Understanding of the Software Application in Industrial Automation, Machine Intelligence in Operations.
  • Strategic Commodity management
  • Proven experience of strong analytical and problem-solving skills with history of successful resolution 
  • Exhibit attention to detail, sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple tasks in fast paced environment

Desirable Skills & Requirement:

  • Proficient in Data Analytics & Presentation Skills
  • Six sigma green belt or above is a plus

Preferred Qualifications

Educational: Bachelor’s in Information Technology / Electrical / Industrial engineering or any other stream. MBA will be an added advantage.

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.

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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