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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

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN, 560071

Req ID: 155791

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Job Responsibilities

This role is responsible to support the commodity strategy for COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf Parts ) 
The self-motived candidate will plan, organize and control business/contracts/negotiations for strategic acquisition of materials and services of technical or contractual nature within Global Supply Chain.  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 within the Commodities under the Commercial Off the Shelf parts.
Responsible for evaluating/sourcing suppliers & managing supplier relationship to drive projects to achieve goals of global procurement efforts. 
•    Coordinates with finance/accounting for inventory, cost savings & cash flow management. 
•    Ensure Suppliers have adequate capacity to support Lam demand as well as supply continuity risk management plans.  
•    Representation 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, & product support
•    Define & monitor metrics in line with AOP (annual operating plan) objectives relative to supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous improvement; then drives team to address and close gaps to meet objectives
•    Regularly evaluate cost and quality performance benchmarks, & 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.
•    Manage the commodity spend by Negotiation/Mitigation of Price increases.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Support material availability escalations & co-ordinate with suppliers to ensure no line down.
  • Supporting quality escalations to ensure standards/processes to ensure part/supplier compliance
  • Managing Contracts for ongoing and new business with suppliers.
  • Data Analysis & representation for Sourcing & Pricing evaluation & decision making.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Mechanical / Electrical / Industrial engineering or any other stream. MBA will be an added advantage.


Min 10 yrs in commodity management in Engineering / Manufacturing  Industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Commodity Management and familiarity with semiconductor, Electrical equipment Manufacturing or high-technology supply management practices, standards and organizations.
  • Business and technical background understanding all the Commercial off the shelf items, Proprietary/Mechanical/Electrical components .

Our Commitment


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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