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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.

Supply Chain Business Manager - Program Lead

Date: Jun 29, 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

This position is part of the Global Supplier Management (GSM) organization. In this position, you, the correct applicant will play a vital role with Fabrication suppliers.  You will help establish/ sustain world class supply chain operations ensuring we achieve our commitments to customers. Supply Chain Business Managers will have an opportunity to work across organization on production challenges, manage operations excellence at suppliers, and participate in continues process improvement projects.

Candidate ideal candidate must be a result-driven, self-starter possessing strong interpersonal skills with a strong focus on supporting customers.  This individual should also possess the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, to adapt to changing priorities and to work independently in a close-knit team setting.

• Defines metrics and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement.  Regularly evaluate quality and performance benchmarks, and the risks associated with the preferred supply base selection.
• Continuously working on process improvement to deploy & develop best known methods related to procurement, inventory control (e.g., JIT, Kanban, min/max) & manufacturing strategies
• Encourages and coordinates early supplier involvement in highly technical and/or contractually complex new products parts design using the suppliers’ expertise to optimize quality and manufacturability.
• Established goals with supplier to ensure material delivery meet forecasted demand.
• Represents supplier business management on a cross-functional commodity teams that focuses on supply challenges, and to ensure internal/external customer needs are satisfied.
• Maintains current knowledge on relevant trends by personal contact, industry reports, trade journals, etc.
• Works with engineering and the supplier to resolve complex problem to ensure on time delivery of critical material to support customer and company requirements.
• Develops presentation, white papers, process flow charts to support continues process improvement projects.
• Works with supplier to monitors product cost preventing negative PPV and supporting cost reduction efforts.
• Drive the improvement of the remote factory suppliers’ manufacturing processes to ensure product quality and on-time-delivery

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in Mech Engg from accredited University a must
•Advanced degree (MBA) – Supply Chain preferably - from accredited University preferred
•Creative thinking and strong problem-solving capabilities
•Solid analytical and written/oral communication skills with ability to communicate cross-functionally and with various levels of the organization including Executives
•Solid understanding of statistical process control and basic statistical analysis used in production setting
•Good understanding of manufacturing processes
•Ability to learn new skills quickly with minimal guidance
•International & domestic travelling

Preferred Qualifications

• Project Management / Team Lead experience
• At least 7 years of working in the Semiconductor Equipment/Avionics/Automotive/Other hi-tech Industry
• Experience with working with global suppliers
• Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills
• Attentions to details

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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