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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.

Configuration Engineer 2

Date:  Jul 13, 2024

Batu Kawan, MY

Req ID:  183493
Worker Category:  On-site 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.


Job Responsibilities

  • Project manage customer specific capital equipment systems based on requirements defined by sales and engineering to meet the customer's requirements.
  • Review and implement customer specific requirements (Non-Standard Requests(NSRs)) for completeness, feasibility, and accuracy.
  • Coordinate mechanical, electrical, and software engineering efforts to meet the production requirements of customer specific systems.
  • Review and implement Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) on sales order specific Bills of Materials.
  • Develop and maintain configuration logic which translates customer requirements into BOM part numbers required for factory execution.
  • Support material forecasting processes
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to ensure order configuration changes are communicated and executed to both the factory and suppliers as necessary.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in cross functional teams to resolve issues on the production floor for both in house builds and remote factory builds
  • Facilitate the development of product structures and bills of materials
  • Conduct reviews of configuration and engineering documentation
  • Participate in the selection of product configuration items
  • Analyze current inventories and coordinate disposition
  • Assemble cross-functional project teams from the necessary disciplines throughout Operations to develop new or re-engineer existing planning, inventory, or configuration related processes to eliminate waste and non-value-added activity. 
  • Perform Product Option Architecture validation testing to ensure configuration accuracy through developing and executing test scripts and documenting results.
  • Plan new product introductions, including review and update of new BOMs, determine planning cut-in dates for build verification transition to volume production

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, data science, chemical or industrial engineering with a minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Ability to successfully interact with and coordinate across diverse parts of the organization, technical and non-technical
  • Experience with Hardware Configuration / Product Management
  • Experience with MRP system planning, ordering, and scheduling materials, preferably using SAP
  • Strong data analytical/ data science skills, Machine learning/AI experience would be an advantage
  • Experience in production/manufacturing environment preferred
  • Computer literate including MS Office suite, e-mail, Windows, Explorer
  • Knowledge of Bill of Material structures and ECO/ECN process
  • Knowledge of semiconductor capital equipment a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 

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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