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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.

Supplier Engineer 4, Showerhead/ Pedestal

Date:  Aug 3, 2022

Batu Kawan, Penang, MY

Req ID:  168980

Job Responsibilities

As supplier engineer, you will manage supplier quality and capability improvement, to achieve product quality and performance improvement, at critical component commodity suppliers in semiconductor processing equipment industry.  

  • Responsible for qualification and management of supplier parts and processes primarily in precision metal fabrication and assembly.
  • Plans and implements timely supplier process development including quality control of production materials product at Lam suppliers.
  • Drive the improvement of supplier quality and manufacturing processes to ensure product quality and supply continuity.
  • Risk assessments, benchmark, development, implementation and improvement of supplier processes and infrastructure to support quality and scalability.
  • Take lead in problem solving activities including containment actions, root cause and corrective actions with suppliers to eliminate recurrence of on-conformances.
  • Manage supplier in establishing, preparing, and implementing 8D (RCCA), First Article, Process of Record and Problem Report (Supplier Deviations, Engineering queries) etc.  Oversee process changes, relocation/equipment changes, and capacity additions at supplier.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Experience: 10 years minimum hands on experience with supplier process development and quality management in the build to print commodity space and strength in metal machining, component fabrication and assembly.
  • Experience in semiconductor equipment supplier manufacturing process and quality management.
  • At least 5 years in managing manufacturing processes for global and regional suppliers.
  • At least 5 years of working in the semiconductor or related supply chain industry.
  • Solid understanding of supply chain processes, sourcing, and supplier development, supplier quality management.
  • Hands-on experience in quality control and resolving Quality problems related to complex component fabrication and manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • Solid understanding of component fabrication such as forming, machining, joining, coating, anodization, plating, and assembly processes and inspection.
  • Proficient in Problem solving tools for quality improvement (RCCA, 8D Problem solving, 5 Why, Fishbone Diagram, FMEA, Fault Tree Analysis, DOE etc).
  • Basic understanding of CMM working, report Interpretation and strong ability to read mechanical drawings, specification & interpretation of GD&T symbols.
  • Understanding of statistical process control and basic statistics used in manufacturing setting and able to implement MSA & SPC at supplier end.
  • Excellent communication (written & verbal) & presentation 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.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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