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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.

Supplier Quality Engineer (Metal Machining / Fabrication)

Date:  Jul 11, 2024

Batu Kawan, Penang, MY

Req ID:  183376
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.


The Impact You’ll Make

Designs, implements and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into partially finished or finished products. Responsible for planning, implementing and managing compliance of manufacturing and production processes with internal and external safety, quality and regulatory standards requirements for worldwide distribution. Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment and finished products. Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary. May assure compliance to in-house and/or external specifications and standards (i.e. GLP, GMP, ISO, Six Sigma).

Job Responsibilities

  • This position performs supplier development, program/project management, cross-functional team alignment functions for key initiatives in the Supplier Engineering and Technology (SET)
  • Group SET is a global organization that innovates in manufacturing technology, materials technology, and supply chain quality for next-generation semiconductor process equipment.
  • Developing Suppliers to meet Lam quality standards.
  • Interfacing with key teams within Lam including technical product groups, account teams and global operations as a representative of SET.
  • Influencing decisions and company driven objectives within internal and external groups to achieve company goals.
  • Provide seamless interface with SET global commodity heads to account teams and other members of SET.
  • Providing leadership to supplier engineers within Lam as a cross-functional team leader
  • Organizing and owning internal and external Review Meetings

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5-6 years’ experience in managing technical programs and projects, preferably in the Semiconductor Industry managing Suppliers for Machining (CNC) and Fabrication.
  • Experience specific to Aluminum & Stainless Steel will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with SPC, proficient at capability study, understanding CPK, control limits.
  • Extensive experience in Machine qualification, health monitoring techniques.
  • Understanding of machining processes.
  • Experience solving complicated problems and project management, for instance 8D and others
  • Proficient in written and verbal communication (English)

Preferred Qualifications

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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