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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.

Supply Chain Network Planner

Date:  Nov 19, 2023

Batu Kawan, MY

Req ID:  176902

Job Responsibilities

  • As a leader in Global Operations Supply Chain Network Planning Team, you will be responsible for influencing commodity supply chain planning with the goal of improving Lam’s responsiveness to customer demands via a joint business planning process.
  • This position reports to the Senior Manager, Network Planning while supporting stakeholders from cross-functional teams in Supply Chain, Sales Operations, Manufacturing, and Order Fulfilment.
  • The successful incumbent will join a team that drives business infrastructure tools (for example ‘SAP IBP’ or ‘KINAXIS RAPID RESPONSE’), short and long-term planning processes (for example - ICP/Build Plan), and service level agreements between Manufacturing, Sales Operations, Supply Chain & Order Fulfillment as our business becomes more complex.
  • Executive reporting of global availability and supply/demand risk while presenting a plan of record for the support of global product output across six global factories.
  • Develops and aligns service levels by supply commodity (output magnitude and flexibility up/down) to ensure constraints and growth objectives are identified and executed. Does this by working with other Supply Chain Network Planners and cross-functional partners in Manufacturing (factory capacity), Global operations Strategic Planning, and Supply Chain (critical commodity capacity).
  • Manages supply/demand plan by identifying forecast opportunities, gaps, or risks then seeking approval to mitigate by either driving increases to supply or increasing the demand signal. (e.g. load demand signals via floats, System Pull ins, and independent demand.
  • Monitor and drive improve.ment toward supply chain focused KPIs that manage delivery risk, supplier performance, cost, and planning effectiveness.
  • Delivery of monthly/quarterly commodity reviews to senior leadership

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience. 
  • Preferably in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Business, or related degree.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Executive messaging and ability to work cross-functionally and drive decision-making in a matrixed organization.
  • Semiconductor equipment knowledge, or other technology focused manufacturing knowledge, and continuous learning to effectively consider how technical roadmaps of the business unit (product lifecycle) and economic trends can affect our supply chain demand streams.
  • Experience with Supply Chain procurement and capacity assessment processes – an understanding of medium and long-term planning, assessment, and methodology is critical.
  • Experience using Kinaxis or other advanced planning tools (i.e. SAP IBP, Blue Yonder) is highly preferred.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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