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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.

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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.

Supply Chain Program Manager

Date:  Apr 2, 2024

Batu Kawan, Penang, MY

Req ID:  182204
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

Job Responsbilities

This position will have significant experience in delivering objectives and supporting Lam Manufacturing Malaysia. The role is that of an individual contributor who is a self- starter and able to operate independently of day to day supervision.

This position requires to analyze data in SAP, internal shortage tool to identify, validate and roll up material risk, supports expediting key material to meet manufacturing and customer delivery dates. The pivotal function of this job is alarming material risks in advance and escalate on time to prevent shipment risk. 

He or she requires to work with internal supply chain team consists of Buyers, Commodity, Supply Business Managers and leadership to find all possible solutions to mitigate etc material allocation priority, Problem Report status change, sell back, de-kit option

The person will act as interface to cross functional team consists of manufacturing, order fulfillment, logistics, engineering to ensure the manufacturing production and customer delivery are meet.

Factory support should be capable of scenario planning based on provided forecasted plan to share supplier healthiness and drive root cause action plan for improving internal process to prevent shipment delay. He/she also need to actively identify and engage in inside lead time material risk to identify gating parts, support pull in and alarming material change by Order BOM change or engineering change request and support material containment plan.


Other Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate cross-functional teams through meetings and progress measurement activity which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within tolerable risk levels.
  • Manage non-technical, supply chain projects using an internal customer perspective, typically from initiation through delivery.
  • Provide forecasting, planning and strategic execution support to the supply chain to meet current and future business requirements. 
  • Develop and monitor risk mitigation strategies, and coordinate root cause corrective actions
  • Lead and participate in projects to resolve problems or to support continuous process improvement
  • Develop timely reports and key performance indicators to identify/monitor material delivery challenges

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of Supply Chain experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 7 years and a Master’s degree;
  • Fluent in English and experience in working cross functional team located in different countries 
  • Strong communicator capable of developing and delivering compelling arguments and presentations.
  • Must understand how factory operates and close to work with supply chain and order fulfillment.
  • Ability to analyze and utilize data in decision making, achievement of business objectives, and driving best quality solutions, practices and policies.
  • Proficient in MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as escalation level/single contact person for multiple commodities material shortages
  • Experience in chairing meetings with attendees located in different countries and different level of the organization including executive level
  • SAP experience is 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.

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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