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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.

Buyer 2 (Machining / Surface Treatment)

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 159826

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Job Responsibilities

Coordinates purchasing activities with MFG and Spares departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Acquires and maintains technical understanding of products purchased. Performs material supply planning by demand changes for all commodities. Obtains materials, components, equipment and services. Monitors the std cost, delivery schedule and perform risk assessment of supplier's capacity constraint, material readiness to meet MFG requirement. Generate mitigation plan for material supply readiness and initiate the needs of localization or regionalization for supplier diversification and BCP.

This position will include, but is not limited to, roles and responsibilities assisting the following activities;

  • Plans, buys and delivery of materials required to support repetitive commodity spares needs.
  • Maintain procurement process managing the purchase order based on demand changes with flexibility.
  • Coworking with stakeholders to pursue linear production by smooth material supply.
  • Change management of NSR, ECR and assess the impact on material supply to minimize the risk of line down.
  • Control the MRP by SAP and communicate with supplier through dashboard.
  • Determine material requirements for assigned high dollar value/critical commodities from MFG, engineering and Spares schedules.
  • Business Impact (e.g. strategic focus, decision-making authority)
    o Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.
    o Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Report Structure & Work Relationship
    o Frequently interacts with supervisors, customers and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company. Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, or related field
• More than 5 years of related experience
• Preferred experience : Machining & Surface Treatment
• Knowledge on semiconductor equipment, structure and functions
• Familiar with semiconductor or high-technology supply management practices, standards and organization
• Familiar with service and support business models and practices
• Professional concepts; applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
• Technical Skills
   o MS Office intermediate
   o ERP familiarity, SAP expertise strongly preferred
• Customer Relationship Management Skill
• Communication Skill
   o Good command of English
   o Effective communication in inter-departmental and cross cultural environment
• Experienced in value engineering and lean manufacturing environment
• Advanced computer proficiency


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.

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