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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.

Sr. Mgr, Manufacturing

Date: Nov 7, 2020

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 137802

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine building a new manufacturing site in Malaysia from the ground up and working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

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. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.

Job Responsibilities
  • Directs the development and implementation of activities in the production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives within a cross-matrixed and global organization.
  • Prioritizes 24/7 production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.
  • Acts as a manufacturing liaison between site and the rest of the company, alliance partners, distributors and end-user customers, driving the correction of product problems and remediation of any process deficiencies in a timely fashion.
  • Adheres to and upholds safety regulations.
  • Independently resolves most manufacturing operations issues (customer requirements, all input variables to process, facilities issues, technical problems) within set operation parameters, proactively engaging Supply Chain senior leaders as needed to escalate or revisit based on changing business requirements.
  • Maintain and improve factory processes and operating systems for the manufacture of wafer fabrication equipment including production efficiency, waste reduction, cycle times, capacity, manufacturing and design capabilities and others as needed.
  • Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Implements strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Other Job Responsibilities
  • Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Develops and leads high impact continuous improvement strategies incorporating the principles of lean manufacturing, a value stream approach, and the voice of the customer as appropriate to the specific objectives of the strategy. 
  • Manage complex processes and projects, work under tight time constraints and effectively work in a cross-matrixed environment.
  • Bias for action, both tactical and strategic
Minimum Qualification
  • Minimum of 6-8 years of related management experience with a Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong leadership experience and demonstrated drive for process improvement required
  • Operations management experience required
  • Knowledge of industrial / manufacturing processes, human factor, organizational behavior
  • Familiar with the forecasting and acquisition of capital equipment necessary to facilitate productions capacity requirements.
  • Basic understanding of design principles and processes
  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing and advanced (preferred) manufacturing methodologies and assembly processes with vacuum systems specifically fittings and connections
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and Kanban a must
  • Database software, Microsoft Office Suite, Enterprise Systems
  • Effective problem solving and learning mindset, strong decision maker.
  • Strong verbal, written communication and collaboration skills
Preferred Qualification
  • Six Sigma (Black Belt) is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience in the high-tech industry preferred
More About Us ….


Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


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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