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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Sr. Mgr, Trade Ops & Logistics APAC

Date: Oct 22, 2020

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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

Incumbent will be part of the Global Logistics team responsible for effective solutions and to ensure commercial and trade compliance with relevant customs tax and related trade regulations. The individual will be the region’s Subject Matter Expert for diverse business groups, including supply chain, logistics and Sales Operations. At the same time, the individual will work with cross-functional teams to drive program improvements. At the same time, the individual will need to optimize logistics efficiencies globally whilst emphasizing operational compliance. The role requires the incumbent to interact with both internal and external partners at all levels.


Other Job Responsibilities

Commercial Trade Compliance:
•Responsible for duty mitigations, Inco terms, legal entities, tax and duty impacts
•Provide oversight to the Malaysia factory tax and duty mitigations with internal Legal, Tax, Foreign Trade and Finance stakeholders
•Responsible for the commercial trade compliance and supply chain support in Asia
•Collaborate with Supply Chain to ensure that new initiatives / supplier initiatives are cost effective and compliant to scope, on time and on budget

•Responsible for overseeing of non-standard shipping needs for engineering, drop shipment, repairs and return, upgrades in accordance to customer needs
•Ensuring accuracy of shipping documents and commercial invoice outputs
•Providing Subject Matter Expertise, decision making and be responsible for day to day operations

•Provide support in a matrixed environment on the development of new suppliers for terms of sales and related legal entity requirements

Warehousing & Transportation:
•Oversight of the import and export SOPs and Singapore & Malaysia brokerage management
•Establishing all necessary customs reporting across zones operations throughout Asia
•Support Asia sourcing overseeing terms of sales, related tax and legal entities related to international trade issues and corelated to warehousing and freight decision making. This includes transportation vendor qualifications, collaboration on  route planning with Supply Chain Logistics and the Finished Goods team

People Management:
•Direct and supervise the day-to-day work & projects of direct reports
•Manage competency & manpower resources within team to fulfill the need among different customers.
•Responsible for the annual Performance Management & Development exercise for direct reports
•Responsible for the training and development of direct reports.
•Develop and mentor high-potential personnel in order to continuously build a stronger team as well as provide opportunities for qualified internal personnel

Minimum Qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics Management or related field
  • 15+ years’ experience across logistics, trade compliance, air freight, transportation and warehousing
  • Strong hands-on experience in Inco term management & implementation and contract management
  • Experience in developing strategic logistics / trade solutions (FTZ/FTA) and working with international custom brokers
  • Extensive knowledge in industry best practices (Warehousing / Logistics / Transportation /Trade Zones
  • In depth knowledge of WCO, US and Singapore/ Malaysia trade related regulatory regimes
  • Highly competent communicator who can successfully interact with cross functional teams, sponsors, management and business partners
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Effective negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple processes and projects
  • Ability to see the big picture and grasp complex interconnections, self-driven, and “a bias for action”.
  • 20 - 25% travel will be required, covering mainly Malaysia and occasional travels to Korea and Taiwan
Preferred Qualification
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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