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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. Supplier Development Manager, Operations

Date: May 10, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 155510

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Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Supplier Development Program Manager is to improve and develop the current and supply base in Asia to meet Lam’s long-term growth and innovation strategy.

  • Partners cross functionally with Supplier Commodity Manager (SCM) and Supplier Business Manager (SBM) to understand and align the current commodity landscape, strategic vision, and current concerns for under-performing supplier(s).
  • Assesses the supplier to find root cause(s) to why supplier may be underperforming: organizational strength, strategic planning/capacity, manufacturing operations, and supply chain. 
  • Assists supplier to create a development plan to address areas of opportunity and scalability.
  • Manage supplier to execute to published plan, schedule, and budget.  Mentor supplier resources where needed or recommend subject matter experts (Lam resources or consultants) to work with supplier.
  • Provide clear, concise verbal and written presentations to executive team on supplier development status, results, and risks with mitigation plans.
  • Escalate immediately when required to SCM, SBM, and/or executive management when supplier risk continues to increase or can’t be mitigated


Other Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates Lam core values consistently
  • Mentor supply chain personnel on areas of expertise

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and/or Manufacturing
  • 5+ years of experience of large scale, cross functional program management
  • Must be able to travel to suppliers both domestic and international.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experienced in Semiconductor Industry
  • Lean and/or Theory of Constraints experience
  • MBA or Master in Engineering

Preferred Skill:

  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Strategic thinking
  • Team Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership skills
  • MS Office: Excel, PowerPoint
  • Analytical Ability

Our Commitment


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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