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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.

Strategic Commodity Mgr 5

Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 150285

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine 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


This position will have significant experience in delivering objectives and building strategy for a supply commodity within the supply chain organisation.

  • Development and deployment of new suppliers for critical technology in a fast-pace, high mix, low volume environment.
  • Strategic planning for the supply chain organization including people development.
  • Continuity planning and risk mitigation.
  • Experience in capacity planning.
  • Negotiating with suppliers re capacity planning, costs, etc
  • Project management of multiple levels of projects, both technical and commercial
  • Development of outsourcing capabilities for capacity flexibility, and extensive lead time reduction
Other Job Responsibilities
  • Development of plans and metrics for annual cost savings.
  • Manufacturing experience with strong mechanical aptitude in an operation producing tight tolerance, precision, copy-exact parts.
  • Experienced communicator with the ability to communicate critical thinking ideas and concepts.
  • Experienced relationship builder capable of innovating and negotiating the full vendor capabilities/value.
  • Strong communicator capable of developing and delivering compelling arguments and presentations.
  • Understanding of technical documents (i.e. blue prints/drawings).
  • Write effective reports on development of progress of projects.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of Lam’s quality management system and properly apply quality procedures and operating procedures as appropriate.
Minimum Qualification
  • Preferred is a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or other technical field
  • Ideally 10-plus years’ experience in a supply chain role with progressive responsibility and a minimum spend of $10M.
  • MBA preferred
  • Proven ability to gain partnerships and excel on a cross-functional team with product, manufacturing, quality and reliability engineers as well as procurement, finance, and product support.  Experience in procurement and supplier management desirable.
  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers to include knowledge in the use of the Internet and software programs such as Microsoft Office products and ERP systems.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. 
Preferred Qualification
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be able to work effectively individually and in a team environment.
  • Must be able to pay close attention to details.
  • Must be able to perform successfully under minimum supervision.
  • Must be able to attain sufficient task success to establish credibility with management, staff and employees
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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