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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.

Supply Chain Business Mgr 5 (Sheet Metal)

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 159447

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Job Responsibilities


Defines metrics and monitor supplier performance against these expectations to ensure continuous supplier improvement.  Regularly evaluate quality and performance benchmarks, and the risks associated with the preferred supply base selection.


  • Continuously working on process improvement to deploy & develop best known methods related to procurement, inventory control (e.g., Consignment, JIT, Kanban, min/max) & manufacturing strategies.
  • Encourages and coordinates early supplier involvement in highly technical and/or contractually complex new products parts design using the suppliers’ expertise to optimize quality and manufacturability.
  • Established goals with supplier to ensure material delivery meet forecasted demand.
  • Represents supplier business management on a cross-functional commodity teams that focuses on supply challenges, and to ensure internal/external customer needs are satisfied.
  • Works with engineering and the supplier to resolve complex problem to ensure on time delivery of critical material to support customer and company requirements.
  • Develops presentation, white papers, process flow charts to support continuous process improvement projects.


  • Experience in Sheet Metal.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business administration, or related field.
  • More than 8 years of Supply Chain Management experience on direct & indirect materials and services.
  • Strong Knowledge on Purchasing agreement or contract.
  • Enough experience on development, management and improvement of supplier performance metrics such as OTD, Consignment and Leadtime.
  • Familiar with semiconductor or high-technology supply management practices, standards and organization.
  • Solid analytical and written/oral communication skills with ability to communicate cross-functionally and with various levels of the organization including Executives.


  •   MS Office intermediate
  •   ERP familiarity, SAP expertise strongly preferred
  •   Good command of English
  •   Effective communication skill in inter-departmental and cross cultural environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management / Team Lead experience.
  • Experience with working with global suppliers.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Attentions to details.
  • Proficient 2nd language communication skill :  Japanese or Chinese.

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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