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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.

Supplier Business Manager - VAF / JIT Frame

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 158538

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Job Responsibilities

This position is an individual contributor that plays a vital role within the Major Module Remote Factory with core responsibility to get the Finished Goods delivered as per plan. Incumbent must work very closely with Strategy Commodity Managers and Master Schedulers for Intergrated Assemblies like Power Box, Electromechanical Assemblies, components on the forecasting and planning process to ensure internal KPI, goals and projects are accomplished and aligned with business objectives and Annual Operating Plan (AOP). Portfolio also includes developing integrated project plans for business process improvement, including implementation schedule, end user coordination and all necessary information requirements of a project and/or Finished Goods related initiatives. Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle to determine required materials purchases. Obtains materials using engineering and production schedules to maintain inventory at planned levels (i.e., Just in Time purchases, use of EOQ - Economic Order Quantities). Resolves discrepancies. Creates and maintains bills of material and parts/commodities numbers in supply chain management or other enterprisewide systems. Ensures material standards are met and non-conformances or variances are approved and/or minimized. Develops specifications for new contract orders. Gathers quotations, examines bids and makes awards. Monitors cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. Evaluates vendor reliability and develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for management of Finished Goods delivery from end to end. Ensure supply chain and material readiness to support transition requirements (product and factory transitions)
  • Define and monitor supplier performance indexes. Review/approve expedite fees in support of delivery requirements and MCOS commitments and Capacity Planning
  • Daily/weekly updates to Lam stakeholders on delivery status from Internal and Remote Factories. Process improvement to deploy & develop best known methods related to procurement, inventory control
  • Work closely with engineering and suppliers to resolve complex problems to ensure OTD. Supporting cost reduction efforts

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: BA/BS/MS degree in Business or a technical field listed herein (but not limited to) the following: Global Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing Engineering, or Applied Science Operations.  MBA is a plus
  • Minimum Experience:  7-10+ years of experience in a Supply Chain, Operations, or production/planning environment
  • Semiconductor industry experience is a plus
  • Exceptional interpersonal relationship skills and professional level of emotional intelligence necessary to achieve the desired objective deliverables
  • Proven experience of strong analytical and problem-solving skills with history of successful resolution
  • Six sigma green belt is a plus


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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