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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.

Inventory Planner

Date: May 29, 2021

Location: Chandler, AZ, US, 85226

Req ID: 157644

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Job Responsibilities


Organizes and implements a variety of responsibilities related to the flow of materials, products, services and associated systems information. Duties involve but are not limited to supply chain services, inventory control, critical parts availability, material handling, import-export licensing, shipment of products, and third party warehousing. Evaluates customer support and field service commitments to ensure customer requirements are met. Serves as liaison between sales and operations teams to develop concepts and coordinate product knowledge; provides data analysis for production planning and volume studies; and participates in process/rating improvement efforts. Assists in developing logistics plans and procedures.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of material through the production cycle
  • Determines material requirements from engineering and production schedules
  • Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity
  • Analyzes, reviews and maintains material stocking levels at customer on site warehouses and at local off-site warehouses to support local customer’s warranty and non-warranty requirements
  • Extracts material transaction data from applicable databases and generate metrics regularly to report on performance to objectives
  • Works with corporate planning and purchasing organizations to acquire delivery schedules of materials for expedited customer requirements
  • Monitors and tracks material database accuracy between Lam Systems and customers
  • Processes material orders within SAP to support standard and expedited requirements
  • Resides for work at local customer facility and/or local Lam facility, depending on requirements - this requirement can change, so employee must be flexible between the facilities
  • Assists local personnel and accounts receivable with exceptions to payment receipt of material invoices
  • Assists local personnel with material shipment discrepancies to/from customer’s site
  • Works closely with customer to ensure material requirements are met and communicates with various levels within the customer and Lam organization

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS Office Excel intermediate proficiency, Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Office Excel advanced proficiency, customer engagement experience, quality and continuous improvement experience/training, Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

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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