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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.

Director - Pilot Manufacturing Management

Date:  Sep 19, 2021

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  161764

Job Responsibilities


Lam’s Director of Pilot Manufacturing Management is responsible for Production related to the manufacturing of the company’s capital equipment, systems, components, subassemblies, and subsystems.


Job Duties


  • Lead teams to identify, troubleshoot, document, and resolve complex hardware, software, and electrical problems with manufacturing, test, and development engineering. Identify, communicate, and resolve production, personnel, quality, and safety issues
  • Work with cross-functional teams in support of key business initiatives as part of the Lam Product Development and Release (PDR) process; partner with Engineering and Product Management teams on new product development to deliver on engineering roadmaps
  • Support multiple business units across Lam in new product introductions and enable high quality transitions to global volume Manufacturing sites in the lowest number of iterations
  • Maintain a safety-first culture and ensure prevention of workforce accidents and injuries; implement, emphasize, and monitor importance of compliance to appropriate safety policies and procedures
  • Manage budgets for the factory including direct labor costs, work schedules and capital expenditures
  • Drive and improve accountability system in the organization to deliver predictable results inside a matrixed organization
  • Build organizational capabilities, effectiveness, and succession through organizational development strategies
  • Prioritize production schedules based on customer commitments, available manpower, equipment efficiency, capacity and materials requirements while ensuring safety and quality are not compromised
  • Validate existing business processes and accountability systems; architect new tools to optimize factory capacity, scale effectively and deliver predictable results efficiently. Lead and support systems transformation project to improve analytics and speed to solutions

Minimum Qualifications


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Twelve+ years’ experience in Operations or Engineering including 5+ years’ experience managing direct reports
  • Strong demonstrated leadership and management skills to achieve operations and business objectives
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent negotiation and collaboration skills within an Engineering and Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both senior management and non-exempt manufacturing staff
  • Requires being onsite full-time during COVID
  • Post-COVID must be willing and able to travel up to 5% (domestic and international) if needed


This posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but constitutes a general definition of the scope and function of the position.  

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application




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