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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.

Mgr, Manufacturing Engineering

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 154504

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Job Responsibilities

Lead an engineering organization in a dynamic, multi-product, multi-factory, global company. Requires capability to collaborate effectively across organizational and functional boundaries to achieve world-class DFMA results. Requires strong and balanced background in engineering, people management and manufacturing



  • Responsible for defining and executing a unified DFMA vision across all product lines in Lam Research
  • Defining and securing stakeholder alignment of engineering and workmanship standards required to meet Lam’s DFMA objectives
  • Developing and scaling a diverse team of engineers that effectively and positively influence the design and manufacturing of new products
  • Fostering a high-performance culture and holding engineers accountable for team development in addition to business results.
  • Delivering to product/program objectives for manufacturing quality, labor content, cycle time, and factory fitment.
  • Partnering with Pilot Manufacturing to ensure pre-release systems are shipped on-time and with like-new quality
  • Identifying and driving adoption of emerging technologies and practices that support Lam’s DFMA vision
  • Influence design decisions- BOM structure, product commonality, component selection- to accelerate product transition and improve cost and quality performance
  • Identify fixturing and process requirements for new product lines

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of related experience and at least 4+ years in engineering and/or manufacturing management
  • Experience leading and scaling teams of design, systems, and/or manufacturing engineers in a high-customization, low-volume (<1k units/yr) product environment.
  • Demonstrated capability to collaborate effectively across organizational and functional boundaries in a medium or large-sized organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and people management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, including statistical analysis.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty; the ability to adapt nimbly and lead others through complex situations.
  • Result oriented with ability to manage and scale an organization
  • Familiarity with virtual manufacturing and model-based-design (MBD) techniquesExperience with pFMEA and assembly mistake proofing methodologies.
  • Willingness to travel in support of global responsibility set (up to 15%, occasional international)





  • BS, MS, or PhD in appropriate engineering discipline
  • MBA or equivalent executive leadership experience is preferred

Our Commitment


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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