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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.

NPI Program Project Manager Sr.

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 158583

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Job Responsibilities

  • This Material Program Manager role will will be engaged at R&D stage during product development cycle in order to intersect and define Product Sourcing Strategy and successfully influence and optimize total cost of ownership for Pilot and HVM.
  • Besides working together closely with the R&D engineering community this role will provide a deliverable package to accelerate the costing/sourcing readiness of new development programs.


Other Job Responsibilities

  • Forms and leads cross-functional teams (comprised of Supply Chain, Operations and other members as required) to define sourcing strategies and sourcing plans for new products, including recommendations for new supplier selection & evaluation as part of Pilot Organization.
  • Serves as single point of contact to the Supply Chain team to confirm supplier readiness in terms of production capacity and approved critical parts manufacturing prior to key product milestones
  • Manages the transition of new products from pilot production to volume production
  • Using software tools, perform regular cost rollups and analyze product cost performance to drive corrective action as required to achieve product cost targets, and manage the product cost roadmap prior to production release.
  • Work collaboratively with supply chain and engineering stakeholders; develop supplier selection process for piece parts or outsourced assemblies and identify supply chain risks supporting sourcing decisions.
  • Responsible for resolving discrepancies between cost targets and quoted costs, creates and delivers presentations to program executives and CFT stakeholders
  • Fundamental understanding of should-cost or cost allocation & recognizes opportunities to improve product design for cost/quality/delivery by early supplier involvement.
  • Provides feedback to engineering on DFx (cost, manufacturability)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Power Point and SAP
  • Ability to read and interpret product BOM's
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to operate independent of day to day supervision
  • Direct experience leading cross-functional teams; Program Management experience required
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • 10+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, strategic thinking and attention to details for everyday tactical execution
  • Excellent people and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods and commodities as related to cost structure
  • Supply chain knowledge, especially for critical commodities as related to sourcing decisions and cost strategies
  • Technical background, preferably in semiconductor industry and Etch equipment product knowledge is a plus
  • Master’s Degree  in Engineering Preferred

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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