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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

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NPI Program Manager

Date: Mar 14, 2020

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

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. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.

Position Summary

NPI PM (New Product Introduction Program Manager) is the corporate product configuration and change control experts; maintains product structures from conception through production utilizing the company's PLM system.  Creates and maintains product options and configurations. Initiates business process changes (internal and external), continuous improvement regarding Product Structure and Engineering Change with the goal of efficiency.

  • Work closely with Product Management to release customer solutions
  • Collaborates with product management and program management on a daily basis to develop a product documentation strategy with a robust product structure to supports current and future product option architecture (POA)
  • Interfaces with Engineers and Designers on a daily basis to guide design solutions into BOMs that align with lean manufacturing requirements
  • Lead collaboration with manufacturing to develop a product structure that aligns with the manufacturing build and material consumption points
  • Lead collaboration with Materials and Spares to reduce and address E&O gaps
  • Maintain the product structure and BOMs to enable effective materials management during the product lifecycle from C&F thru maturity and obsolesce (From C&F to Production Release to EOL)
  • Chair/Facilitate CFT meeting with key collaborators to drive to solutions and alignment with cutin strategies, E&O and effectivities
  • POC for all change control processes and strategies
  • Regularly attends Program Reviews and Design Reviews to understand impact and timing (schedule)
  • Performs documentation research for all parts/assemblies to be included in the Engineering change package to ensure accuracy, completeness, and adherence to change control policies/procedures and design drafting standards.  Makes decisions, provides recommendations and/or escalates based on the needs of the situation.
  • Act as escalation point for gaps and unattended risks and issues until resolved
  • Support business critical reports from engineering management and Product Management for internal or customer interface
  • Extensive hands-on working experience of configuration management.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across multi-functional teams comprised of both company staff and customer
  • Demonstrated ability to organize own work in a fluid environment and multitask with staggered deliverables
  • Experience in roles that demonstrate technical leadership and application of configuration engineering skills, with a track record of delivery
  • Thorough understanding of system/product engineering lifecycle and challenges associated with it
  • MS suite
  • Demonstrated supervisory or leadership skills
  • Proven strong interpersonal and influence skills with ability to drive results demonstrated by previous experience in a similar role
Minimum Education / Experience
  • BS (preferred in Configuration Engineering)
  • 3-5 years of change management; with at least 2 years in an engineering/design role
  • 3-5 years configuration management
  • 3-5 years of project/program management experience
  • 3-5 years of operations (MFG engineering) experience
  • 6+ years total experience in a technology company or equivalent
  • * Experience or training in Semiconductor industry preferred
  • * Manufacturing Engineering experience preferred
  • * Lam experience desired
More About Us ….


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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