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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 Transition Program Manager

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 156704

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Job Responsibilities


The Pilot Operations organization is a flexible and creative team that strives to enable fast and competitively differentiated transitions of new products to our high-volume manufacturing partners. The Program Manager is a critical position within the Pilot Operations team which requires someone to take on broad and challenging responsibilities.  The selected individual will successfully demonstrate the following:

  • Have strong engineering and manufacturing operations knowledge
  • Possess excellent communications and influencing skills
  • Understand customer’s quality and on time delivery expectations
  • Expertise in problem solving and root cause /corrective action processes
  • Proven leadership skills with a track record of managing people directly or indirectly in a matrixed environment


Other Job Responsibilities

Apply communications and problem-solving skills in a variety of business contexts including:

  • Communicate in formal presentations to executive leadership, management, and individual contributors; hold Phase Gate Reviews
  • Lead cross-functional teams with members from different organizations and geographies while advising teams and individuals
  • Ability to influence peers, internal customers and executives
  • Providing coaching and training as needed
  • Show a strong track record of success in delivering improvement
  • Own multi-dimensional skill sets in operations, sales, product management and/or engineering
  • Excel in teamwork and teambuilding
  • Understand when and how to escalate issues while maintaining positive relationships with team members and other organizations
  • Excel in developing a culture of creativity and accountability in project teams to solve problems in new ways while keeping organizational commitments

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Engineering, Operations Management or a related technical field
  • 8+ years in technical or engineering role, with 5+ years in program/project management role
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and knowledge in phase gate approach to program management

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • PMI or PMP
  • Six Sigma certification

Experience in the following is preferred:

  • Product Design or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Analytical techniques and data driven problem solving
  • Experience in New Product Development or New Product Introduction
  • People management (either direct or in a matrix)

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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