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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.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Product Manager 6

Date: Nov 9, 2019

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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.

The Product Manager represents the product’s software and controls architecture and features across all organizational boundaries, acting as the conductor leading other groups and organizations in order to: define objectives and success criteria, align program priorities, drive decision making, allocate resources required to meet product development needs and market objectives, and support released products. The ideal candidate will have the confidence and background to lead a team of highly technical and competent individuals, a sound decision-making ability, an inquisitive nature, demonstrated capability to provide clarity and guidance in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to work effectively across multiple organizations and levels of management.



  • System Software, including new product features, continuous improvement programs, non-standard requests and implementation of customer escalation solutions
  • System Controls Architecture, including maintenance of existing product, definition of future architecture, timing and implementation planning
  • Intelligent Systems, including the timing and implementation planning of features to enable machine learning, predicative tool maintenance and automated self-aware hardware design thru the use of sensors and computational process integration


Consolidator of Product Roadmap / Strategy / Vision

  • Understand market / customer needs and Lam business objectives from across organization leadership (technology, engineering, product support, marketing, etc.) to align SW and Controls product roadmap and strategy.
  • Program Vision statement author for SW and Controls features, accountable for documenting business objectives and product requirements that form the basis for development / improvement programs, maintaining the living document under revision control throughout Product Development & Release process. Leaders of Product Strategy / Vision Communication
  • Drive vision objectives into programs, supporting the program/project manager in achieving project goals
  • Define SW and Controls implementation strategy for product enhancements, new options, and fixes. Ensure products and features meet performance targets, is supportable in the field with proper documentation and training and has an aligned roadmap.
  • Communicate via Plan of Records (POR) with development team, operations, and customer accounts to align implementation of product changes.
  • Define the product offered for sale, as outlined within the Product Option Architecture (POA) system and associated change management processes; communicate with internal organizations the product offering for sale and associated list pricing.

Product Life Cycle Management

  • Manage the SW and Controls Engineering Priority List (EPL) of programs/projects to focus resources in line with organizational objectives.
  • Review and disposition the business case of requests for product enhancement / change, change notices, and customer requests for functionality not currently available; provide supporting rationale and alternatives to justify decisions and determine pricing.
  • Communicate across Lam and with customer known product issues, the impact to ongoing operations/production and Lam’s plan to resolve. Lead CFTs during product issue resolution periods, coordinating Lam operations and development groups, to mitigate the customer production impacts.


Qualifications: Minimum Education: BS in engineering disciplines, MBA a plus. Minimum Experience: 5+ Years applicable experience. Previous experience in the semiconductor capital equipment industry and supervisory or management experience and familiarity with software development, frameworks and management preferred.






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 age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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