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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.

Product Manager 6

Date: Mar 20, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 152202

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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.

Job Responsibilities

The Product Manager represents the Product across all organizational boundaries, acting as the conductor leading a dynamic cross functional team to: align objectives and vision success criteria, prioritize activities and allocate resources, and support total product lifecycle activities.


Product Roadmap / Strategy / Vision

Collect & understand customer needs and Lam business objectives to align product development strategy and program roadmap.

Facilitate roundtable reviews of market roadmap and technology development resulting in revisions of product strategy, program roadmap, and organizational priorities.

Align and author the program Vision, setting cost objectives and program deliverables aligned with marketing requirements and product strategy. Holds team members accountable to the aligned vision deliverables throughout the Product Development & Release process.

Define and manage implementation strategy for product enhancements, new options, and fixes.

Communicate via Plan of Record (POR) to the development team, operations, and customer accounts to align implementation of product changes.

Accountable for release of a Whole Product that meets performance targets, is available in manufacturing with predictable lead time and cost, is supportable in the field with proper documentation and training, with an aligned roadmap.

Other Job Responsibilities

Product Lifecycle Management

Prioritize programs to allocate resources aligned with overall organizational objectives.

Define and communicate the product offered for sale through the Product Option Architecture (POA) system and approve product changes.

Manage unreleased product proliferation: capture and communicate early forecasts and shipment plans in the Unreleased Build Plan Process (URBP); submit DMRF’s to drive unreleased material; and approve Critical Design Reviews; align and approve new part spares inventory.

Define & manage ECOGS to support implementation of issue resolution in the field. Coordinate and monitor CSBG execution of mandatory retrofit and supplier quality excursion recovery programs.

Review and disposition PR’s in iPLM, BOM change orders, and NSR’s; 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 POR. Lead CFTs as necessary, coordinating operations and development groups, to mitigate the customer production impacts when scarce resources are available.

Lead Safety issue CFTs to drive Safety Alert and implementation plans.

Analyze and make recommendation of financial reserves and disposition of unreleased material inventory in engineering, operations and spares locations.

Minimum Qualification

Minimum education: BS in an engineering discipline; MBA a plus. Minimum 5+ years applicable experience; previous experience in semiconductor capital equipment industry preferred. Supervisory or management experience preferred.

Preferred Qualification

The ideal candidate will have the confidence and background to lead highly technical individuals across multiple organizations & management levels: demonstrated leadership capability, conviction to drive aligned PORs to completion, and courage to take make decisions.  The candidate must have the ability to bring clarity and guidance during uncertainty.

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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