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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.


Senior NPI Materials Program Manager

Date:  Jun 26, 2024
Location: 

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  182719
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of

Global Operations - NPI Materials, Technical Program Management, brings information systems, facilities, supply chain, logistics, and high-volume manufacturing together to drive the engine of our global business operations.  We help Lam deliver industry-leading solutions with speed and efficiency, while actively supporting the resilient and profitable growth of Lam's business.

 

The Impact You’ll Make

As a Technical Program Manager at Lam, you are not just overseeing projects – you’re orchestrating breakthroughs in support of developing and releasing new products. You’ll lead cross-functional teams through successful project execution blending your technical excellence with strategic planning to deliver new or upgraded products. Your role is vital, owning technical projects from initiation through delivery using your expertise in planning, directing, and monitoring schedules and budget.

In this role, you will directly contribute to successful sourcing, supplier ramp readiness, and meeting cost objectives.

What You’ll Do

  • 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)

Who We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial).
  • 12 (Twelve) years of industry experience.
  • Program Management experience in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Power Point and SAP.
  • Ability to read and interpret product Bill of Materials (BOMs).
  • Direct experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • 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.

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits


At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at www.lambenefits.com

 

CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: Min $117,000 -  Max $259,000

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

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