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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.

Sr. Analyst, Customs Compliance

Date: Aug 28, 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.



  • Reporting to the Senior Manager of Foreign Trade Policy, facilitate trade while ensuring compliance with global Trade regulations. 
    Responsible for assisting with worldwide oversight of Trade areas:
  • Compliance with US and international regulations 
  • Customs entry compliance
  • Corporate-wide direction for Trade compliance matters
    Primary Responsibilities:
  1. Responsible for working with Customs and Brokers on all routine PEA’s, PSC’s, protests, etc.
  2. Responsible for weekly review of FTZ import entries regarding tariff classification and valuation
  3. Work closely with regional spares group on import related issues
  4. Continuous improvement of a global import compliance program
  5. Maintain/update Import compliance policies for the company while seeking cross-functional alignment
  6. Compliance oversight of internal programs (Drawback, FTZ Operations, Use of Free Trade Agreements)
  7. Advocacy for internal cross-functional Trade compliance assessment programs
  8. Drive and help enhance the company’s Customs and Trade valuation program
  9. Represent Lam with US Government (Customs, FTZ Board, Census)
  10. Cross-functional alignment on resource support of projects involving both export and import activities
  11. Promote policy and procedural cross-functional alignment
  12. Broker and carrier Standard Operating Procedures
  13. Facilitate assessment of benefits for Trade Partnership Programs


Experience / Education / Business / Technical Knowledge Required



  • 5+ years of relevant senior-level global trade compliance experience



  • Minimum BA/BS  - Trade related advanced degree preferred


Business / Technical Knowledge

  • US Customs regulations
  • Experience with international Customs regulations in APAC and EU jurisdictions
  • Strong experience with Foreign Trade Zones and Free Trade Agreements
  • Ability to communicate effectively  - written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member and interact / collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Project management, planning and organizational skills
  • Experience delivering training to all levels of the organization preferred (US and international)
  • Experience interacting, verbal and written, with US government agencies and Trade organizations
  • Logistics experience preferred


Ability to travel domestically and internationally (5% of time), for trade related matters







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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