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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.

Sr. Director - Facilities

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 146103

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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
  • Lead strategic supplier programs
  • Lam Accountable Executive for the performance of strategic/mission critical outsource service providers (OSP)
  • Lead the selection of strategic outsource services providers
  • Establish and manage supplier management business processes, e.g., performance-based service delivery, periodic supplier executive-level business reviews, audits, compliance activities
  • Ensure compliance with internal business controls, including procurement and legal reviews, in the award of service contracts
  • Ensure that contracting for, and delivery of, strategic facilities infrastructure investments comply with Lam internal business controls and local laws
  • Lead cross-functional teams to architect service delivery processes and tools
  • Focus on scalability and predictability
  • Validate service performance through industry best practices and stakeholder feedback
  • Coordinate between Lam sites the identification & proliferation of facilities services best practices
  • Initiate and manage strategic facilities asset management programs that support Lam’s long-term quality, cost and speed objectives
  • Lead GWS sustainability program
  • Represent GWS on Corporate Social Responsibility team
  • Develop and manage strategies addressing energy reduction and open-market energy purchases


Other Job Responsibilities
  • Architect and drive Global Workplace Solutions key operational strategies
  • Responsible for GWS participation, response to Risk Management, ISO, Quality, Financial, and Customer Audits, including action plans
  • Program manage facilities commissioning of strategic facilities investments
  • Lead cross-site teams of subject matter experts to start up and stabilize new labs and manufacturing facilities
  • Ensure that operating practices are established at new locations
  • Lead the GWS business continuity program (BCP)
  • Represent GWS on Lam’s Corporate Incident Management Team
  • Coordinate representation by GWS on Site Incident Management Teams
  • Audit, update, test GWS BCP plans
  • Validate/audit strategic supplier BCP
  • Possess and demonstrate strong business acumen to set strategies, deliver innovation & set priorities for strategic programs ahead of asset management and business unit needs
  • Understand and adapt to the unique challenges of semiconductor capital equipment industry
  • Architect business processes and tools to optimize Lam’s bricks-and-mortar asset management strategies
  • Ensure compliance in a complex legal, financial and regulatory environment
  • Drive transformational changes
  • Develop & mentor the next level leaders as Lam Research prepares the company to scale to $15B/annual revenue with growing global footprint
  • Drive & improve accountability system in the organization to deliver predictable results inside a matrixed organization


Minimum Qualification
  • Lab and/or facilities operations experience
  • Extensive experience dealing with complex analytics and extracting actionable information (e.g., quality performance data, balance sheet, P&L, etc.)
  • Excellent negotiation & collaboration skills within an Engineering & Manufacturing environment
  • Represents Lam to outside agencies, consultants, etc.
  • Ability, competence, and confidence to lead & mentor people
  • Strong demonstrated leadership and management skills, ability to learn new skills quickly with minimal guidance
  • Experience managing a team of highly skilled & experienced leaders to achieve technical and business objectives
  • Achievement-oriented, self-starter possessing strong interpersonal skills with a strong focus on supporting stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with ability to understand and customize messaging based on intended audience.
  • 15+ years in semiconductor industry
  • Experience making decisions and managing multiple complex programs successfully
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a technical field.
Preferred Qualification
  • Lean / 6 Sigma black belt certification highly desirable
  • Master’s degree preferred.  Experience in contract law, real estate management and management accounting a plus.






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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