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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.

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Sr. Director, Supply Chain

Date: Jul 18, 2020

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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.

Overview

As a leader in Lam’s Global Supplier Management organization, this position requires a passionate, driven leader who can architect and implement change while operating in a matrix role. The role requires balancing needs of a Product Group the needs of the Global supply chain & Global Ops organization.  This leader will work directly with Global Operations and Product Group leadership and will be responsible for aligning resources, prioritizing programs, establishing targets and driving results that support the business objectives of the Product Group partner and the supply chain organization.   

Job Responsibilities
  • Supply Chain Strategic Management and Execution.   Leads and holds all stakeholders accountable in the execution and enhancement of the strategic sourcing initiatives to meet Product and Program requirements.  Works with MPMs, Pilot, Product Management, Engineering, Global Operations, and Supply Chain to assess, identify and mitigate risks in the planning and execution of the sourcing strategy.
  • Represents Global Supplier Management as the single point of contact to the product group to support critical sourcing and supply chain escalation, roadmap and objectives alignment.  Influence key partners to achieve business objectives.
  • Develops strong, collaborative and effective relationships with the product group; including when supply chain and product group goals are in tension.
  • Develop an understanding of product group market penetration and defense strategies and be able to parse this into requirements for the supply chain.
  • Partners with Product Management, Strategic Commodity Managers & Materials Program Managers to develop high level supply chain strategies and goals that are aligned with the product strategy and ultimately drive the globalization of supply chain to support the expansion of Lam Research factories global footprint. Owns the integrated view and alignment of these strategies, goals and milestones with the product group and holds all stakeholders accountable to meeting these.
  • Where necessary directly supports the escalation of deliverables from supply chain in support of Product Group objectives.
  • Where necessary negotiates with and qualifies suppliers to set up a supply chain that supports the manufacturing strategy for the products. 
  • Provides inspired leadership and direction to the global supply chain organization.  Continue to build and develop a world class team in an environment where successful people want to work.
  • Instills a culture of quality and discipline into all of our suppliers. 
  • Be able to navigate Lam and supplier constraints such as: Time to market, source locking and moving suppliers.
     
Other Job Responsibilities
  • 15+ years relevant work experience
  • Extensive leadership experience with in an operations environment at a quality driven company
  • Experience with Six sigma or lean manufacturing
  • Strong QMS
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills across multiple cultures in North America, Europe and Asia
  • Believe, practice and reward core values (achievement, honesty and integrity, innovation and continuous improvement, mutual trust and respect, open communication, ownership and accountability, teamwork, think: customer, company, individual)
  • Executive presentation skills for internal and external executive presentations
  • Experience in supplier development
  • Operational background required
  • Experience in Semi-Conductor or High Tech Industry preferred
Minimum Qualification
  •  Motivated and competitive individual with international and multicultural management experience
  • Capable to make deep-dive analyses whilst maintaining top-level overview regarding problem and solutions
  • Deep understanding of supply chain, logistics, planning & operations
  • Demonstrated successful cross-functional management and team building in a rapid growth/changing/fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record of high performance; ability to drive and lead change
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and people management skills
  • Previous executive level operations management
  • Result oriented, hands-on mentality
  • Willingness to travel

 

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Business Operations or Engineering equivalent with 15+ years of related experience and 12+ years in mgmt. An advanced degree preferred

 

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