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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./Staff Technical Program Manager

Date:  Aug 29, 2021

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  159999

Job Responsibilities


The Technical Program Manager is responsible for leading engineering programs with the Global Products Engineering group.  The successful candidate will be responsible for creating program plans, conducting project/engineering reviews, tracking progress, communicating status, escalating and closing gaps, monitoring/controlling budget, and supporting a variety of engineering tasks to achieve a number of successful product and feature launches within the context of Lam’s Product Development and Release process.

Proven ability in leading, running, overseeing and directing semiconductor equipment engineering programs and projects of varying size from inception to successful completion. 

  • Planning and scheduling project goals, milestones and deliverables
  • Creating strategies for contingency planning and risk mitigation
  • Resource allocation and schedule alignment
  • Identifying & solving project issues effectively and expeditiously
  • Managing conflicts and gaps in resources (human, budget, time) across large crossfunctional teams
  • Present program status updates to executives on a monthly basis



Other Job Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications


  • Ability to form and develop teams with members from different organizations and geographies.  Develop a culture of creativity and accountability in project teams- solve problems in new ways while keeping organizational commitments
  • Ability to lead a team in the use of problem-solving techniques (5 Why Analysis, DMAIC, fishbone) and translate findings into an executable plan.  Strong data analysis skills and experience extracting information from data
  • Know when and how to communicate- email, presentation, face to face, collaboration tools- to maintain alignment between team members, project executives and project stakeholders in a dynamic, geographically distributed and culturally diverse organization
  • Ability to lead a team in the process of assessing project risks and developing appropriate mitigation plans
  • Escalate issues while maintaining positive relationships with team members and other organizations
  • Ability to influence peers, internal customers and executives to gain acceptance of program solutions
  • Extensive experience with product release related program management.
  • High level of familiarity with the design release process
  • Change management experience
  • Cross-functional teams leadership experience
  • Ability to operate in a fluid environment and independently drive initiatives


Education:  B.S. degree in Engineering, or a related technical field, or 10 years in related experience leading in a technical role.

Preferred Qualifications

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.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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