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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.

Supply Chain Business Mgr 4

Date: Nov 8, 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.

This Supply Chain Business Manager (SBM) position is an individual contributor that plays a vital role with OEM and Off-the-Shelf-Component suppliers.  The SBM will work with suppliers to manage and improve their processes, drive operational excellence in supply chain operations, and participate in continuous improvement programs.

Supply Chain Business Manager Primary Roles and Performance Objectives:

  • Define and monitor supplier performance metrics
  • Evaluate supplier performance
  • Benchmark supplier performance with industry standards
  • Identify risks associated within the selected supplier base
  • Drive continuous supplier process and performance improvement related to procurement, inventory control (e.g., JIT, Kanban, Supplier Managed Inventory) capacity planning and manufacturing strategies
  • Document and share best known methods
  • Assess available and needed capacity
  • Manage allocations/priorities
  • Work on escalations and delivery improvements
  • Drive lead time reduction efforts
  • Support cost reduction efforts
  • Create presentation, white papers, process flow charts to support continuous process improvement programs
  • Represent Supply Chain Operations across the global organization
  • Ensure internal/external customer needs are met
  • Encourage supplier involvement in highly technical / contractually complex new product part designs using the suppliers’ expertise to optimize quality and manufacturability
  • Work with engineering and the supplier to resolve complex problems to ensure on time delivery of critical material
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on relevant industry trends


We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates:

  • Customer focus
  • Ability to work independently
  • Problem-solving capabilities
  • Team player
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment


Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Business background
  • Basic statistical analysis used in production settings
  • Understanding of production processes
  • International & domestic travel
  • 7+ years of experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Global Supply Chain experience
  • Project Management / Team Lead experience
  • Lean six sigma experience



  • Business or Supply Chain Bachelor’s degree - required
  • Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or Industrial Engineering Advanced degree - preferred






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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