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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. Strategic Commodity Manager

Date: Sep 3, 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.

Job Responsibilities

The Strategic Commodity Manager is positioned at the interface between Lam product teams and industries/suppliers that provide core component technologies. We are responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies, recommending product innovations based on technology development and maintaining supplier partner relationships. The position requires an interest in market dynamics, negotiation and pricing, manufacturing processes, supply chain optimization, risk mitigation and collaboration across internal and external organizations.

In this position you will play a vital role managing the Power Supply commodity space. You will work across organizations to: formulate and execute commodity strategies, align development deliverables, negotiate contracts/agreements, benchmark suppliers and resolve delivery, cost and production challenges.

Other Job Responsibilities
  • Develop, align and implement commodity strategy
  • Direct new supplier engagement and/or disengagement requirements to the Lam supply base
  • Collaborate across the Lam organization to ensure business objectives are met
  • The ability to identify potential supply issues and communicate findings to senior leaders
  • Optimize supply chain/supplier performance through cost, capacity scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Develop and present high-level cost savings opportunities
  • Drive formal supplier performance reviews
  • Understanding of Power Supply technical documents (i.e., specifications/schematics/drawings) and function within semiconductor manufacturing tools
Minimum Qualification
  • Minimum Education: BA/BS/MS degree in Business or a technical field listed herein (but not limited to) the following: Electrical Engineering or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum Experience:  7+ years of experience in a Supply Chain, Operations, or production/planning environment.  Preferably in Semiconductor industry.
  • Exceptional interpersonal relationship skills and professional level of emotional intelligence necessary to achieve the desired objective deliverables.
  • Proven experience of strong analytical and problem-solving skills with history of successful resolution.





Preferred Qualification
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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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