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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Technical Program Manager 4

Date:  Jun 16, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  182047
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

Job Responsibilities

Technical Program Manager is responsible for leading engineering programs within 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 release. 

  • 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 cross functional teams
  • Present program status updates to executives monthly

Other Job Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Engineering, or a related technical field, or 5 years in related experience leading in a technical role.
  • 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
  • Experience with product release related program management
  • 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

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Our Perks and Benefits

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CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: $98,000.00 -  $216,000.00

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

Our Perks and Benefits: At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at Lam Benefits

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