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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.

Technical Program Manager 5

Date: Aug 17, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World

 “… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible.” -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research


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. 


Position Overview:

The Technical Program Manager manages programs to develop Deposition products and upgrades from initiation through delivery including planning, directing schedules, prioritizing activities, and monitoring budget/spending. The program manager

  • Develops project plan and oversees conception, planning, implementation, including strategies, processes and resources. Ensures objectives are clearly defined and agreed to across the functional groups
  • Leads cross functional teams (CFT) consisting of mechanical and electrical engineers, product technologists, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, and many others through all aspects of Lam's Product Development and Release process for Deposition product. 
  • Organizes cross-functional activities, ensuring completion of the project i.e. product on schedule and within budget constraints.
  • Manages project schedule and task details by utilizing project management tools such as reports, tracking charts, checklist and project scheduling software.
  • Drives allocated resources from within the business unit and other organizations to achieve on-time and within budget performance objectives for the project.
  • Identifies and resolves potential complications within the project and develops solutions for resolution.



The Program Manager will possess excellent program management, communication and problem-solving skills. The ability to work well with a wide range of personalities and skills sets is essential. Comfort with executive level interaction and communication is a must.

What the successful candidate must have are, command of project/program management and scheduling tools, clear and thorough communications skills, strong problem solving skills, ability to drive decisions, ability to see the big picture and grasp complex interconnections, and self-drive with a bias for action.


Additionally, the candidate will have demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, process/product support technology, mechanical/electrical systems. Previous experience in the semiconductor equipment industry is a plus.  


Minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 5+ years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years experience; or equivalent experience.





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