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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: Jul 21, 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


Technical Program Manager 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 Qualification


  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Ability to lead a team in the process of assessing project risks and developing appropriate mitigation plans
  5. Escalate issues while maintaining positive relationships with team members and other organizations
  6. Ability to influence peers, internal customers and executives to gain acceptance of program solutions
  7. Extensive experience with product release related program management.
  8. High level of familiarity with the design release process
  9. Change management experience
  10. Cross-functional teams leadership experience
  11. 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 Qualification
More About Us ….


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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