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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.

Operations Business Analyst Sr.

Date: Oct 16, 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.

Business Operations Analyst Sr.

Lam Research is seeking an experienced, data savvy business Operations Analyst to join their Aftermarket Service/Spare Parts Planning Systems and Analytics team.

This critical position will partner with spares planning management and will be responsible to optimize spares parts forecasting, inventory management, order fulfillment and supply planning processes by identifying and pursuing improvement opportunities passionately using appropriate analytical models, statistical methods, and accumulation of subject matter expertise.


The candidate will conduct data discovery, programmatic collection and data pipeline development, model development and data organization to provide robust graphical data visualizations and recommendations to improve business processes and performance in the Service Parts Planning realm and in support of the Planning Systems and process Roadmap. The candidate will perform Causal Analysis of process defects and develop and implement Corrective action plans to resolve them.


The success of all efforts is measured by the results of the specific initiatives of the candidate but also by impact on the key performance indicators for the entire org such as Customer Service Levels, Inventory Turns and Excess and Obsolete (E&O) material. So, an effective candidate will be a team player as we measure success not just individually but also collectively.


The position will independently drive the assigned projects/programs with stakeholders in a matrix environment and present the relevant KPI to the management.


We allow and encourage team members to explore their interests while supporting business objectives. So, their will be plenty of opportunities to expand your skill set while solving complicated problems related to different facets of a global supply chain network.


Job Functions/Duties

  • Enabling continuous improvement in Lam’s Planning process, systems and results as described above
  • Data collection, data pipeline development and data analysis for problem solving or ad hoc needs
  • Executive presentations
  • Basic Project/Program management for assigned areas
  • Work with business stakeholders to determine their business needs and transform them into business requirements specifications
  • Work with technical stakeholders to support the implementation/deployment of systemic solutions or changes to existing solutions
  • Learn and use the systems and applications deployed at Lam as needed to perform above job duties


Required Skills

  • Data collection and data pipeline development by writing queries for SQL server, SAP Hana and Microsoft Access
  • Working knowledge of SAP MRP and SAP MM, SD modules
  • Capability to analyze and interpret data with statistical methods
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer focus (internal and external), critical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Teamwork and collaboration, empathy and continuous learning



Preferred Skills


  • Supply chain management (APICS, CSCMP etc) certification will be a plus
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using SAP MRP will be a plus
  • Prior experience of building data dashboards will be a plus
  • Prior knowledge/experience or Interest to build models using ML/AI techniques will be a plus
  • Prior experience in a service parts management position or in capital equipment or semiconductor industry will be a plus
  • Prior knowledge or experience of forecasting and inventory optimization will be a plus
  • Experience and prior training on using Lean Six sigma problem solving tools will be a plus


Required - Bachelors in Supply Chain Management, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering Information Systems, Computer Science or related field plus 6 years of relevant experience


Preferred – Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems or related field plus 4 years of relevant experience






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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