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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.

Program/Project Manager 5

Date: Jan 24, 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

Program Manager, Strategic Planning

Planning and coordinating activities in support of Lam’s strategic initiatives across multiple factory sites, product groups and business functions.



Strategic Planning: assisting with translating ESPC, Demand signals into flexibility forecasts for Mfg, Supply Chain & Logistics planning

Owner of Integrated Capacity Planning (ICP) and Most Optimistic Forecast (MOF) processes

Manage Annual Operating Plan (AOP) goal setting, consolidating requests within OF, and aligning requests as needed

Oversee QCR, QFR, and QOR (Quarterly Commit, Forecast, Operations Reviews) cycle and content review


Process and cross functional Improvements:

Benchmark order fulfillment processes and institute best in class processes

Program managing systems architecture improvements for order fulfillment processes (SAP, Kinaxis etc)

Developing competence and expertise in program management and Lean Six Sigma.  Utilizing analytics for delivering to business objectives (Leadtime & MCOS etc)

Program managing efforts to strengthen cross functional planning and coordinating activities in support of Lam’s strategic initiative to improve GOPs “voice” to our internal SOPs/AT Stakeholders, to gather & align competitive operational information and to orchestrate programs to deliver operational value to our Customers .


Sustaining activities:

Responsible for order fulfillment merger & commonality activities

Responsible for scalability, simplification & subtraction initiatives


Analytics and Performance tracking:

Responsible for Order Fulfillment efficiency metrics and tracking, such as:

  • Absorption Credit Uplift (ACU) program
  • Product Lead Time and Effective Lead Time performance
  • Delivery metrics: OTD to MCSD, OTD to CRD


BS Degree in Engineering

10 years’ experience in Engineering/Customer Facing roles

Requires solid understanding of Semiconductor Customers and Products

Requires high integration skills to work across multiple functional groups within/outside GOPs to achieve stated results

Requires communication & presentations skills to deliver high quality input to GOPs/PG VP’s and then to SOPs/AT Management for delivery to Customers

Requires critical thinking to develop strategic plans

Requires relationship skills to bring best in class practices to OF via outside sources, consultants etc


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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