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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.

Senior Director, Logistics

Date: Jan 15, 2020

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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.


As a Leader in Lam’s Global Logistics Operations organization, this critical position requires a passionate, driven leader who will architect and deliver strategic directions to the organization’s distribution network, ensuring the company is positioned to be a winner in a complex, fast paced, highly competitive industry.  Initial focus will be to outline a global transportation network of in-bound supply, multiple manufacturing site across the globe, and a high, volume after-market Spares network to support increasing complexity due to Lam’s Build-Anything, Build-Anywhere strategic initiative. 


This executive position resides within the Global Logistics, Inventory, Spares organization (GLIS), as part of the Global Operations organization (GOps).  This person will collaborate across the GOps, specifically with Supply Chain, Order Fulfillment (Production Control), Manufacturing, and Spares Operations.  Location of the position is in Livermore, CA and will include worldwide travel.




Oversees the planning and controls the flow of materials, products, services and related systems information from point of origin to point of delivery. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to supply chain services, inventory control, or critical parts availability, material handling, import-export licensing, third-party warehousing and shipping/receiving activities. Develops and implements logistics plans, budgets, and procedures to maximize compliance with customer needs within budget constraints. Provides financial reporting and reconciliation of inventories. Exhibits thorough understanding of international Letters of Credit and other forms of banking documents and international shipments. Interacts with vendors and peers in Manufacturing, Sales, Finance, and Product Development personnel to optimize systems and procedures. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.



  • A minimum of 15 years of professional experience, preferably with a minimum of 5 years in executive management roles.
  • Has worked in an executive leadership role within a global matrix managed multi-site company with manufacturing and supplier operations spread over multiple continents with at least $1 billion in revenue.
  • Demonstrated business orientation and proactive leadership that identifies and anticipates problems, issues, and risks to a project outcomes and manages those issue in advance of a critical situation.
  • Demonstrated success at using rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Proven record in leading a large organization to new level of performance
  • Has led and developed high performing teams and demonstrated ability to maintain and engage staff.
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills across multiple cultures in North America, Europe and Asia
  • Be able to lead & influence technically strong employees
  • Believe, practice and reward core values (achievement, honesty and integrity, innovation and continuous improvement, mutual trust and respect, open communication, ownership and accountability, teamwork, think: customer, company, individual)
  • Executive presentation skills for internal and external executive presentations
  • Operational background required
  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma Master blackbelt preferred
  • Experience in Semi-Conductor or High-Tech Industry preferred



Bachelor’s degree in Business Operations or Engineering Equivalent, MBA or equivalent post graduate qualification desirable








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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