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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Senior Operations Business Analyst

Date:  Jul 13, 2024

Livermore, CA, US, 94551

Req ID:  183027
Worker Category:  Virtual Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of


The Global Operations Group brings information systems, facilities, supply chain, logistics, and high-volume manufacturing together to drive the engine of our global business operations. We help Lam deliver industry-leading solutions with speed and efficiency, while actively supporting the resilient and profitable growth of Lam's business.


The Impact You’ll Make

The Senior Operations Business Analyst is part of the Spares Planning organization who partners with the Customer Service Business group (CSBG), regional planners, spares customer service, and leaders across the company to identify issues impacting our customers, which may limit our ability to meet business objectives.


This role will have a high-profile presence and will be able to contribute and make a difference in the global operations increasing our value to our customers and our internal functions.

What You’ll Do

  • You will manage and lead large complex projects for internal and external end-users from discovery through execution and support.
  • Support critical Spares Planning ramp activities for different tools and commodities.
  • Partner with CSBG to drive planning / network actions on Silfex / Silicon commodity and MS strategy retention plans.
  • Work on advanced analytics projects such as text mining to develop insights supporting our demand and forecast.
  • Work with Spares, Order Fulfillment, and Planning management on Integrated Planning Solutions.
  • Partner with Supply Chain to improve MRP signal stability and implement improvement plans and strategies.
  • Provide support as needed for critical project needs such as Digital Transformation / ASW / Forecast Accuracy

Who We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Quality management, Supply Chain, or related degree; or master’s degree in industrial engineering.
  • Eight (8) years of related experience in a similar role.
  • Proven continuous improvement analytical experience, business analysis and
  • Project Management experience, to include defining the problem statement and objectives, development of analysis and solution approach.
  • Ability and willingness to work with multiple cross functional teams.
  • Proficiency in advanced statistics, knowledge of statistical methods for modeling multivariate data sets including machine learning techniques and other methods for modeling physical or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of Quick base, Power BI capability and development.
  • Ability to present conclusions and recommendations to executive audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits

At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at


CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: Min $86,000 -  Max $202,000

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

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