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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.

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. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Sr. Strategic Commodity Manager - Fluid Delivery

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Livermore, CA, US, 94551

Req ID: 145508

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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 Overview

Req #145508


As a leader in Lam’s Global Supplier Management organization, this critical position requires a passionate, driven leader who will architect and deliver strategic directions to the organization’s supply chain, ensuring the company is positioned to be a winner in a complex, fast paced, highly competitive industry.  Initial focus will be to architect commodity supply chain to support a growing global business with a high degree of complexity.   This includes aligning resources, prioritizing strategies, establishing targets, and implementing growth and cost initiatives that support the broader business strategy.


This executive position resides within the Global Operations Supply Chain organization and reports to the head of Strategic Commodities.  This person will collaborate with the Executive management team, Supply Chain Executives and Product Group Executives.   Location of the position is in Livermore, CA and will include worldwide travel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop a 3-year vision, strategy and organizational structure for assigned commodities. The strategy should enhance competitive differentiation and address commodity availability, quality and cost.  (Your focus area will be managing Remote factories and OEM suppliers for Fluid delivery)
  • You and the collaboration with others, will be responsible for architecting and delivering a complete end to end strategy that supports Lam’s 3-year horizon
  • Execute the vision and implement the strategy by gaining executive alignment and motivating and engaging the workforce to fulfill the vision.
  • Lead sourcing negotiations. 
  • Drive business processes that enable effective prioritization and facilitate faster customer solutions.
  • Provide inspired leadership and direction to the global supply chain organization.  Continue to build and develop a world class team in an environment where successful people want to work.
  • Instill a culture of quality and discipline into all of our suppliers. 
  • Build and maintain a strong employee organization through strategic hiring, development, and performance management. 
  • Develop and execute the optimum geographic distribution of the organization to get the desired results most effectively.
  • Manage supplier relationships to deliver negotiated value

Other Job Responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial Engineering or similar; MBA or equivalent post graduate qualification desireable.
  • A minimum of 15 years of professional experience.
  • 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.
  • Has extensive experience interfacing with customers and suppliers and managing these relationships on product issue identification, problem resolution and total experience.
  • 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
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills across multiple cultures in North America, Europe and Asia






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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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