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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. Manager, Logistics

Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Livermore, CA, US, 94551

Req ID:  176542

Job Responsibilities

The Sr. Transportation Manager will create metrics that measure service levels, financial transportation performance, and service provider level adherence.  The metrics will be used forecast future requirements that anticipate market changes. The position will develop and maintain transportation routes to maximize effectiveness, efficiency, and space requirements.  The manager will develop a dynamic team that will be able to scale to the operational needs of the company. This role regularly requires external contacts to build relationships, review performance, resolve issues at root cause and drive improvements.


  • Manage the international airfreight and/or domestic transportation program provided exceptional service options at the lowest cost
  • Facilitate the transportation bid process
  • Analyzes and reviews Operations key performance indicators to identify opportunities for improvement, determine root cause, and develop plans to resolve; leads execution of the resolution.
  • Creating and implementing transportation policies and procedures; including preferred methods and measurements, processes, costs, service provider quality control.
  • Understand and then design the routing requirements in a Transportation Management System
  • Provides knowledge and direction on the ways multiple operations and visibility systems interact.  Guide the daily planning team accordingly.
  • Leads operational transportation resolution on destressed orders.
  • Facilitates ongoing efficiency improvements.
  • Evaluates model flow results and makes recommendations for improvement.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Researches and recommends continuous improvement opportunities for the operation based on external benchmarking and industry best practices.
  • Responsible for the Transportation program governing all aspects of our import and export activity. Includes supervising Logistics team members and their daily activity.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of shipment data; including product documentation; to partner with our Trade Operations and Supply Chain teams to proactively address compliance issues.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ yrs. experience
  • Experience with installing efficiency improvements
  • Transportation Management Systems use preferred
  • Dedicated or Regional transportation Experience preferred
  • International Airfreight experience required
  • Proven understanding of statistics and strong analytic skills
  • Knowledge of LEAN Six Sigma principles and standard project management processes
  • Intuitive ability to recognize innovative opportunities
  • Possess management skills including team facilitation, training, and motivation
  • Knowledge of Windows, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of the organization

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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