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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.

Sr. Mgr, Business Operations Mgmt

Date: May 1, 2019

Location: Livermore, CA, US, 94551

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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.

The position is responsible for the integration of a lean program into the strategic imperatives of a Global Operations function, the application of lean skills across that function by employees in support of functional objectives, the training and coaching of those skills in a project environment and implementing an effective change management program within the function.


The person will collaborate with leaders/stakeholders on strategic initiatives and work on the planning, designing, and accomplishing of a Lean Six Sigma project portfolio that accomplishes measurable business process improvements related to those initiatives.

They will work directly with leaders in the organization to identify and recruit high performing individuals into the Lean Six Sigma program and develop and deploy succession plans for rotational black belts/green belts.

The individual will matrix manage/coach and train a team of cross-functional Black Belts/Green Belts working on the project portfolio that will support the business goals of the function by developing a strong competency in lean six sigma techniques to remove waste and reduce variation in functional processes.

Including demonstrated knowledge/experience of:

Customer focus (internal and external), critical thinking and creative problem solving, teamwork and collaboration, employee development and effective communication skills. Open to challenging the status quo, strong in strategic thinking and business acumen.

Lean Six Sigma principles and track record of successful projects in an operations context. Scrum methodology, DMAIC and DFSS, Lean manufacturing, Statistical methods, Strategy development and application, warehousing and/or logistics management in a capital equipment or service parts environment.

Leading and contributing to diverse and geographically dispersed cross-functional teams, including team members who are not direct report, and large-scale initiatives in a process management role; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to communicate and connect with all levels of the organization.  Ability to deal with conflicts in a cross functional environment. Ability to use personal influence to build positive working relationships with subject matter experts.

Minimum of 5+ years of enterprise-wide process and systems integration experience; along with 10+ years of previous management experience with direct reports required.  Training and practice with lean six sigma deployment and change management.

Preference to have a Masters level education and a certification in Lean Six Sigma Master black belt.



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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