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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. Supply Chain Business Manager

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID: 158032

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Job Responsibilities

  • Define and monitor supplier performance metrics
  • Evaluate supplier performance
  • Identify risks associated within the selected supplier base
  • Drive continuous supplier process and performance improvement related to procurement, inventory control (e.g., JIT, Kanban, Supplier Managed Inventory) capacity planning and manufacturing strategies
  • Document and share best known methods
  • Assess available and needed capacity
  • Manage allocations/priorities
  • Works on escalations and delivery improvements
  • Drive lead-time reduction efforts
  • Support cost reduction efforts
  • Create presentation, white papers, process flow charts to support continuous process improvement programs
  • Represent Supply Chain Operations across the global organization
  • Ensure internal/external customer needs are met
  • Encourage supplier involvement in highly technical / contractually complex new product part designs using the suppliers’ expertise to optimize quality and manufacturability
  • Work with engineering and the supplier to resolve complex problems to ensure on time delivery of critical material

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of supply chain management, procurement, materials management, manufacturing processes, business fundamentals/finance
  • Advanced knowledge of Fabrication Commodities i.e. Sheetmetal, Frames, Machining, or other commodities built from a unique Print and Bills of Material

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA,BS/BSE level degree in business, supply chain, engineering, materials science, logistics or related technical discipline (or equivalent knowledge)
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Business suite.
  • Project/program management skills and abilities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies and manufacturing processes (aptitude/proficiency)
  • Ability to build and lead cross-functional teams
  • Strong matrix management abilities
  • Relationship building abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills, strong negotiation skills, strong mentoring, & influencing change

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates with previous work experience in commodity management, procurement, contracting, materials management, operations management encouraged to apply
  • Certification by NAPM (National Association of Purchasing Management) and/or APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society)




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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.

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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