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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.

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Transportation Process Improvement Manager

Date: Jan 16, 2018

Location: Livermore, CA, US, 94551

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Transportation / Shipping:

Provide training and be the SME (subject matter expert) for international and domestic air shipping

Maximize opportunity for consolidation shipping

Organize and manage periodic process and performance review with forwarders or small pack carriers

Process improvement - Organize continue improvement plans with forwarders or small pack carriers


Supply Chain Support and Coordination:

Escalation point for supply chain organization to resolve transportation issue

Manage expedited freight control with or without Transportation Management System


Problem Solving:

PS&DMP - Identify root causes, work with CFT (cross functional team) to drive sound and solid resolutions


Dangerous goods shipment support:

Executing support to the warehouses and carriers

Troubleshoot, re-booking and communicate to the impacted parties


RAM shipping support

Support transportation for RAM (return shipment) shipping & receiving

Working with freight forwarder and small pack carrier to understand scope of work


Air Cargo Market Update:

Working with the carriers / airlines to understand market changes

Provide recommendation in alternative shipping/routing methods

Provide recommendation and solution to mitigate risks of not making shipment delivery need dates


Transportation Management System Support:

Support TMS Program Manager and control tower team to improve services



Monthly freight model review:

Evaluate freight execution models

Support to improve execution and price efficiency (are we sending freight the right way and pay the right price?)


Bi-Annual freight benchmark:

Benchmark freight rates among primary and back up carriers

Compare market rates obtain from freight payment company



Bachelor degree or equivalent

8+ years working in global transportation / logistics fields

Global geography savvy

Freight forwarder experience preferred

Ability to form or work in a cross functional team

Experience in working with Transportation Management System

Experience working in / with supply chain  organization

SAP experience is a plus

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors and co-workers

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Experience with MS Office applications, savvy with Excel and Outlook


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Transportation, ERP, Supply Chain Manager, Supply, SAP, Engineering, Technology, Operations

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