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Supplier Engineer

Date: Jun 2, 2018

Location: Shanghai, CN, 201203

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Position Title

Supplier Engineer, Cleaning/Coating/Painting/Surface Treatment

Lam Research China Office


Roles & Responsibilities

This position is part of the Supplier Materials & Technology (SMT) organization.  SMT is an organization that is innovative in manufacturing technology, materials and supply chain development.  The candidate is expected to play a vital role with supplier’s development and continuous improvement.  The candidate will have the opportunity to work across organizational functions to resolve technical, quality and production challenges, as well as opportunity to develop excellence in product manufacturing development and robustness within the global supply chain organization.

Duties (including but are not limited to):

  • Work with Lam internal stakeholders to develop and release products to suppliers
  • Drive the improvement of suppliers’ quality and manufacturing processes to ensure product quality and supply continuity
  • Act as technical lead for cross functional projects within the supply chain 
  • Audit the supplier quality management systems and drive improvement initiatives
  • Define, review and improve Supplier’s Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCA), Supplier’s Quality Systems and Processes of Record (POR)
  • Drive Root Cause and Corrective Action Analysis on suppliers related quality escalations
  • Perform Program/Project and Supplier Management roles with emphasis on problem-solving analysis and improvements in manufacturing and test processes


Commodity Focus

Cleaning, Coating, Painting, Surface Treatment



  • Creative thinking and strong problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Solid understanding of various problem solving methodologies to include 8-D/5 why
  • Experience in semiconductor equipment manufacturing engineering. At least 5 years of working in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry
  • Solid understanding of statistical process control and basic statistical analysis used in production setting
  • Solid understanding of equipment and component manufacturing processes
  • Experience in supplier process development & quality management
  • Experience in managing global and regional suppliers
  • Systems engineering and integration and customer fab knowledge
  • Project Management / Attentions to details
  • Effective verbal, written communication and presentation skills



As a minimum, Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.  Advanced degree is preferred

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