Success Starts Here

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.

Materials Planning Manager, Sr. I

Date:  Aug 5, 2022


Req ID:  171422

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform comprehensive material assessment and add additional information to OMAT and Obsolescence Problem Reports
  • Accountable to partner with suppliers to resolve obsolescence issues.
  • Contact supplier to determine what type of commercial solution is available (i.e. revised forecast, part support tied to ongoing business, price negotiation, etc.)
  • If no commercial solution available, mitigate material oversights and capture current status in the PR
  • Ensure comprehensive material assessment complete in OMAT and forward the PR to OB PM within PR Cycle Time goal based on PR urgency.
  • Ensure that purchasing policies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and

operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets



Other Job Responsibilities

Other Responsibilities

  • Proven management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development
  • Responsible for the deliverables for the commercial Assessment team for cycle time and accuracy
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key
  • stakeholders and suppliers
  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Project management experience
  • Identify, design, develop and implement initiatives and programs for the organization. Obtain alignment and implement stakeholder and leadership input.
  • Collaborate cross functionally with SBMs, SCMs ,supply chain functions and suppliers .
  • Knowledge and understanding of supply chain business processes and components and supply chain management

Minimum Qualifications

  • Job Experience             :       10+ Yrs  Experience in supply chain management, obsolescence management, Engineering Change management, Inventory Management and Planning in manufacturing or shared services
  • Supervisory and management experience of 5+ Yrs managing a team of 10-15 resources
  • Educational Qualification    : Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline preferably in engineering
  • Desirable: Supply chain certification APICS

Mandatory Skills required to perform the job:

  • Experience in supply chain management interfacing with suppliers, manufacturers and brokers
  • Experience in procurement business processes as buyer and planning roles
  • Experience in working with advanced MS Excel, MS Access & MS Word
  • Knowledge of RFQ and Last Time Buy
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proven ability and skill set to analyze, document and improve business processes with sustained results
  • Skills to influence and drive decisions by working with cross functional groups like product management and supply chain
  • Desirable Skills:

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification
  • Knowledge and experience in engineering change management ,life cycle analysis, Product Change Notification, Component Obsolescence management
  • Knowledge of SAP or any ERP or PLM tools

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.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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