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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.

Payroll Analyst

Date:  Oct 13, 2021

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  162857



We are actively seeking candidates for a full-time position. As a critical team member, the successful candidate will be part of the centralized Payroll Team providing strategic and analytical guidance to the general US employee and manager population and internal Payroll clients. In addition, this position will manage various vendor relationships responsible for payroll work. This position also functions as a subject matter expert for all Payroll processes, legal compliance, and SOX compliance.  

The ideal candidate is committed to providing an excellent service delivery model, has a strong record of excellence in providing high quality customer advice, has well-honed independent judgment and critical thinking skills. The candidate can communicate with all levels in the organization, from line employee to CEO staff member, and has experience working in fast-moving environments where priorities can shift with little notice.



  • Minimum 4 Years of Payroll Experience with BS and/or equivalent experience with emphasis on payroll certification (CPP, FPC) preferred
  • Project Management skills and ability to multitask.
  • Comfortable working in fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Data analysis an Excel skills.
  • Team player willing to be flexible to meet business needs.
  • Knowledge/experience in ADP preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, decision-making, and problem-solving skills required.

Job Responsibilities (including but not limited to)


  • Responsible for the full Payroll Life Cycle, including change requests from various cross functional teams and vendors
  • Facilitating timely payments to over 7000 regular Lam employees and ensuring payment processes are compliant with laws. 
  • Process Offboarding (Termination) of regular Lam employees and managers including supporting the numerous variables that arise in complex individual termination transactions
  • Manage the Payroll helpdesk function, including the helpdesk case management system (PlanSource)
  • Compile Payroll metrics for use at the senior manager and executive level
  • Drive business process improvements by identifying gaps/inefficiencies and providing required expertise to create processes and resources to address these areas.
  • Implement and administers payroll programs and practices in a US-service payroll model
  • Act as an escalation point for the Payroll support team and provide next-level guidance/status to managers, administrators, employees on general Payroll inquiries, manager queries, Employee Payroll Cycle Transactions, Data Processing, and/or Verification of Employment Letters
  • Develop and present Payroll training sessions for internal team members and employees

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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