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.

Senior Manager, Purchasing

Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  160431

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage, coach, and develop a broad team of buyers, expeditors, and supervisors in multiple locations in a fast paced NPI environment
  • Ensure material supply of new design parts meet Pilot build requirements
  • Achieve SLA’s for fast paced RPM program to meet aggressive requirements for both engineering and Pilot schedules
  • Course correct staff processes when they deviate from achieving key SLA’s
  • Evaluate accurate headcount to support current and forecasted volumes
  • Champion changes that drive greater efficiency and effectiveness in meeting internal customer needs
  • Work cross-functionally to establish R&R for purchasing related tasks
  • Drive cross-functional teams to solve process issues impacting Pilot performance
  • Work upstream with engineers and program managers as well as downstream with the warehouse, logistics and manufacturing floor to ensure customers’ deadlines and needs are met


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA,BS/BSE level degree in business, supply chain, engineering, materials science, logistics or related technical discipline
  • Two+ years’ directly managing others
  • Previous work experience in commodity management, procurement, contracting, materials management, operations management
  • Additional required skills include leadership skills, strategic thinking, attention to detail for everyday tactical execution, and excellent people and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management / Team Lead experience
  • Lean six sigma experience

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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