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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Senior Program Manager, Planning

Date:  Jun 11, 2024

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  183581
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of

The Global Operations Group brings information systems, facilities, supply chain, logistics, and high-volume manufacturing together to drive the engine of our global business operations. We help Lam deliver industry-leading solutions with speed and efficiency, while actively supporting the resilient and profitable growth of Lam's business.  


The Impact You’ll Make

As a Senior Program Manager for Long Term Planning at Lam, you will play a pivotal role in driving projects and programs for the Planning Operations team. You will help manage operational KPIs and manage strategic programs including the Long Term Planning program to drive operational readiness.  You will work with marketing and analytical teams to create a 18-36 month forecast, which is then distributed to Global Operations to appropriately size the business to support the build plan. You’ll be at the forefront of project initiation through delivery, using your expertise to coordinate cross-functional teams and ensure inputs into the forecasting model are validated and aligned.  


Location of the position can be in Tualatin, OR, or Fremont, CA.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage medium to large scope projects for the Planning Operations group to help solve complex cross-functional business problems.
  • Facilitate and create content for executive level operations reviews.
  • Build solutions that will improve business processes and support critical business strategies by partnering with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Provide actionable insights for management to support decision making through data collection and analysis.
  • Develop and deliver clear and concise communications for leadership teams and stakeholders.
  • Ensure execution, manage risks, assure adherence to program or project schedules, and performance to meet business requirements.
  • Run change management for process updates, BKMs, project deployments.


Who We’re Looking For

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Business, or related field. MBA or master’s preferred but not required.  
  • Twelve (12) years of experience in an engineering or operations role with demonstrated Project Management skills in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating cross-functional teams and influencing executive stakeholders in heavily matrixed environment.
  • Strategic thinker with analytical skills for data-based decision making.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal and multi-tasking skills.
  • Project management certifications and problem solving preferred: PMP, CAPM, Six Sigma, Scrum Master, 8D, 5 Whys.
  • Semiconductor industry experience is a plus.

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits


At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at 

Our Perks and Benefits: At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at Lam Benefits

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