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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Supervisor- Production Test

Date: Jul 3, 2020

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

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. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.

Job Responsibilities

General Position Summary:
Responsible for allocating Dry Operations Support labor hours to meet production/test schedule; troubleshoot complicated issues and escalate situations through proper paths; complete employee performance reviews ensuring criteria are met for promotions or terminations. Attend meetings and write correspondence with management, engineers, vendors, customers to meet production goals.
Supervisors apply skills including active listening, writing, personnel coordination, compiling sources of data to decide what action to take to maintain a production schedule. They orchestrate labor and supplies within budgetary considerations to reach full production capacity.

Dry OPs Support Supervisory Tasks:
● Manages employees in support of Facilities Kits, CTU – Central Tooling Unit, and SWIC – Software Installation Center to ensure transparency with high-volume manufacturing environment.
● Manage employee time cards through WorkNexus and KRONOS.
● Address materials issues by following proper escalation paths through PSS/warehouse supervisors/production meeting escalations.
● Review release schedule, capacity and engineering owned issues by utilizing SAP, receiving management input and visually assessing the floor capacity.
● Compute estimates for labor reduction and continuous improvement by developing and presenting proposals/projects to managers.
● Review generated records of employees’ attendance and hours worked by creating an employee profile; and provide requested information to management for promotions, reprimands, conversions and bonuses.
● Use Employee Connect to calculate raises, transfer employees, goal tracking and performance reviews, open job requisitions, complete terminations, convert employees and submit bonuses/awards.
● Assess performance of employees by checking with peers, reviewing assigned goals, verifying that they have signed off on their ITP’s, check Training Partner to ensure they’ve completed required training.
● Manage employee performance by documenting, coaching and communicating desired behaviors; work with management and HR to suggest corrective action which could result in verbal, written warning or termination.
● Manage the ordering of parts, materials, and equipment by utilizing team members/planning/engineering or by generating purchase requests in SAP, SharePoint, ERF, or Ariba.
Safety Protocol:
● Educates team on safe work environment by wearing Clean Room Grade Protective or Safety Equipment (safety shoes/glasses/gloves/hearing protection/hard hats) and partake in safe practices (hoist/poor placement of tools/cords/ladders/cones/barriers/gantry).
● Must be able to squat, kneel, walk, climb, stand, and reaching outside neutral for over 50% of the time as well as the ability to lift 35 pounds.  Additionally, must be able to distinguish colors for electrical wire identification.
● Investigate and document accidents, injuries, and illnesses by generating incident reports in EHS site and initiate meetings on corrective action.
● Support and model personal safety practices/protocols by demonstrating proper use, addressing safety related issues and enforcing written policies; Inspect and monitor work area by completing RMBWA's and entering data in EHS website.
● Verify employees are current and up to date on required training by checking in Lam training partner and/or other training compliance reports.



Other Job Responsibilities

● Communicates in English both written and verbal.
● Encourage team work by modeling and follow through with positive communication/problem solving behaviors while honoring Lam's core values. Support employees by allocating time to listen to concerns, get a status report of how they are progressing, providing positive feedback, rewarding with gift cards and bonuses; and present opportunities for improvement to encourage personal/professional development. Provide the opportunity to share time saving techniques/possible resolutions by presenting issues at impromptu or on the floor meetings.
● Prioritize shift start activities by reading emails/receive passdowns/communicate with management/receive and delegate tasks/assess the floor; receive goals/projections/updates by participating in staff meetings with management; generally, confers with other supervisors to coordinate operations/activities within or between departments.
● Attend/participate in production meetings by preparing notes/presenting findings on recent ETS events/engineering issues/milestones at risk/NCis/tools launching/tools crossings/line downs/pre-ship status; Communicate floor activities/safety events/quality information/forecasts/timelines by generating charts/reports for staff/management by utilizing Office suite programs and conduct quarterly meetings and reviews. Participate in Core meetings to drive material, taking notes/find materials/investigate NCi's/counter to counter STO/rework PO/tool to tool transfer.
● Assign and adjust labor allocation/activities based on work priority/material availability/ship .date/skill of personnel by reading information provided in passdowns and emails. Monitor flow of production/address troubled systems by delegating personnel to help with troubleshooting.
● Addresses internal customer escalations by reviewing related documentation or performing your own test case and define root cause for corrective action; Obtain and clarify company policies and procedures for employees by being a conduit of communication and escalating issues to HR if required; Communicate escalations by writing emails/making phone calls/sending text messages/having face to face meetings.
● Coach continuous improvements projects in association with Lean Six-Sigma problem solving methods that are made available to all employees. Leverage the training and materials readily available to establish disciplined problem-solving skills amongst the team.


Minimum Qualification

Education and/or Experience:
● Effective written and verbal communication skills in English
● Minimum of Associates degree required


Preferred Qualification

● 0-1 year of previous supervisory experience
● 2-4 years of experience in the semiconductor capital equipment industry

More About Us ….


Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


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.

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