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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.

Supv 2, Materials

Date: Feb 22, 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.

NPI Purchasing Supervisor - Job Responsibilities



Oversees activities related to the purchase of material, material control, inventory control, shipping/receiving and stores functions. Develops, implements, and maintains department policies and procedures. Ensures materials are ordered and in stock to meet company requirements, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels. Coordinates the efficient movement of materials with supply chain, production and engineering. Reviews and plans requirements for purchasing materials. May assist in managing supply and demand using enterprise resource planning systems.  Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Other Job Responsibilities

Job Functions

  • Assists the NPI Purchasing Manager with planning and implementing activities related to the purchasing of materials for the manufacturing floor.
  • Supervises and manages a team of MRP buyers and Expeditors in the process of daily MRP requisitions, expedited deliveries and resolving issues as required.
  • Works cross-functionally with Supply Chain, Planning, Project Services, Engineering and Manufacturing to manage material delivery dates and related escalations for delivery date improvement.  
  • Assists in developing, communicating and enforcing company policies and procedures for purchasing
  • Reviews and approves purchases up to a specified dollar amount
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the department
  • Assists in other capacities as needed
Minimum Qualification
Preferred Qualification

Education, Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent is required

An advanced degree preferred

Requires a minimum of 5+ years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing industry or similar

Previous experience managing others

Individual must be effective at oral and written communication and problem-solving

Individual must act as a leader and change agent while preserving/fostering internal and external relationships

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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