Job summary

As an MPM you act as the interface between a cross-functional program team focusing on the introduction of new products and the Supply Chain Organization. In this role, you are accountable for establishing a Supply Chain for Lam’s new products that meets performance, cost, quality, capacity, and on-time-delivery requirements. By applying your great communication skills, you provide fact-based guidance to the cross-functional program team, supporting them to make the right decisions & the program to succeed.

  • Form & lead cross-functional teams to define sourcing strategies
  • Proactively seek and maintain alignments with relevant stakeholders to support program needs and targets
  • Execute new product’s cost analyses & cost tracking on a regular basis
  • Identify, communicate and manage Supply Chain related program risks and prevent them from materializing
  • Identify material cost reduction opportunities utilizing should costing, benchmarking, cost driver analysis, functional cost analysis, etc.
  • Manage and execute material cost reduction activities
  • Provide recommendations for new supplier selection & evaluation
  • Support our new products’ fast transition from Pilot to High Volume Manufacturing
  • Ensure critical parts have gone through an extended part qualification process before first customer shipment
  • Identify critical path parts & implement measures enabling production to deliver to need date
  • Present the status of your deliverables as well as continuous improvement activities in management reviews on a regular basis

Job requirements

  • BA/BS in Business Administration or Engineering; MBA desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Strategic Procurement/(Project) Purchasing/Procurement Excellence/ Supply Chain Management. Program/ Project Management experience desired
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills supporting the ability to solve complex cross-functional issues with multi-dimensional, conflicting needs.
  • Understanding of what “best-in-class” means in Supply Chain
  • Understanding of product cost drivers & ability to derive corresponding cost reduction measures
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills enabling convincing presentations to leadership, management, and individual contributors
  • Advanced knowledge in NPI development projects
  • High-level of proficiency working with Microsoft Power Point and Excel.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills in English

Nice to have

  • Highly intrinsic motivated individual & results driven personality
  • A progressive, performance and excellence-driven mindset implementing positive change
  • Role model our Core Values (Achievement, Agility, Honesty & integrity, Inclusion & diversity, Innovation & continuous improvement, Open communication, Ownership & accountability, Teamwork.)
  • Pro-active, smart & self-employed work style
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Talented in identifying opportunities & anticipating risks
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment


This position is subject to the Austrian Collective Bargaining Agreement for Employees in the Metal Technology Industry in occupation group: F ( The monthly salary is paid 14 times per year. A higher payment is negotiable depending on expertise and skills. The candidate will be hired through a third party employment agency. 

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Lam Research, headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, employs more than 16,000 people worldwide and is a leading supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Lam’s wafer fabrication equipment and services allows chipmakers to build smaller, faster, and better performing electronic devices. It’s why nearly every advanced chip today is built with Lam Research technology. In Villach, Lam Research employs more than 700 people for the development and manufacturing of wafer cleaning equipment. 
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