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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.

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.

Production Test Technician

Date: Feb 26, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 139861

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine building a new manufacturing site in Malaysia from the ground up and 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

Production Test Technicians prepare technical reports and summarize findings related to technical problems experienced while testing and troubleshooting circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies. This role may also assist in identifying deficiencies in processes/procedures and escalate production issues to lead technicians, supervisors and engineering, ensuring productivity goals are met. (Responsibilities may vary depending on level) 

  • Install components/hardware by referring to drawings and Cell Fusion procedures and utilizing; utilize all resources available including inspecting the tool, reviewing the pass down, and, cross-referencing with sister tools to identify components correct hand tools, parts and fixtures; escalate non-conforming parts and procedures as needed
  • Access and update Configuration Editor settings by utilizing sales order/BOM (SAP) 
  • Set up specialized equipment (leak checker/dummy load/bird watt meter/VI Probe) by gathering required fixtures; Measure resistance/continuity/voltage by using digital multi-meters 
  • Write tasks on non-conformance issues internal (NCi's), coordinate with PSS as required, and identify issues and improvements; escalate to appropriate individuals/ departments as needed 
  • Perform leak checks (vacuum, water, pressure decay) by utilizing appropriate equipment (i.e. fixtures) and procedures (Cell Fusion and KM Matrix); verify check completed by utilizing I-marking, SQIP marks, and use of Swagelok go/no go gauges
Other Job Responsibilities
  • Understand/Report/Document/Review tool status and find tool information by utilizing various SAP commands; set up specialized equipment by gathering required fixtures and use the proper escalation path 
  • Create detailed MFG tasks covering skipped steps, document abnormal conditions and tool reminder
  • Understand and participate in multiple projects/product types using considerable judgment creatively and effectively while making recommendations for solutions; Provide feedback on work instructions utilizing the redline process
  • Consistently exhibit behaviors that align with Lam’s core values
  • Communicate verbally/writing in English to appropriate contacts in a timely manner to:
  • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Ensure workflow and keep to the production schedule.
  • Identify production issues and suggest continuous improvements.
  • Give system status during shift pass downs.
  • Actively participate in meetings and training
Safety Protocols
  • Complete all required safety training  
  • Follow safe work practices by lifting no more than 35 pounds, using ergonomic pads, stretching when needed, etc. 
  • Adhere to personal/ and product safety guidelines by: 
    • Utilizing appropriate PPE following clean room procedures
    • Following Lockout Tagout policies and procedures (LOTO and ZEST) 
  • Utilizing fixtures (lift hoists, lift track, gantry cranes, lifting tool) to aid in the assembly of tools 
  • Perform Risk Management By Walking Around (RMBWA) inspections and document, correct and/or escalate safety issues/hazards to appropriate individuals/departments 
Preferred Qualification
  • Associates degree in electronics or related field required and/or equivalent military experience that includes electronics, such as avionics technician
  • 1 to 6 years of semiconductor capital equipment industry depending on level
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Squat, kneel, walk, climb, stand and operate in ergonomically- challenging positions for over 50% of time Able to lift 35 pounds and perform repetitive motions using hands and various hand tools 
  • Distinguish between colors for wire identification  
  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities including but not limited to rework, overtime and potential limited travel to other Lam/customer facilities
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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