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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.

Supplier Quality Engineer - Surface Treatment

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Bayan Lepas, Penang, MY, 11900

Req ID: 155374

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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

Surface Treatment Supplier Engineer

The candidate will be responsible for performing professional engineering examination and evaluation of Lam’s suppliers for surface treatments including precision cleaning, coating, anodizing, plating, and micro-contamination control. The ideal candidate will play an active role managing projects and products relative to supplier manufacturing development, quality initiatives, supplier selection, problem solving as well as designing and conducting independent experiments and tests. Project management duties include working with cross-functional teams consisting of supply business management, engineering, manufacturing, field service and suppliers to provide feedback and requirements during new product development through to production release. Candidates need to exhibit excellent problem-solving skills: defining the problem, identifying objectives, assessing risk, developing approach, analyzing results and providing recommendations. Ideal candidate will direct and independently manage manufacturing process/quality implementation of required changes and modifications at suppliers.


Other Job Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure suppliers’ manufacturing processes are in place to produce reliable products in a repeatable manner. Develop and audit quality control systems. Develop and drive supplier improvement plans.
  • Develop and execute plans for failure analysis on products returned from the field related to inorganic, organic, and particle contamination and material issues.
  • Coordinate development activities with suppliers and product groups in developing new products.
  • Conduct effective supplier visits in evaluating and managing new and existing suppliers.
  • Design and execute an experiment, review data, develop conclusions.
  • Implement industry standard process control techniques such as six sigma techniques to manage and develop production efficiencies and quality for Lam products.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum Education: BS/MS Degree in a technical field listed in (but not limited to) the following: ChE, Chemistry, Mat Sci
  • 7+ years applicable experience specific to surface treatments such as anodizing, coating, and plating, contamination control, precision cleaning, material science, and manufacturing processes and design, preferably in the semiconductor industry.
  • Strong project management, organizational and communication skills required.
  • The ability to read drawings (with understanding of ANSIY14.5) required.
  • Working knowledge of SPC required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with proven history of successful resolution.

Our Commitment


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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