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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.

Mechanical Engineer

Date:  Sep 18, 2023

Enschede, NL, 7521 PE

Req ID:  178353

Job Responsibilities

The goal of the Mechanical Engineer is to provide support for the PLD technology development. Focus of the engineer is on the Mechanical elements and system development.  He oversees the synergy between the various disciplines and is able to make well-founded choices within this. The Mechanical Engineer is part of the Mechanical & System Engineering team, responsible for developing the next generation of PLD deposition equipment. The Mechanical Engineer is part of project team(s) and reports to the Engineering Manager.


Other Job Responsibilities

  • Lead conceptualization, modeling, analysis, documentation, and test/validation of semiconductor chamber hardware.  
  • Work with potential suppliers to ensure parts can be manufactured in accordance with performance and cost objectives.
  • Ensure documentation is consistent with SEMI standards, Lam standards and other standards as applicable (ANSI, DIN etc.).
  • May design parts using metals, ceramics, quartz, and plastics; often incorporating advanced coating/plating. 
  • May develop and execute test plans that generate characterization data to understand and validate the performance of the design.
  • Develop and present reports/presentations that communicate design intent, analysis, and validation. 
  • Collaborate with international cross-functional teams to ensure hardware designs meet overall product objectives. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. with 0-1 years of relevant work experience; or
  • Master’s degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience; or
  • Mechanical Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • 3D CAD experience (ProE/Creo, NX, SolidWorks, or Inventor) is required, Creo preferred.
  • English fluency
  • Excellent oral and written communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency with modeling and assemblies in PTC Creo CAD system.
  • Proficient with thermal and structural analysis (Ansys or Comsol is a plus).
  • Experience with CFD flow simulation for gas flow in vacuum systems.
  • Prior experience developing semiconductor capital equipment.
  • Hands on, passionate about hardware development.



  • Able to think and be flexible
  • Can plan and organize a project
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Can clearly and logically articulate arguments to convince others



  • Able to make decisions
  • Works with global customers and peers in a fast paced environment

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

We Look Forward to Your Application

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