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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.

Design Specialist

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 148861

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Be Part of a New Technology...

Lam is developing a new dry resist technology that will help extend the resolution, productivity, and yield of EUV lithography. Lam’s dry resist solutions offer significant EUV sensitivity and resolution advantages, which in turn contributes to more economic costs for each EUV wafer pass.  


Dry photoresist is a revolutionary technique using dry technologies instead of the existing wet spin coating and development. The key advantages are stability, photosensitivity, environmental footprint, and cost. This evolving technology has demonstrated best-in-class resist performance at leading edge design rules and opens the door to a new world of innovations in EUV lithography patterning.


This significant opportunity for Lam means that we need to hire the best and the brightest talent to take this innovation to the next level.  We invite you to join us as we embark on this journey and set out to advance dry resist technology. Let’s continue to revolutionize technology, together. 

Job Responsibilities

Performs multiple design tasks of a complex nature from conceptual to final design, that includes design layouts of major assemblies, subassemblies and complex detail drawings. Participates in engineering design reviews. Organizes, estimates, schedules and directs the technical work of lower level Designers and Drafters to meet established project schedules. Exercises considerable judgment and initiative in resolving problems and making recommendations.

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Provides technical and professional support to business projects emphasizing new and unreleased products.   This includes working with subject matter experts within Lam as well as external resources such as suppliers and consultants
  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks with responsibilities of instituting and participating in corrective actions and following through to assure proper release and hand off of solutions to Hardware Engineers, Pilot, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and/or suppliers
  • Expert in Design Review process and capable of generating and presenting content in Design Reviews
  • Actively participates in project team activities to help team accelerate initial concept design to release while soliciting input on design performance and optimizing.
  • Creates and influences designs to be compliant with all DFx categories:  x = cost, serviceability, manufacturability & assembly, safety, etc.
  • Assist more senior engineers in the analysis of research data and product specifications. Acquires and applies basic engineering theories, methods and research techniques in the investigation, troubleshooting, and resolution of technical problems.
  • Conducts and may design experiments and tests pertaining to the development of new methods, processes, hardware, standards, modification of current material components, software, or process specifications and the resolution to complex technical problems.
  • Collects data, may analyze results, generate reports, and provide recommendations. Contributes as required, in the design, analysis, prototype build, software or process development, evaluation, and complete bottom up product documentation for pre-production release.
  • Clear communication, mentoring, and collaboration with less senior/experienced team members in the US and offshore.
  • Attention to detail; passionate about creating accurate 3D models and 2D drawings; getting the design right prior to ordering the first parts
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment where time-to-market is of critical importance

Minimum Qualification

  • 10+ years in mechanical/electrical/electromechanical design
  • Expert training in CAD modeling using NX software and design/drafting standards

We Look Forward to Receiving Your Application



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