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Success Starts Here

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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Dir, Engineering

Date: Oct 10, 2020

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About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine 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



Seeking an experienced, highly-motivated, inventive, disciplined, and hands-on engineering professional to lead the engineering team for a new product line at Lam.   The successful candidate will own the resource allocation, guidance, and mentoring for an engineering group with responsibilities spanning electrical, mechanical, controls, materials, and other engineering disciplines.   


  • Technical ownership of semiconductor equipment systems, subsystems, modules, and parts including theory of operations, specifications, technical analysis, simulations, design, documentation, test, compliance, manufacturability, cost, and reliability
  • Management of objectives and meeting urgent deadlines for hardware projects including timelines and cost/resource estimates
  • Expertise in general mechanical engineering theory including heat transfer, mechanical modeling, and fluid dynamics in vacuum and ambient
  • Vacuum system design practice including seal design and materials compatibility
  • Materials expertise in metals, ceramics, and plastics in challenging thermal, corrosive, and contamination-sensitive environments
  • Understanding of wafer-level defects – causes and mitigations
  • General safety and ergonomic design practices including semiconductor industry standards (SEMI S2 and S8). 
  • Ability to generate FMEA and PFMEA analyses with mitigations
  • Exceptional system-level and component-level troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to create effective presentations for design reviews, program reviews, and executive reviews
  • A collaborative spirit that thrives in a dynamic and heavily-matrixed environment including stakeholders from process engineering, productivity, pilot/manufacturing, supply chain, field engineers, customers, and suppliers.
  • Development of an engineering organization to meet the current needs of our products as well as future requirements.


Minimum Qualification


  • BS in an engineering or scientific field with 12+ years of experience, preferably in semiconductor capital equipment design; advanced degree preferred
  • 7+ years in engineering management of employees in multiple engineering/technical disciplines
  • Experience with solid modeling using Siemens NX
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills


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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