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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.

Dir, Engineering

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 155278

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Job Responsibilities


Responsibilities may include a combination of the following: Hardware Development: Directs, leads, and manages the technical activities of a hardware development function for electronic design, mechanical design and/or hardware reliability. Software Development: Directs, leads, and manages the technical activities of a software development function for software systems, applications and/or software quality assurance. Systems Design: Directs, leads, and manages the technical activities of an integrated hardware/software systems design function.

Other Job Responsibilities

Mechanical/ HW Director

  • Responsible for the development of C&F/ CIP/ novel hardware enabling next generation wafer processing technologies
  • Leads through contribution to the development of new hardware, concept, design
  • Overall responsibility (directly or managing others) to originate concept, model, design, perform, quantify and report to management
  • Anticipates HW limitations, initiates development and implements new approaches to mechanical engineering design and development
  • Creative in disruptive technology space, brings “out-of-box” ideas with pro/cons assessments, takes risk, adapts easily to change in direction, knowledge in fluid modeling needed
  • This is a strong cross functional role: Hardware- RF- process- system, therefore basic understanding of RF & wafer processing (etch, deposition) is a strong bonus.
  • Recruiting key talent to the team, managing team performance and feedback, managing prioritization of resources across team.
  • Collaboration with etch,  deposition product groups, SW teams
  • Evaluate and guide C&F hardware activities 


Minimum Qualifications

  • MS/ PhD in mechanical engineering with established successful track record with 10+ years in C&F/ CIP hardware equipment development
  • 5+ years leading technical team.

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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