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Global Product Support Engineer Staff

Date: May 17, 2017

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Global Product Support Engineer 5


Provides Hardware technical support to field engineers, technicians, customers and product support personnel who are diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and debugging complex electro/mechanical equipment, computer systems, complex software, or networked and/or wireless systems.  

Responds to situations where first-line product support has failed to isolate or fix problems in malfunctioning equipment or software.

  • Hardware Support:
    • Can take place at the factory or in the field depending on the need.
    • Can include travel at short notice (24 hours).
    • Includes working in customer wafer fabrication sites / environments as required to fulfil the support function.
  • Creates and presents reports related to design, reliability, maintenance problems, SW bugs, projects and escalations to the relevant factory groups.  
  • Creates and updates documentation for field service engineers and customers.
  • Support reported product issues by the field service engineers via problem reports
  • Participates and leads as required Knowledge Management activities to share learning worldwide in order to expedite solutions, reduce repeat issues, escalations and improve cycle time closure.
  • Provides support to customer/users where the product is highly technical or sophisticated in nature.
  • Responsible for customer betas including installation, qualification, milestones, technical requirements, training and certification of local teams / customer.
  • Provides support to engineering and service products both at the factory and in the field.
  • Able to represent Lam by creating material and expertly presenting technical findings to the customer.
  • ~25% Travel worldwide is a requirement of this position.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years’ experience; or equivalent experience.


Basic Physical Requirements:

  • Need to be able to lift and manipulate weights as outlined in EHS 41109.
  • Need to be able to work in confined spaces.
  • Need to be able to wear and function in full PPE. (Including respiratory equipment)
  • Need to be able to work with chemicals.
  • Need to be able to work 8-12 hour shifts. (Often in cleanroom environments)
  • Need to be able to complete facilities and equipment connections which will require climbing and bending.  



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