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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.

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.

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Mechanical Engineer Staff

Date: Feb 15, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Our mechanical engineering jobs allow you to combine your creative design side with your technical engineering skills. You will join a respected, tenured and diverse engineering organization focused on the design of next generation tools for the semiconductor capital equipment industry. Your primary job function will be cutting edge R&D activities in the semiconductor equipment industry designing and analyzing mechanical systems, equipment and packaging, conducting feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs.



  1. Design and develop hardware
  2. Projects may include one or a combination of multiple disciplines that include identification and evaluation of concepts for fluid flow, heat transfer, mechanics, RF/plasma, and controls.
  3. Rapidly generate design concepts – may also need to develop detail drawings
  4. Perform Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEAs)
  5. Organize, participate and lead design reviews
  6. Analyze designs developed – may need to use structural analysis (FEAs), thermal analysis and fluid flow analysis.
  7. Conduct feasibility studies – including generation of well documented test plans


Desired character traits:

  1. Creativity
  2. Flexibility and adaptability
  3. Risk taker
  4. Embraces the challenges of solving hard design problems
  5. Team player
  6. Good troubleshooting skills



6+ years of mechanical engineering experience required. Industry experience is not required but a plus. What is required is a strong design background coupled with solid engineering skills. Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s is a plus. Hands-on experimental experience is valued. Design in a 3D CAD environment with tools such as ProE, NX, Solidworks etc.


Now you can start your own success story—or build on it—by joining our team at Lam Research.
Come help us solve our customers’ toughest problems and help craft the tools for tomorrow's consumer electronics, today.

Lam Research – a company where successful people want to work





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