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.

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.

Mechanical Engineer 3

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  171945

Job Responsibilities

  • Participates in the conceptualization, modeling, analysis, development, documentation, and test/validation of hardware associated with new semiconductor equipment. 
  • Designs parts using metals, ceramics, quartz, plastics, and advanced coatings/platings. Work with potential suppliers to ensure parts can be manufactured in accordance with performance and cost objectives.
  • Ensures documentation is consistent with SEMI, Lam Standards, and other standards as applicable (ANSI, DIN etc.) as well as best known methods for GD&T; accordingly, demonstrates knowledge and ability to properly utilize them.
  • Performs analytical work in order to characterize and properly specify new and existing designs, including heat transfer, stress, vibrations, fluid/gas dynamics and manufacturability.
  • Develops and execute test plans that generate characterization data sufficient to understand and validate the performance of the design.
  • Develops and presents reports/presentations of excellent quality that communicate design intent, analysis, and validation at design reviews.
  • Close interactions with suppliers and other Lam internal departments to ensure reception of high quality, well tested and cost optimized solutions for the defined requirements.
  • May be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of custom mechanical tooling, fixturing and associated processes to enable the handling, assembly and/or disassembly of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies throughout the product life cycle.
  • Establishes standards across all operational processes.
  • Prepares all required deliverables requested by product development plan (e.g. FMEA, technical specifications, risk analysis, test specifications, design review presentations).

Other Job Responsibilities


  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

Customer Relation

  • Professionally represents the company to the customer.
  • Own the development of mechanical designs either by individually contributing to the design or leading other contributors (engineers, external suppliers, others) in the form of direction and/or design reviews.
  • Apply expertise in different areas of mechanical engineering to work on a wide array of mechanical designs.
  • Utilize CAD (CREO/NX) to develop, support, and review mechanical designs.
  • Act as a key decision maker and stake holder for design reviews presented by suppliers and LAM supply chain.
  • Support and conduct feasibility studies and testing to qualify new/modified designs.
  • Scope and review various engineering projects.
  • Excel at prioritizing and managing a combination of minor and major activities with excellent time management skills.
  • Provide clear, crisp, and thorough presentations.
  • Utilize QuickBase for managing projects and activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience; or
  • Mechanical Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience in CAD (Creo/NX).
  • Excellent oral and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Semiconductor industry.
  • Experience with the Teamcenter, iPLM, and QuickBase.

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application




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