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

Date:  Feb 17, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  179660

Job Responsibilities

  • Organize, participate, and lead in the conceptualization, modeling, analysis, development, documentation, and test/validation of hardware associated with new semiconductor equipment 
  • Develop and present reports/presentations that communicate design intent, analysis, and validation at executive-level meetings
  • Directly support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing and prototype fabrication
  • Analyze designs developed – may need to perform structural analysis (FEA), thermal analysis and fluid flow analysis
  • Conduct feasibility studies – including generation of well documented test plans
  • Perform Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • Provide design information to drafting for packaging documentation
  • Communicate among diverse teams (process engineers, technicians, software/controls, suppliers, etc.)
  • Work with potential suppliers to ensure parts can be manufactured in accordance with performance and cost objectives
  • Provide work leadership and training to junior and new engineers

Other Job Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years’ experience; or equivalent experience
  • Extremely knowledgeable using 3D CAD tools; knowledge of ProE and NX
  • Strong hands-on experimental and design background coupled with solid engineering skills
  • Succinct presentation skills; present progress on large cross-functional initiatives at executive-level meetings
  • Strong skills and experiences in problem solving, time and priority management, communication, and project management
  • Strong design background coupled with solid engineering skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Semiconductor industry experience is not required, but a plus

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.




 Salary and Benefits

CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: $117,000.00 -  $259,000.00

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

In addition, the successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits.  Click here to learn more about the benefits Lam offers for this position





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