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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.

Sr. Mechatronics Engineer

Date:  Aug 6, 2022

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  171464

Job Responsibilities

  • Design activities related to wafer handling robotics and linear/rotary mechanism used in Semiconductor Manufacturing tool
    • Develop and maintain application firmware, design motion profiles and trajectories
    • Design control systems hardware integrating OEM Servo Drive products to custom enclosures
    • Perform PID loop tuning and robustness analysis
  • Develop and improve image processing techniques in products automating robot teaching
  • Develop Functional Specifications of different features integrating the robotics/mechanisms to Lam wafer handling modules
  • Support existing and new robotics / mechanism products throughout its lifecycle
    • Create documentations
    • Support Failure Analysis using 5-Why and 8D methods
    • Support test stand development and operation at Remote Supplier sites

Other Job Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering with experience in industrial robotics or mechatronics design
    • BS or MS with 8+ years of experience
  • Image processing techniques with OpenCV
  • C, C++ and Python working knowledge
  • Knowledge/experience in these areas related to 6-DOF or scara-type industrial robots
    • Robot kinematic and dynamics modeling by deriving equation-of-motion
    • Trajectory profile calculation using trapezoidal or jerk-limited profiles
    • PID loop tuning using classical Control theory. Knowledge with state-space a plus
  • Embedded firmware experience (RTOS, bare-metal) a plus but not required

Preferred Qualifications

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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