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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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Modeling Engineer 3 (109389)

Date: Jun 3, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World "… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible." -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research


Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry’s leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

We are company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research’s success, this philosophy starts with you.


Position Overview

Lam Research is looking for a modeling engineer to perform computational fluid dynamics modeling. The candidate would be responsible for developing physically accurate flow and thermal models of Lam Research loadlock and wafer transfer chambers, clean minienvironments, and related components.  The modeling engineer should be able to develop complex models with minimal guidance, have a deep understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of our wafer handling system hardware and operation, and use this understanding to provide insight to others and provide recommendations guide the design process.


The ideal candidate exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies to choose appropriate techniques, validate model accuracy, determine appropriate actions, and communicate the results to relevant parties both verbally and in written form. The modeling engineer would find ways to extend our modeling capabilities and provide guidance to other modeling engineers.



PhD in the engineering field, with academic and industry experience in CFD modeling and tools. The ideal candidate’s research experience would include thermal and fluid modeling using Fluent.  Ability to de-feature Siemens NX and PTC Pro/Engineer CAD models would be a plus.  Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required to effectively collaborate with design engineers and CFD modelers who are located across the globe.






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