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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.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

NCG Product Engineer

Date: Mar 24, 2019

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World

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 a 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.

Product Engineer (NCG), Material Technology & Development

Job Requirements:

  • Coordinate development activities with suppliers and product groups in developing new products and technologies required to meet the next generation challenges of our customers
  • Ensure suppliers’ manufacturing processes are in place to produce reliable products in a repeatable manner.  Develop and audit quality control systems. Develop and drive supplier improvement plans to meet yield requirements.
  • Manage suppliers’ analytical testing and engineering resources to perform failure analysis for yield and quality issues
  • Conduct effective supplier visits in evaluating and managing new and existing suppliers
  • Design and execute experiments, review data, develop conclusions
  • Implement industry standard process control techniques to manage and develop production efficiencies and quality for Lam products

Degree:  Minimum MS (with thesis) in Engineering or Science (EE, ME, IE, Chem E, Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics or equivalent) or PhD preferred

Experience:  Hands-on hardware experience through thesis/research work, internships, co-ops, summer job, school projects, hobbies

Core Skills:  Leadership attributes to support supplier technology development from concept to production 

  • Intellectual curiosity – desire to understand how things work and why/how they could fail
  • Organizational skills – create plans to meet objectives and deadlines
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills
  • Process oriented – ability to convert singular activities into scalable processes
  • Solid presentation skills
  • Persistence – desire to drive to true root cause of problems
  • Vision – ability to anticipate problems and create plans to prevent them
  • Teamwork – effective in a team environment that includes product design engineers, supplier business engineers, manufacturing, and suppliers
  • English language skills required.  Additional fluency in Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and/or Chinese is a plus


Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it.  Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation.   So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


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.

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