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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.

Product Engineer 3

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 156676

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Job Responsibilities

A Product Engineer 3 will own technical and professional support to projects emphasizing new and unreleased products while assisting more senior engineers in research and product development.

  • Design and execute experimental test plans on lab equipment on-site, gather and analyze data, and evaluate against success criteria to validate product performance.

  • Coordinate with design/system engineers in program team to troubleshoot product issues during development and testing.

  • Document testing results in reports and presentations, create and/or update end user technical documentation, products specifications, and supplier procedures.

  • Present on project status and final engineering results in various settings including business organization level review meetings.

  • Coordinate offsite testing execution at Lam Research customers or vendors for evaluation of new design, material or coating/finish method.

  • Provide engineering support for supplier issues by dispositioning material, offering technical guidance, and driving root cause/corrective action determination.

  • Provide engineering support for resolving customer escalations related to product issues.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Material Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering; or
MS degree with of 2+ years applicable experience in manufacturing processes and design, preferably in the semiconductor industry preferred

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, and demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in parallel.
  • Excellent people skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse teams, as well as internal and external partners.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, as well as analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated capability for hands-on equipment operation, testing and troubleshooting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word software.
  • Fluent in English language, both writing and verbal communication.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in materials development and characterization.

  • Experience with wafer metrology equipment such as SEM, CDSEM, Ellipsometry, and Optical Defect Inspection.

  • Experience with Statistical Process Control (SPC), statistical analysis and hypothesis tests.

  • Understanding of risk identification and mitigation process, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), problem solving and Root Cause-Corrective Action (RCCA) methodology.

  • Knowledge of plasma chamber equipment subsystems and operating principles.

  • Knowledge of plasma processing chemistries, as well as fundamental plasma physics and RF power delivery.

  • Knowledge of semiconductor device manufacturing, including common operations such as lithography, wet and dry etching, deposition, electroplating, and CMP.

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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.

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