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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.

New College Graduate - Process Engineer 3 - 158359

Date:  Aug 29, 2021

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  158359

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing and executing defect inspection, review and chemical analysis projects using state of the art 300mm metrology assets in order to provide differentiated process technology solutions for optimum yield, on wafer performance and productivity.
  • Develop new pattern and blanket wafer defectivity inspection/review and metrology solutions and collaborate with process technologists in order to deliver high information content results in support of key product development and other business critical projects.
  • Leverage relevant Deep Learning techniques to analyze large amounts of data in order to identify high value trends and to extract mechanistic knowledge and root-causes of failures.
  • Develop metrology calibrated defectivity models to enable realistic defect simulations in collaboration with process and simulation teams. Implement Failure Analysis (FA) process flows to help discover defect formation root-causes.
  • When fully integrated, make recommendations and develop solutions that enhance Lam's overall metrology and  defect inspection and review capabilities to reduce time to solution.
  • Implement and perform SPC methods for regular evaluation of key metrology assets to ensure that toolsets in your area are operating at optimum performance levels.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Typically requires  a Master’s degree with 2-4 years of relevant experience or a PhD degree (NCG = graduated within the past 2 years from highest degree)
  • Preferred fields are; Physics, Materials Science, Chemistry, EE, ChE, CSE, ME or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with working in a chemical laboratory.
  • Experience in surface preparation and analytical techniques.
  • Interest in advanced technology and an on-going desire to learn.
  • In-dept understanding and working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and/or Design of Experiments (DOE).
  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and ability to react to shifting priorities to meet business needs and deadlines.
  • Excellent people skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently with diverse teams, customers, internal and external partners.
  • Collaboration/ Matrix environment mindset.

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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