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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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Process Engineer 4

Date: Nov 8, 2017

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for business success from the technology point of view by management of install Base and new products application performance to drive customer satisfaction & identify business risks. Responsible for managing the definition and implementation of processes and applications, to meet the customer’s current and future requirements for productivity and leading edge technology, using Lam Research products. As the customer technology expert, guides technology development and transfer. Integrates customer technology requirements into internal product roadmap.
  • Resolves complex field process issues utilizing systematic troubleshooting methodology. Create a mechanism to communicate issues and track progress. Use sound statistical techniques like DOEs (Design of Experiment) to quickly determine root cause and action plans. Communicates learnings from this portion to rest-of-world to strengthen the product packages.
  • Responsible for customer demos, including defining demo conditions, wafer processing and analyzing results.
  • Assists account teams in managing the customer account to enhance customer satisfaction and increase Lam’s product and technical reputation.
  • Works with business unit in technology development and transfer to customers including customized process development. Plans unit process sequence based on customer requirements. Negotiates process specifications with customers. Takes ownership of delivering the required solution to the customers that meets specification.
  • Takes the lead in positioning new technologies to customers utilizing technical information from divisions. May form strategic partnerships to evaluate new and emerging technologies and oversee joint development activities or beta-site testing programs. Makes management level presentations.
  • Participates in defining product strategy, identifying gaps. Provides feedback on process and hardware improvements to meet customer roadmap requirements.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments that directly impact unit processes. Participates in publishing in technical conferences and journals.



    Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field


    Business Expertise

  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services


  • May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity


    Problem Solving

  • Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions



  • Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies


    Interpersonal Skills

  • Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 7 - 10 Years of Experience



    Yes, 25 % of the Time




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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