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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.

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Process Engineer 5

Date: Mar 7, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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Responsible for the development of new plasma etching, PECVD/ALD deposition and wet clean processes using innovative approaches for the company's complex semiconductor capital equipment and systems. Capable of conceiving new ideas and independently run experiments to show feasibility as well as full characterization of these new processes. May support hardware development activities of product groups including enabling new engineering design development and modification.  


Have advanced skills in analytical instrumentation and thin film metrology to enable fast and accurate data gathering to enable state-of-art development programs. Knowledgeable in chemistry and plasma physics is desirable, contributing to in-depth understanding of wet chemical mechanisms, plasma processes and surface interactions in a wide range of dry etch, deposition and wet processes.


Ability to technically lead moderate-highly complex projects and has ability to clearly define problems and objectives, develop differentiated approach, test plan, analyze results, communicate findings, and provide recommendations. Skilled in presentation to communicate findings to both internal and external to customers.


May be capable of technically leading and motivating a small engineering team to achieve milestones and meet timeline. Interfaces well with any other groups to collaborates on programs.



Position Qualifications:


Minimum Education:

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering


Minimum Experience:

Strong background in reaction mechanisms and kinetics and skilled in analytical instrumentation (e.g. FTIR, Raman, ICP), e-beam metrology (e.g. SEM, EDS, TEM, XPS, Auger) and thin film metrology.


3-5 years of experience in plasma etching, deposition and wet clean of semiconductor devices.




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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