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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.

Process Engineer 5

Date: Dec 7, 2019

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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.


Process Engineer 5



Group:  ATD

Position Summary:


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 highly complex projects and has clear ability to 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. 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. Good communication and people skills.






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 age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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