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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: Sep 13, 2020

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About Lam….


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.

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for technical assessment on customer demo spec metrics and delivery of committed performance
  • Handling development or characterization project in addition to dry etch process demos 
  • Draft in-depth demo/development plan, which includes assessment, committed metrics/timeline, experimental details, and risks & mitigation 
  • Weekly presentation of demo or project update to engieering and marketing executives
  • Formulate mechanism based on fundamental understanding and present clearly to stakeholders for demo or project wrap-up
  • Finalized demo or project with final report with key learnings or generating trends 
  • Provide process support by conference call for tier3 process qualification or escalation 
  • Training junior engineer(s) or process specialists on critical steps of demo and development process including dry etch fundamentals, tool operations, and metrology
  • Invention of new concepts and approaches for plasma etch capital equipment systems and process development for different application and new design.
Other Job Responsibilities



  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.
  • Works with cross-functional teams to get information and results needed.


Customer Relations

  • Professionally represents the company to the customer. Utilize knowledge of company’s product lines and services to keep existing/ potential customers informed when new/ additional needs are identified.
  • Actively addresses any potential issues at the customer site and provide alternative solutions. Drive implementation of new solutions for the customer.
Minimum Qualification
  • Minimum 10 years and a Master’s degree; or PhD with 7 year experience; or equivalent work experience
  • Clear communication and fundamental understanding of dry etch are must-have.  Direct experience on dry etch process development of Si, SiC, or GaN for power device applications are also required. 
  • Type of device includes SiC MOSFET, Super Junction MOSFET, IGBT (Isolated Gate Bi-polar Transistor), and GaN Power Devices
Preferred Qualification
  • Process development experience in foundry
  • Experience in surface preparation and analytical techniques.
  • 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.
  • Some level of integration knowledge in addtion to dry etch experience


More About Us ….


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

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