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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Product Engineer 4

Date:  Jun 13, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  182327
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of

Platform Global Product Support for Etch systems


The Impact You’ll Make

At Lam, as a Product Engineer, you thrive in high-stakes, dynamic environment, driving product development at the forefront of the semiconductor equipment industry. Collaborating closely with customers and internal teams, you will provide real-time problem-solving to customer challenges and to enhance our products. Your passion for engaging with customers and innovative engineering drives progress in our industry, tackling the once unsolvable. 

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What You’ll Do

  • Actively participate in global platform field escalations, emphasizing in Lam platforms on Etch, Deposition and Clean products (some or all). 
  • Acquire and apply engineering theories and problem solving skills in defining problem, investigation, troubleshooting, analyzing results and providing recommendations to resolution of technical problems
  • Conduct and design well defined experiments and tests pertaining to the development of new methods, hardware, standards, modification of current material, components, software or resolution of complex technical problems.  Generate clear and concise reports to justify the technical recommendations.
  • Take ownership of assigned tasks and projects, assuring proper release and hand-off of solutions to field support organizations. 
  • Highly quantitative, and ability to articulate plan including findings, data collected and progress to Lam’s customers on a regular basis
  • Act as liaison for cross functional projects across organization

Who We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years semiconductor equipment field product support experience, Automation and Robotics experience a plus
  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent, higher engineering degree a plus
  • Creative thinking, strong problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Ability to complete projects and learn the required skills with minimal guidance
  • Previous experience in individual project management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior product design, Automation and Robotics experience is beneficial.
  • Experience designing, specifying, building, operating, and maintaining semiconductor, automotive, aerospace, or related hardware, tools, and equipment.
  • Experience coordinating and communicating with cross-functional teams.

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits

At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at


CA San Francisco Bay Area Salary Range for this position: $98,000.00 -  $216,000.00

The above salary range for this position is relevant to applicants that reside or work onsite in the California, San Francisco Bay Area only. Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. Actual salary may vary from salary offered due to numerous factors including but not limited to unpaid time off, unpaid leave, company mandated shutdown, and other relevant factors.

Our Perks and Benefits: At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at Lam Benefits

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