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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.

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. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Product Engineer 4

Date: May 12, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 154903

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Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership to cross functional teams consisting of business development, engineering, manufacturing, field service, and suppliers during development up through product release phases, specifically with a focus on development of advanced chamber materials.
  • Develop and execute experimental test plans on lab equipment on-site, and analyze data against success criteria to validate product performance
  • Document testing results in reports and presentations, create and/or update end user technical documentation, products specifications and supplier procedures.
  • Present on project status and final engineering results at various settings including business organization level review meetings.
  • Coordinate offsite testing execution at Lam Research customers or vendors for evaluation of new design, material or coating/finish method.
  • Provide engineering support for supplier issues by dispositioning material, offering technical guidance, and driving root cause/corrective action determination.
  • Provide engineering technical assessments of new projects to estimate scope of resourcing needed, including potential project approach, key risks, costs, duration, and engineering headcount.
  • Provide engineering support for resolving customer escalations related to product issues

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS degree in the following technical fields: Material Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering; Advanced degree PhD desirable, but level of work experience also considered
  • Minimum of 5+ years applicable experience and manufacturing processes and design, preferably in the semiconductor industry preferred
  • Strong project management, communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis, hypothesis tests and statistical modeling methods, as well as a high level of proficiency with statistical analysis software such as JMP, Origin, or MiniTab
  • Experience in risk identification and mitigation efforts, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), problem solving and Root Cause-Corrective Action (RCCA) methodology
  • Knowledge of plasma chamber equipment subsystems and operating principles
  • Demonstrated capability for hands-on equipment testing and troubleshooting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word software
  • Fluent in English language, both writing and verbal communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Material Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering with 3+ years applicable experience in semiconductor industry.
  • Experience in materials development and characterization
  • Experience in technical leadership of cross functional teams
  • Experience with wafer metrology equipment such as SEM, CDSEM, Ellipsometry, and Optical Defect Inspection

Our Commitment


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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