Success Starts Here

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 5

Date:  May 14, 2022

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  169624

Job Responsibilities

A Product Engineer 5 will lead, and is personally accountable for, high profile project timelines and milestones. They will manage projects for product development, quality development, quality initiatives, supplier selection, problem solving as well as designing and conducting independent experiments and tests.

  • Lead cross-functional teams consisting of business development, engineering, manufacturing, processing engineering, field service, and suppliers during new product development launch through to production release
  • Be a leader for problem-solving skills: defining the problem, identifying objectives, assessing risk, developing approach, analyzing results and providing recommendations
  • Coordinate development activities with suppliers and product groups
  • Implement industry standard process control techniques such as six sigma techniques to manage and develop production efficiencies and quality
  • Develop continuous improvement plans (CIP) on existing manufacturing processes to increase first pass yield
  • Be the chief advocate for your product across company organizations

Other Job Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 + years applicable experience and manufacturing processes and design, preferably in the semiconductor industry preferred
  • BS/MS degree in a technical field listed (but not limited to) the following: M.E., E.E., ChE, Chemistry, Mat Sci., Physics, Comp. Sci. or related field; Advanced degree PhD desirable, but level of work experience also considered
  • Strong project management, communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of Statistics Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE), Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Root Cause-Corrective Action (RCCA), 8D & 5-Whys Problem solving
  • Prior experience with MS office tools (ppt, excel, project), statistical tools (JMP, Minitab etc.)
  • Strong multi-tasking ability to manage a variety of projects with changing priority
  • Demonstrated strong customer management and presentation skills
  • Previous experience leading cross-functional projects
  • Comfortable with travelling

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in the following fields (but not limited to)- Materials Science & Eng, Ceramics Eng, Chemical Eng, and Chemistry

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.

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.




We Look Forward to Your Application

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