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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 6: Conductor Etch Productivity

Date:  Feb 11, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  180146

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of

In the Global Products Group, we are dedicated to excellence in the design and engineering of Lam’s etch and deposition products. We drive innovation to ensure our cutting-edge solutions are helping to solve the biggest challenges in the semiconductor industry. 

The Impact You’ll Make

At Lam, as an Etch 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. You will lead and manage high profile projects for product development, quality initiatives, and supplier selection. Your passion for engaging with customers and innovative engineering drives progress in our industry, tackling the once unsolvable.

What You’ll Do

•Engineer innovative semiconductor equipment and process design solutions to quickly resolve customer issues and improve product quality in a dynamic fast-paced challenging environment.
•Lead product development projects from product prototyping, development, deployment/product release, and initial field support.
•Lead teams to design and conduct experiments, tests, and prototypes to resolve complex technical problems.
•Present analysis and support technical recommendations clearly and concisely.
•Collaborate with cross-functional and cross-cultural teams to guide the specification and development of products.
•Provides technical support for installation and/or diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, and debugging complex product issues.
•Be a leader in problem-solving, defining the problem, identifying objectives, assessing risk, developing approach, analyzing results, and providing recommendations.
•Implement industry standard process control techniques to manage production efficiencies and quality.
•Maintain a high degree of customer engagement including face-to-face and international travel to customer sites supporting near term product releases and solve customer issues.
•Work in a cleanroom lab and/or customer semiconductor fab environment.

Who We’re Looking For

  • Master’s degree in Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optics, Plasma Physics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field with 12+ years of experience; or a PhD with 8+ years; or equivalent experience. 
  • Creative thinking, problem solving, and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Clear communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience leading cross-functional projects within a dynamic environment and changing priorities. 
  • Comfortable traveling up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior product design and technical engineer experience is beneficial. 
  • Experience designing, specifying, building, operating, and maintaining semiconductor, automotive, aerospace, or related hardware, tools, and equipment.

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.

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: $140,000.00 -  $296,000.00

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.






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