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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.

Project Engineer 4

Date:  Jun 30, 2024

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  183119
Worker Category:  On-site Flex

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of


Etch Product Group Engineering Excellence


The Impact You’ll Make

You will work with the Etch Product Group Engineering Excellence team, improving engineering quality and productivity through standards, business processes and software solutions.

What You’ll Do

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer who has experience with engineering product development processes/best practices.  This candidate will have knowledge of enabling CAD efficiencies and automations as well as a passion for standards, details and consistent design and documentation methods. Using an internal customer perspective, will coordinate cross-functional teams of impacted stakeholders and can perform non-technical project management to completion, both on time and within budget. 


  • Continuous improvement which includes all elements of the engineering development and release process from the tools we use to communicate, to the engineering practices themselves
  • Develop evaluation methods to assess process strengths and identify areas for improvement
  • Work cross functionally to align with requirements and functionality with stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive process documentation
  • Create, present and maintain effective training
  • Present project plans to senior management, gain buy in and deliver results
  • Manage CFTs with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities

Who We’re Looking For

  • Expected minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience
  • Experience in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools
  • Skills in Excel is a must but demonstrable capability with VBA, SQL, JMP, Qlik, Access, QuickBase, SAP, and Matlab. Other programming languages is a plus
  • Client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Leadership skills with applicable experience
  • Influencing, negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • Process knowledge in PLM and ERP required
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications


  • Other experience that would prove highly valuable: Mechanical Engineering, Modeling in NX 10 or newer, including 5+ years modeling experience, Product Configuration Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Intel Copy Exactly
  • Field Service, Logistics/Spares experience

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.

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