Career Opportunities

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.

Sr. Supplier Engineer, RF Power Supply

Date: Mar 22, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 143090

Apply now

Apply for Job

About Lam….


Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

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. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.


This is a Staff Product Engineering position in the RF Power Group of Supplier Development Assessment & Development (SQAD) Engineering at Lam Research.  Lam RF Power SQAD is responsible for innovation and problem solving in RF Power Systems manufacturing, test, quality, & supplier assessment and development.

Job Responsibilities

The candidate has an excellent opportunity to exert broad influence and direct contribution to the product engineering processes used in the development and manufacture of Wafer Fabrication Equipment (WFE) used by every leading chip maker in the world. This equipment, designed and built by Lam Research, enables plasma etching, deposition, and wafer cleaning technologies capable of atomic-layer precision. To achieve this performance, Lam systems comprise precision automated materials handling, chemical, and gas delivery systems, atmospheric & temperature control systems, ultraclean and vacuum technologies and special-purpose materials, all controlled by Lam-developed software and hardware systems. To ensure the highest operational reliability, the Lam Tool Control System requires RF power generators, matches, distribution systems, and filters. These electrical components are supplied to Lam by a worldwide network of highly technical suppliers and contract manufacturers who are managed and guided by the RF Power Group of Lam’s SQAD Engineering organization. 

Other Job Responsibilities
  • Apply skills and experience with semiconductor manufacturing and equipment to technical and quality problems encountered in the product life cycle with special attention to new product introduction
  • Apply Product and Systems Engineering approaches to understand and resolve problems with equipment functionality, component quality and reliability, design and application margin, and in supplier quality systems
  • Travel to Lam and Lam supplier manufacturing locations to conduct effective situation assessments, audits and investigations and Apply findings to implement systematic and lasting improvements to product and process
  • Apply experience with industrial Quality Systems, Engineering Design & Documentation, Product Qualification, Change (EC) Processes and Problem Solving to issues occurring in product and component life cycles
  • Perform Program/Project and Supplier Management roles with emphasis on problem-solving analysis and improvements in manufacturing and test processes. Definition, review and improvement of Supplier’s Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCA), Supplier’s Quality Systems and Processes of Record (POR)
Minimum Qualification
  • Electrical RF Power Engineer with BS, MS, or PhD with demonstrated aptitude and more than 10 years of experience in the following areas
  • Semiconductor equipment system and component level problem solving
  • Multi-kilowatt High Power RF Environments from 0.5 to 60 MHz
  • Understanding of Transmission Line theory, Impedance matching, RF measurements and calibration technique
  • Electrical measurement equipment familiarity, including: DMM, LCR, Milli-ohm Meters, Network Analyzers, Hipot/Ground Bond Testers, Function Generators, Oscilloscopes, TDR Meters, Spectrum Analyzers
  • Working knowledge of SPC, Cpk, DOE, Gage R&R (MSA), 5-Why, 6S/7W, t/F tests, box plots, 8D, Ishikawa diagrams
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mfg standards (Semi S2, OSHA, ISO9000/14000, RoHS, UL, IEEE, MIL, IPC 610/620)
  • Electro-mechanical assembly, methods of part fabrication, assembly, test and quality assurance
  • Practical lab and experimental experience is required
  • Critical and creative thinking, qualitative and quantitative analysis methods
  • Communication skills including written and verbal with emphasis on presentations to team members and stakeholders
Preferred Qualification
  • Components include analog and digital circuits, computer control networks and interactions of hardware and software
  • Experience with Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly, inspection and test is preferred






More About Us ….


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.

Apply now

Apply for Job