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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.

Senior EH&S Engineer

Date:  Jan 15, 2023

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID:  170216

Job Responsibilities

Position supports the Bay Area Lam sites and reports to the Fremont EHS Manager. As the Environmental Engineer, you are responsible for the compliance and continual improvement of environmental programs for Bay Area Lam sites, applying and implementing requirements from a systematic perspective and integrating them into Lam’s business culture.  This includes management of Lam’s environmental regulatory compliance, environmental permits, programs, procedures, policies and support of ISO14001 registration.  This position performs a variety of work to ensure compliance through explanation of permit terms and regulatory obligations, recommendation of appropriate action to assure conformance to current and new regulatory requirements, support of operational activities to minimize pollution, oversee or manage projects, maintain and improve the environmental, health and safety management system. Collaborates with all departments and functions as necessary for effective and compliance and Bay Area sustainability activities. 

Other Job Responsibilities

•    Manage environmental function of Bay Area EH&S programs from a strategic perspective
•    Ensure activities and programs are integrated and reflective of local sites (Fremont and Livermore)
•    Maintain Lam’s environmental regulatory compliance by obtaining/maintaining permits and any recordkeeping requirements
•    Identify and implement environmental programs to prevent environmental impacts
•    Evaluate chemicals, alternatives and implement operational/process to prevent EHS impacts
•    Maintain policies and procedures related to environmental management
•    Track new legislation/regulations and assess impact to Lam and ensure compliance of operations
•    Support health and safety programs and activities
•    Support ISO14001 certification and internal assessment program
•    Participate in tool hook-up design reviews and tool signoffs
•    Serve as agency liaison with federal, state, and local environmental regulatory agencies

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS or BA in science or engineering related field. Advanced degree a plus
  • 7-12 years of experience in an environmental related discipline, ideally in the semiconductor, facilities or chemical industry
  • Knowledge of EHS regulatory programs, codes, guidelines and agencies
  • Knowledge of chemistry and chemical safety
  • Experience or knowledge of chemical handling, wastewater treatment, waste management, air emissions, and permitting
  • HazWOper and DOT training preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, influence, and drive results
  • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, local laws, regulations and requirements
  • Critical thinking, root cause analysis, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize in dynamic, fast-paced environment and adapt to changing business needs
  • Ability to lead or work in teams, and lead change management initiatives
  • Strong computer literacy skills including mastery knowledge of Microsoft suite (excel, word, power-point) skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence and drive message on complex content, in front of peers and management

Salary and Benefits

CA San Francisco Bay Area -  Salary Range for this position: Min $101,000 to Max. $220,000.


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.


In addition, the successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits.  Click here to learn more about the benefits Lam offers for this position

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application



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