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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.

This success is the result of our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can write your own success story. Come help us solve our customers' toughest problems and be part of a company that plays a vital role in the future of electronics.

Lam Research - a company where successful people want to work.

Senior Staff Mechanical Engineer

Date: Jul 23, 2020

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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.

Job Responsibilities



This position is in Lam’s Deposition Products Group (DPG) located in Fremont, California. We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with practical vacuum, thermal and semiconductor equipment experience.


The Mechanical Engineer will design, build, test and release a variety of piece parts and assemblies used in semiconductor equipment.  This can range from parts and systems used for gas delivery, vacuum pumping, thermal control, structural support, wafer handling, motion control and reaction chambers.


Success in this role requires knowledge of:


  • Mechanical design
  • Semiconductor equipment
  • Vacuum system design
  • Thermal systems
  • Gas delivery systems
  • Machining/part fabrication
  • Typical release processes
  • Parametric CAD experience, specifically CREO/ProE.
  • Systems and systems integration                               
Minimum Qualification



  • Minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in semiconductor equipment or related relevant design
  • Ability to rapidly generate design concepts and implement them
  • Strong problem solving, analysis and trouble-shooting skills


Additional required skills and abilities include the ability to work with vendors to implement designs in a timely, cost-effective manner; strong organization, creativity, and team leadership skills; organizational acumen; professional communication skills; and the ability to work well in a cross functional team environment.


Experience beneficial for this role includes design, analysis and release of mechanical designs, and knowledge of thermal systems, control systems, vacuum and gas delivery systems; knowledge of the semiconductor industry, release procedures.




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.

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