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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 PCBA Test Engineer

Date: May 6, 2021

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Req ID: 157455

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Job Responsibilities

Test engineering deliverables for the Electrical Systems Group (ESG) in the Supplier Development Assessment & Development (SQAD) Engineering Organization at Lam Research in Fremont, California.  Lam ESG SQAD is responsible for innovation and problem-solving in Electrical Systems manufacturing, test, supplier quality, supply chain design, and material & supplier selection, development, and technology.


  • Act as a Project Manager of Supplier PCBA Test Specifications and Solutions including the timely development, qualification, and production deployment of automated Test Fixtures and Equipment.
  • Coordinate the Test Spec definition with product group and Test Implementation details with suppliers.
  • Act as a Data Analyst implementing and monitoring PCBA manufacturing and test equipment critical parameters for process stability (i.e. control charting, SPC, etc.).
  • Author PCBA Test solutions and content in the production phase to ensure robust coverage.
  • Implement PCBA Test Solutions including from manual bench testing through automated test suites.
  • Combine any PCBA-related manufacturing issues with external customer issues and use this knowledge to improve test processes and coverage and prioritize the findings for respective supplier engineers. 
  • Travel to Lam Supplier manufacturing locations to conduct situational assessments, audits, and investigations, applying learnings to systematic and lasting product and process improvements


  • BS in  Electrical Engineering or equivalemtn and >5 years of experience in the following areas:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for purposes of teaching, investigating, and influencing team members and stakeholders up to and including internal and external executives
  • Electrical measurement equipment familiarity, including: DMM, LCR,  Hi-Pot/Ground Bond Testers, Function Generators, Oscilloscopes
  • Working knowledge of:  SPC, Cpk, DOE, GR&R (MSA), 5-Why, 6S/7W, t/F tests, box plots, 8D, Ishikawa diagrams
  • Working knowledge of: Labview, C#, Python, National Instruments hardware
  • Ability to analyze schematic functionality and test strategies for:  Power Supplies, PCBAs, and computers
  • Working Knowledge of PCBA manufacturing, inspection, and test processes
  • Project management experience
  • Willingness to travel domestic and international upto 10%


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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.

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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