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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.

Process Engineer 3

Date: Oct 11, 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

Technical Function

  • Develop post EUV exposure etch processes on most advanced Lam hardware.
  • Characterize patterning performance with state-of-the-art metrology and defect inspection tools.
  • Design, conduct and coordinate required experiments and tests, interpret experimental output, generate reports for both internal and external distribution.
  • Responsible for performing professional process engineering research, development and evaluation in support of the company’s complex semiconductor capital equipment and systems.
  • Review processing techniques and methods applied in the manufacture, fabrication, and evaluation of products.
  • Closely work with technical teams at imec and other Lam sites.
  • Be field owner to drive and resolve process/system related escalations and quality investigations.
  • Deliver creative solutions in process design and its applications.
  • Work with senior engineers and customers to understand customer technology roadmaps, process flows, inflection points, requirements and business issues/challenges.
  • Advise to effect design changes. Regularly contribute to key technical solutions, technology and process development. Monitor and analyze equipment and performance trends.
Other Job Responsibilities

R&D Partner relations

  • Professionally represents the comany to R&D partners
  • Participate in JDPs meetings, communicate results generated with JDP
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills


  • Flexibile to be cross trained into etch, deposition, clean and integration.
  • The job will require limited business travels and evening meetings to connect with different teams from different time zones.
Minimum Qualification


  • University Degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics; preferable related to Semiconductor industry
  • M.S with 3+ years of relevant work experience; or
  • B.S with 5+ years of relevant work experience.
Preferred Qualification
  • Knowledge of semiconductor industry, Lithography, patterning, CMOS process integration, semiconductor devices
  • Experience in surface preparation and analytical techniques and in material characterization techniques such as XPS, XRR, XRD, SIMS, ellipsometry.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical characterization techniques
  • Familiar with working in a chemical laboratory
  • In-depth understanding and working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and/or Design of Experiments (DOE)  
  • Interest in advanced technology and an on-going desire to learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Fast learning skills
  • R&D minded
  • Team player
  • Fluent English


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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