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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.

Assembler - Night Shift

Date: Jul 8, 2020

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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

NOTE:  This is for Night Shift.  **There is a 15% differential**

Night A: Sun, Mon, Tues, alternating Wed. 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

Night B: Thurs, Fri, Sat, alternating Wed. 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.


Navigate computer-based work instructions to install parts and hardware using hand tools and fixtures if needed; on wafer fabrication equipment (WFE) in a Lean manufacturing clean-room environment. May serve as primary trainer for other assemblers on specific job functions.

  • Effectively use hand tools, torque wrenches, equipment and fixtures to assemble WFE
  • Read and navigate work instructions and schematics
  • Work in teams to ensure workflow and production schedule is maintained
  • Provide flexibility and responsiveness for changing priorities including rework requirements and pilot build projects
  • Complete required trainings and certifications for processes, procedures and equipment
  • Ensure the correct parts were delivered and performs visual inspection of components prior to installation
  • Assist with audits through visual inspection and verifying checklists
  • Close assigned tasks by verifying work was completed, verify Cell Fusion was completed, and signing off and giving a description of what was done
  • Install parts and hardware correctly by following Cell Fusion instructions and using hand tools and fixtures if needed; verifies Cell Fusion completion
  • Perform all operations in Assembly but cannot perform final audit
  • Cross trained in multiple work centers (e.g. Final Assembly, Sub Assembly, Feeder Bay, Preship, NPI, etc...)
  • May be a lead assembler with assistance
  • Train other assemblers on specific job functions
  • Model continuous improvement behaviors for peers
  • Write NCI’s and escalate issues to engineering
  • Complete rework independently using appropriate equipment
  • Provide documented feedback on work instructions through redline process
  • Perform leak check with assistance
  • Perform programming and/or Inline testing of designated assemblies (TUA specific)
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace
  • Consistently exhibit behaviors that aligns with Lam’s core values
Other Job Responsibilities


Safety Protocol:

  • Complete all required safety training
  • Follow safe work practices by lifting no more than 35 pounds, using ergonomic pads, stretching when needed, etc.
  • Adhere to personal and product safety guidelines by:

              o          utilizing appropriate PPE following clean room procedures

              o          following Lockout Tagout policies and procedures (LOTO and ZEST)

              o          utilizing fixtures (lift hoists, lift track, gantry cranes, lifting
                        tool) to aid in the assembly of tools

  • Perform Risk Management By Walking Around (RMBWA) inspections and document, correct and/or escalate safety issues/hazards to appropriate individuals/departments
  • Supports safe work environment by responding directly and quickly to unsafe practices; escalates to next level manager (safety representative, lead, supervisor, manager); and escalates any unresolved issues (incorrect use of hoist, poor placement of tools/cords/ladders, etc., not using cones or barriers, PPE misuse)



  • Provide timely information and responses to supervisors and co-workers by phone/written form/email/in person
  • Communicate verbally and in writing to appropriate groups/locations when:

              o          Identifying production issues

              o          Suggesting continuous improvements

              o          Giving system status during shift pass downs

  • Participate in meetings and training


Minimum Qualification


  • 2-4 Years of semiconductor capital equipment industry
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Work 12-plus hour shifts in fast paced and time-sensitive environment.
  • Squat, kneel, walk, climb, stand and operate in ergonomically- challenging positions for over 50% of time

              o          Lift 35 pounds

              o          Perform repetitive motions using hands and various
                          hand tools

  • Distinguish between colors for wire identification
  • Be flexible and responsive to changing priorities including but not limited to rework, overtime and potential limited travel to other Lam/customer facilities
  • Utilize computer-based data systems and applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)
  • Lean Six Sigma White Belt trained
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible, able to easily adapt to change
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • TWI Certified Trainer (TUA specific)
  • Demonstrates continuous improvement
  • Good troubleshooting skills


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 age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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