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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.

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Quality Engineer Sr

Date: Mar 16, 2018

Location: Livermore, CA, US, 94551

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The position is part of the Quality Program team at Lam Research’s Livermore Manufacturing site. The Quality Programs team encompasses both Production Quality operations and the Install Product Assurance functions, and is responsible for continuously innovating and overseeing the processes that deliver high quality, cutting edge equipment to Top Tier semiconductor fabrication companies around the world.


The Install Product Assurance team monitors the installation and start-up of products at our customer sites, and addresses any issues that arise, ensuring that Lam differentiates itself from competitors in terms of quality and responsiveness.

This specific role is in the Install Product Assurance team.  The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity and responsibility to:

  • Work with Lam Product Groups and Regional Account Teams to gain an understanding of our customer needs and product quality expectations. 
  • Engage with Production, Production Quality and Supply Chain to understand Lam’s total product manufacturing processes.
  • Work with cross-functional teams from Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain and other disciplines to develop and implement improvement plans.
  • Develop analytics to correlate issues between MFG and Install to prioritize and resolve
  • Represent Manufacturing Quality on Global Quality teams and projects
  • Support globalization of Best Known Mfg Quality practices throughout Lam’s Global Manufacturing infrastructure.
  • Own “As shipped” Quality, by assessing and monitoring trends, systemic issues and chronic issues across install base.
  • Assess all quality issues impacting Install, verify resolution activities are in process, and partner with respective organizations where necessary to drive corrective action
  • Prepare Account team presentations for escalated Quality Issues/concerns.
  • Facilitate with all stakeholders to establish priorities & implementation plans.
  • Own and manage quality expectations of new orders (systems, upgrades, retrofits, refurb) for Lam. 


    Preferences - For this role, we are looking for candidates with the following background and/or skills

  • Quality, Manufacturing and/or Industrial Engineering
  • Demonstrated problem solving and data driven decision making Skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding Lean and/or Six Sigma concepts
  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of quality, data and statistical tools
    • Pareto, SPC, P/FMEA, Error Proofing, etc.
    • Advanced Excel, Access
    • JMP/Minitab
    • SQL and Data Visualization Programs
  • Effective teamwork skills, both as a team lead and team participant
  • Ability to exercise influence management




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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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