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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.

Sr. Production Test Technician - Day Shift

Date: Mar 25, 2021

Location: Livermore, CA, US, 94551

Req ID: 155393

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Job Responsibilities

This is a great opportunity to join Lam Research’s Livermore, CA manufacturing operation in an exciting role working to ramp new products, participate on lean continuous improvement teams, help proactively drive a safe work environment, and help study and solve complex manufacturing challenges.  Don’t have all these skills in your toolbox yet?  We will help you with internal and external training to drive skill development in these areas.


Enjoy great Lam perks:

  • $5,000 signing bonus for Sr. Production Test Technicians (Day Shift)
  • $8,000 signing bonus for Sr. Production Test Technicians (Night Shift)
  • Highly competitive pay and generous benefits including three-weeks PTO each year; high performers are also eligible to participate in Lam’s Annual Incentive Program
  • Work-life balance benefits including compressed work schedules
  • Encouragement to grow professionally by providing up to $15,000 annually for job-related education and training
  • Lam’s Lifestyle Account – helps fund a variety of life-enhancing opportunities for you and your family; up to $500 reimbursed each year for eligible expenses that help achieve your fitness, financial, and educational goals
  • Ease your commute with Lam’s free Bay-Area shuttle service from South Bay Area and San Joaquin Valley (convenient schedule, central heat/air, wi-fi); Lam also covers 50% of your monthly commuting costs up to $120 for expenses such as public transportation and parking


What about Covid? Lam is classified as an essential business and is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees.  Our manufacturing facilities follow strict guidelines including social distancing protocols, temperature scanning, and maintaining safe distancing between workers, and workstation sanitizing between shifts.


Lam’s Sr. Production Test Technicians prepare technical reports and summarize findings related to technical problems experienced while testing and troubleshooting circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies. Assists with identifying deficiencies in processes and procedures, and escalates production issues to Lead Technicians, Supervisors and Engineering, ensuring productivity goals are met.  May serve as primary trainers for other Technicians on specific job functions.


Job Duties:

  • Test and troubleshoot complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Perform Lead Technician duties with minimal-to-no assistance
  • Participate in complex projects requiring judgment and initiative; complete tasks in creative and effective ways; comprehend implications of work and make recommendations for solutions
  • Complete multiple Opportunity for Improvement Projects
  • Refer to instructions, diagrams, schematics, and templates to inspect/position/assemble parts for acceptance; communicate issues with Leads and Supervisors
  • Verify operations to be completed using Cell Fusion traceability; sign off on completed operation
  • Perform and review audits for open issues; escalate to Assembly to close out incomplete tasks
  • Train other Test Technicians; explain safety procedures and demonstrate daily duties
  • Provide technical assistance to other Test Technicians by troubleshooting new/persistent issues, performing rework, accessing computer systems, reviewing schematics, and utilizing fixtures; document issues as they evolve and escalate using proper path for solution
  • Perform Supervisory tasks when requested; manage responsibilities including troubleshooting with Engineers; follow and fix complex issues on products; delegate tasks and prioritize work

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in electronics or related field (or equivalent certification); will consider two+ years military electronics experience (ex., avionics technician) in lieu of degree/certificate
  • Eight+ years’ experience as a Technician in the semiconductor industry or other equivalent large capital equipment manufacturer (ex., automotive, aerospace, or medical device industries)
  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)
  • Able to work 12-hour shifts on a team in a clean room environment wearing PPE (bunny suit, safety glasses, masks, shields, gloves, safety footwear)
  • Effectively read, write, and communicate with others in English


Physical requirements include ability to squat, kneel, walk, climb, stand and operate over 50% of time; lift 35 pounds; perform repetitive motions using hands and various hand tools; ability to distinguish between colors for wire identification.


This posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but constitutes a general definition of the scope and function of the position.

Our Commitment


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.

We Look Forward to Your Application




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