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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.

Field Process Engineer 5

Date: Oct 28, 2019

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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

 

  • Responsible for completion of process support and installation of Lam equipment at customer sites. This includes evaluation and documentation of process outputs of hardware modifications/upgrades to existing systems.
  • Work with senior engineers and customers to understand customer technology roadmaps, process flow, inflection points, requirements and business issues/ challenges.
  • Key field support role for Beta sites, evals or first in fab installations.
  • Field owner to drive and resolve process/system for related escalations and quality investigations.
  • Setup and complete experiments, collect data, generate and analyze reports for both internal and external distribution and provide recommendations. Develop processes for new applications at customer sites on existing Lam equipment.
  • Define roadmaps to meet requirements, goals and milestones for new technology process supporting existing processes, correcting process deviations through root cause analysis.
  • Develop new or modified processes, define best known method process recipes, and work closely with the hardware engineering team to define chamber requirements and characterize hardware designs that meet customer performance requirements.
  • Design statistical experiments and analyze results to optimize device architecture and/or process modules to ensure the identification and resolution of process and defect issues and communicate results across the organization.
  • Deliver robust solutions to development needs in conjunction with development engineering groups.
  • Provide technical support to field engineers, technicians, and product support personnel who are diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and debugging complex electro/mechanical equipment, computer systems, complex software, or networked and/or wireless systems.
  • Present technical and marketing materials to a high standard.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Other Job Responsibilities

 

Leadership

  • Own customer/site KPIs. Provides technical instruction and leadership on installs, repairs, operations and calibration.  Coordination of application of new procedures.
  • Provide on-site instruction to sub-contractors and customers.
  • Work closely with FSE on complex problems which impact process output
  • Execute fundamental engineering design and analysis with supervision. 
  • Coordinates statistical analysis of failure rates and develops CIP
  • Provide input to Lam Management on the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of and for Lam products 
  • Work closely with Field Service, Tech Support, Sales and Corporate Engineering as well as customers to understand customer issues and demands in order to anticipate and report those to set objectives and procedures to achieve the need.
  • Advise to effect design changes. Regularly contributes to key technical solutions, technology and process development.  Monitors/analyses equipment performance trends
  • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives and resources.
  • Be recognized within a region and/or business unit as having significant technical expertise in one or more Lam systems/applications

 

Customer Relations

  • Professionally represent the company to the customer. Utilize knowledge of company’s product lines and services to keep existing / potential customers informed when new/additional needs are identified.
  • Work closely with customer to understand customer issues and demands.
  • Initiate process projects and manage customer and product group to drive to closure.
Minimum Qualification

 

  • PhD in Electronics, Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or related field with 5+ years of relevant work experience; or
  • MS in relevant field with 8+ years of work experience; or
  • BS in relevant field with 12+ years of relevant work experience
  • Work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Exercise good judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining desired results and addressing difficult engineering issues.
Preferred Qualification

 

  • Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and ability to react to shifting priorities to meet business needs and deadlines
  • Excellent people skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently with diverse teams, customers, internal and external partners
  • Collaboration / Matrix environment mindset
  • Excel, PowerPoint
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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