Success Starts Here

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.

Assembler - Day Shift

Date:  Aug 24, 2021

Tualatin, OR, US

Req ID:  161886


Job Responsibilities

Lam 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.

Night shift schedules include a 15% pay differential. 


Lam’s Assemblers follow computer-based work instructions to install parts and hardware (using hand tools and fixtures) on wafer fabrication equipment in a Lean manufacturing clean-room environment. 


Job Duties:

  • Effectively use hand tools, torque wrenches, equipment, and fixtures to assemble wafer fabrication equipment
  • Read and precisely follow work instructions and schematics; confirm correct parts were received (perform visual inspection of components prior to installation)
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace 
  • Effectively work on a team in a fast paced, time-sensitive environment 
  • Close assigned tasks; verify work was completed (sign off, describing work that was completed)
  • Assist with audits (visual inspection and verifying checklists)
  • Model continuous improvement behavior
  • Provide timely information and responses to supervisors and co-workers
  • Complete all required trainings and certifications for processes, procedures, and equipment
  • Complete all required safety training; follow safe work practices and adhere to personal and product safety guidelines at all times; support safe work environment by responding directly and quickly to unsafe practices
  • May perform as a Lead Assembler (with assistance), and/or train other Assemblers on specific job functions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two+ years mechanical or related assembly experience
  • Able to work 12 hour shifts in a clean room environment wearing PPE (bunny suit, safety glasses, masks, shields, gloves, safety footwear)
  • Consistently demonstrate ability to be flexible and responsive to changing priorities (ex., rework, overtime)
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams)
  • Effectively read, write, and communicate with others in English


Additional required skills and abilities include flexibility (easily adapt to change); strong attention to detail; being proactive/taking initiative; good troubleshooting skills; continuous improvement attitude; and the ability to effectively work in a team environment; utilize computer-based data systems and applications.


Physical requirements for this role include the ability to squat, kneel, walk, climb (stairs and ladders), and stand over 50% of the time; lift up to 35 pounds; perform repetitive motions using hands and various hand tools; 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


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Night, Operations