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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Facilities Engineer 4

Date:  Jul 18, 2024

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  180387
Worker Category:  On-site

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs and maintains the facilities and life safety control system to ensure the safe operations of life safety systems
  • Technical lead for the design and operations of the facilities control system
  • Ensures new facilities and new process tool installation designs incorporate the latest controls and instrumentation standards and best practices.
  • Ensure that the controls vendors are coordinated with Lam Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical and Electrical) for proper delivery and implementation for controls on infrastructure projects. 
  • Attend Weekly Operations meetings with R&D Lab stakeholders.
  • Manage outsourced service providers to ensure work is completed as scheduled and incident action items follow-up is completed within agreed upon durations.
  • Attends bi-weekly Site Incident Prevention Planning (SIPP) meetings and provide technical review/approval.
  • Support startup and commissioning of all process tool installations and facilities expansion projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Controls or Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science with minimum 5 years of semiconductor industry experience in a facility controls and instrumentation role.  Or, Technical degree/certificate plus 10 years of PLC programming experience within a continuous process or manufacturing environment will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated responsibility for developing industrial controls and facility controls designs 
  • Industry experience in one or all of the following areas; specifying industrial controls hardware and develop wiring diagrams for supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA), develop control system software in PLC ladder logic, function block, structured text and HMI programming and troubleshooting of the SCADA systems.
  • Experience with the start-up and commissioning of control hardware and software systems (systems, integration, instrumentation callout, panel layout and construction)
  • Experience with Allen Bradley PLC hardware/software.  ControlLogix PLC programming experience developing new programs and troubleshooting existing programs.
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot at least two commercially available industrial control system HMI software platforms. (Wonderware InTouch, GE Cimplicity, GE iFix, Rockwell Factory Talk, Ignition)
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting networking devices such as industrial Ethernet switches, gateways and OPC servers.  Configuring and troubleshooting industrial protocols (Common Industrial Protocol - ControlNet, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus RTU and TCP/IP, BACnet, Profinet, Profibus, Foundation Fieldbus and HART Protocol)

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.



Our Perks and Benefits

At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. 

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