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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.

Industrial Hygienist

Date: Jan 22, 2019

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

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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.


This role in the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) group is responsible for executing the industrial hygiene program at Lam Research’s Tualatin campus. Responsibilities extend to participating in development of global industrial hygiene standards for Lam Research. Other EHS related functions include supporting equipment design reviews and implementation for new and changing installations, new chemical reviews, hazard assessments, supporting the emergency response program, and EHS related training.


Candidate must be able to successfully:

  • Review research, development, and construction plans against corporate and regulatory standards and provide enabling guidance to engineering and operations teams.
  • Understand designs for change to products, equipment and infrastructure and incorporate EHS related optimization to meet internal and regulatory standards.
  • Lead incident investigations to find root cause and implement effective corrective actions.
  • Evaluate and use performance metrics to drive goals, objectives, and process changes to create continuous improvement.
  • Employ existing knowledge with regulatory and industry standards for exposure thresholds (TLVs, PELS, RELs) and understand when and how to implement monitoring plans based on activities conducted by employees.
  • Conduct exposure monitoring for noise, light, ionizing and non-ionizing EM radiation, hazardous materials, and material handling.
  • Compile exposure data and use sound risk ranking methods to produce reports for regulatory agencies and in response to customer requests for information.
  • Review requests to use new chemicals or changes in chemical use and provide guidance on required PPE, risk reduction, and impacts to regulatory requirements.
  • Manage conflicting schedules, shifting workloads, and customer needs with a self-driven energy under little supervision.
  • Provide in person training and informational reports to various sized groups.
  • Partner and engage with employees and management where needed to drive successful EHS program implementation.



    Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental, safety, science or engineering discipline
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an EHS related role
  • Experience with industrial hygiene monitoring equipment, processes and software (e.g. gas detection, noise mapping, RF surveying)
  • Existing understanding of federal, state, and local regulations including OSHA, EPA/DEQ, Building/Fire code and Oregon Health Authority
  • Existing understanding of industry standards including Semi, NFPA, NIOSH and ACGIH
  • Highly competent with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Sharepoint)
  • Strong communication, leadership, and relationship building capability



    Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • MS degree in safety, science or engineering discipline
  • ABIH Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Experience as a laser, radiation, or chemical safety officer
  • Experience in high tech industry
  • Experience with hazardous materials emergency response


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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