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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.

Laboratory Service Engineer 3

Date:  Jun 28, 2024

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  183090
Worker Category:  On-site

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of


In the Global Products Group, we are dedicated to excellence in the design and engineering of Lam's etch and deposition products. We drive innovation to ensure our cutting-edge solutions are helping to solve the biggest challenges in the semiconductor industry. 


The Impact You’ll Make

As a Laboratory Service Engineer at Lam, you're a pivotal force in maintaining and upgrading equipment in our applications lab. It’s not the typical lab; you’ll be hands-on with state-of-the-art equipment performing maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration. You'll support innovative equipment providing installation and documentation, making you an integral part of our technology’s success.

In this role, you will contribute to concept and feasibility hardware to enhance current and develop next generation of semiconductor equipment for our customers.

What You’ll Do

  • Operate in an R&D environment performing preventative and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting, upgrades, and calibrations on equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical, electromechanical, electronic, and vacuum equipment.
  • Ensure safe handling of hazardous gas and liquid materials using required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams – including process development, hardware, and software engineering – on R&D activities, customer demos, and supporting equipment.
  • Install and provide support for prototype equipment, developing procedures and documentation.
  • Maintain alignment on priorities across tasks that vary from dynamic to consistent with clear and proactive communications.

Who We’re Looking For

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field with 5+ years of experience; or Associates degree in a technical field or equivalent military training with 7+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience troubleshooting electrical, electro-mechanical, fluidic systems, and vacuum systems.
  • Proficient use of a variety of hand tools and electronic test equipment for maintenance, repair, and assembly tasks.
  • Capable of working in a cleanroom environment, wearing personal protective safety equipment, or cleanroom suit.
  • Semiconductor industry experience or understanding of Lam products is a plus.

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.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

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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