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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.

Manufacturing Engineer 3

Date: Oct 17, 2019

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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.

Pilot Engineering is a flexible and creative organization responsible for rapidly transitioning new products from the design phase into high volume manufacturing while maintaining and exceeding the high-quality standards that our customers expect.


Some of our operating principles:


  • Enable fast learning and transition during development through world-class RPM in all engineering sites, cutting prototype lead-times from weeks to days at volume suppliers
  • During beta, deliver tools to committed dates while accommodating late design changes, at volume quality and equitable cost
  • Co-located with Engineering / Product Management and organized by PG with PDR program dedication to enable joint ownership of program success
  • Improve product development through recognized expertise in DFX (Manufacturability, Test, Ergonomics, Variability) and Should-Costing at alpha, while partnering with Engineering to shift our expertise into concurrent engineering for faster solutions
  • Select, develop, and retain people with a strong bias for achievement & confidence in managing risk
    Our Tualatin team is looking for highly motivated individuals that have strong analytical minds, are great communicators, adept problem solvers, fearless innovators, and possess strong work ethics. Successful candidates will work with state of the art plasma enhanced vapor deposition products
    Job Functions/Duties:
  • Interfaces with manufacturing and design engineering in coordinating the release of new products
  • Reviews new designs for manufacturability and makes recommendations to design engineering on manufacturability improvements. Influences the design
  • Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for fixturing and process requirements of new product lines
  • Develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacturing of sub-assemblies and final assemblies
  • Makes recommendations for outsourcing vs building in house of sub-assemblies
  • Works with outside suppliers on outsourcing activities
  • Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations
  • Works closely with design engineering to close issues found during manufacturing of new products
  • Designs and procures manufacturing fixtures
    Required Skills:
  • Outstanding analytical, verbal, and written communication skills that will enable the candidate to positively influence multi-level, cross functional teams
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing methodologies as they apply to Low volume/high mix products
  • Must be well-versed in Microsoft Office products, with proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint
  • 3D modeling experience or training strongly preferred
    Typically requires a minimum of 4 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


Now you can start your own success story—or build on it—by joining our team at Lam Research. Come help us solve our customers’ toughest problems and help craft the tools for tomorrow's consumer electronics, today.






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 age, race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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