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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 5

Date: Jun 12, 2020

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About Lam….


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.

Job Responsibilities

The Lam Global Operations Power Box NPI team is a bridge between our design engineers and our remote factory manufacturing partners.  The Power Box Manufacturing Engineer will:

  • Use virtual manufacturing technology to perform design validation tasks, complete Design for Manufacturability and Design for Supply Chain assessments and create initial manufacturing documentation for new power box assemblies.  Drive correction of design issues and manufacturability improvements before the first physical build.
  • Measure design first pass yield; collaborate with the design engineering team on systemic actions to improve long term first pass yield performance. 
  • Drive corrective action implementation for issues found during contract manufacturer control build process.  Ensure appropriate change control methods are followed during contract manufacturer build process.
  • Participate in design reviews and PDR reviews; ensure new power box designs are manufacturable prior to customer shipment.  Escalate effectively to maintain alignment between supply chain and design engineering teams.
  • Influence design decisions- BOM structure, product commonality, component selection- to accelerate product transition and improve cost and quality performance
  • Estimate manufacturing costs and validate supplier quoted labor costs
  • Identify fixturing and process requirements for new product lines
  • Collaborate with Design Engineering, contract manufacturing partners and Supplier Quality Engineers to develop processes to drive transformational change in supplier quality, cost and ramp performance.
Minimum Qualification
  • Successful candidates will have experience in problem solving and demonstrate the analytical, verbal, and written communication skills necessary to positively influence cross functional teams with members from design engineering, supply chain operations, Lam manufacturing and suppliers.
  • 3D modeling experience required, and product design experience preferred.  Preference will be given to candidates that also have experience with virtual build methods and software.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing methodologies in a low volume, high mix environment.
  • Must be well-versed in Microsoft Office products, with proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; or 6 years and a Master’s degree
More About Us ….


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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