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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.

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. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: Tualatin, OR, US

Req ID: 156522

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Job Responsibilities

  • Interface with manufacturing and design engineering in coordinating the release of new products
  • Review new designs for manufacturability and make recommendations to design engineering on manufacturability improvements (DFMA, Serviceability, Safety, Ergonomics, and Modularity)
  • Estimate manufacturing costs and determine time standards; make recommendations for fixturing and process requirements of new product lines
  • Develop, implement and maintains methods, operation sequence, and processes in the manufacturing of sub-assemblies and final assemblies
  • Make recommendations for outsourcing vs building in house of sub-assemblies
  • Work with outside suppliers on outsourcing activities
  • Maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations
  • Work closely with Design Engineering to close issues found during manufacturing of new products
  • Design and procure manufacturing fixtures
  • Perform Virtual Builds using 3D CAD models to determine product manufacturability including BOM validation, determine proper build sequence, labor hour estimation, DMFA, tooling, and fixtures assessment

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering with 1+ year of related experience, or an advanced degree with no experience
  • Experience/familiarity with some of the following:
    • Lean Manufacturing Design for Manufacture Assembly (DMFA)
    • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
    • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
    • Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
    • Make vs. buys analysis
    • Root cause and corrective action investigation and/or nonconforming material disposition
    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience

Other skills and abilities beneficial to this role include outstanding analytical, verbal, and written communication skills; familiarity with lean manufacturing methodologies as they apply to Low volume/high mix products.




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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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