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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.

Mechanical Engineer 4

Date: Jul 30, 2018

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World “… We're on the cusp of one of the most exciting periods in the technology industry, and the semiconductor roadmap, the silicon device, and the industry of capital equipment. Lam Research, specifically, is right at the center of making that possible.” -Martin Anstice, CEO Lam Research
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 develops semiconductor manufacturing solutions for the world’s leading chipmakers. We make the tools that make the chips that power your world. We are searching for a mid to senior level Mechanical Engineer to work at our 3000 employee Portland Oregon area facilities. Relocation assistance will be provided.


This is a key role in the Deposition Product Group where you will develop solutions for PECVD process modules that will require versatility and interdisciplinary knowledge. As a Mechanical Engineer, you will possess significant experience in thin film processing equipment, should be a self-starter and a highly motivated visionary able to anticipate the future needs of industry and be able to architect next generation equipment. 



•Strong Mechanical Engineer – able to treat Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) equipment as a system with excellent knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and controls and ability to view this holistically.

•Strong analytical skills – proven ability to analyze systems data to be able to translate equipment performance to individual component or system capabilities and vice versa.

•Architect – able to design semiconductor deposition equipment.  Familiarity with all sub-systems – thermal, plasma, vacuum, chemical and fluid delivery.

•CAD: Strong CAD modeling capability.  Experience with Pro-E preferred.

•Modeling: Ansys, Comsol, etc.

•Plasma, RF and PECVD/ALD is a plus

•Thrive in a fast-paced, exciting environment with ample challenging assignments, have an ability to influence and be viewed as a technical leader

•Willingness to coach/mentor junior engineers in design practices

•Critical review of designs and participate in all design reviews

•Ability to innovate and take risks

•Be able to work well individually and in teams and comfortable with matrixed assignments


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. 






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