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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: Feb 14, 2020

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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.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Participates in the conceptualization, modeling, analysis, development, documentation, and test/validation of hardware associated with new semiconductor equipment. 
  • Designs parts using metals, ceramics, quartz, plastics, and advanced coatings/plating’s. Work with potential suppliers to ensure parts can be manufactured in accordance with performance and cost objectives.
  • Ensures documentation is consistent with SEMI, Lam Standards and other standards as applicable (ANSI, DIN etc.) as well as best known methods for GD&T; accordingly, demonstrates knowledge and ability to properly utilize them.
  • Performs analytical work in order to characterize and properly specify new and existing designs, including heat transfer, stress, vibrations, fluid/gas dynamics and manufacturability.
  • Develops and execute test plans that generate characterization data sufficient to understand and validate the performance of the design.
  • Develops and presents reports/presentations of excellent quality that communicate design intent, analysis, and validation at design reviews.
  • Close interactions with suppliers and other Lam internal departments to ensure reception of high quality, well tested and cost optimized solutions for the defined requirements.
  • May be responsible for the design, development and implementation of custom mechanical tooling, fixturing and associated processes to enable the handling, assembly and/or disassembly of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies throughout the product life cycle. Establishes standards across all operational processes.
  • Prepares all required deliverables requested by product development plan (e.g. FMEA, technical specifications, risk analysis, test specifications, design review presentations)
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements
  • Professionally represents the company to the customer.
Other Job Responsibilities
 
Minimum Qualification

 

  • Ph.D. with 0-1 years of relevant work experience; or
  • Mechanical Master’s degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience; or
  • Mechanical Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication
Preferred Qualification

 

  • Experience in Semiconductor industry
  • CAD (NX and Inventor)
  • Skills in MATLAB and Simulink
  • Knowledge of MS Office
Job Responsibilities

Lam’s ALD Product Line has a need for a Mechanical Engineer 4. This is a key position developing leading edge capability in our family of metal deposition tools.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Design and develop hardware
  2. Rapidly generate design concepts – may also need to develop detail drawings
  3. Perform Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEAs)
  4. Organize, participate and lead design reviews
  5. Analyze designs developed – may need to use structural analysis (FEAs), thermal analysis and fluid flow analysis.
  6. Conduct feasibility studies – including generation of well documented test plans
     
Other Job Responsibilities

Desired character traits:

  1. Creativity
  2. Flexibility and adaptability
  3. Risk taker
  4. Embraces the challenges of solving hard design problems using structured methodology - PS&DMP
  5. Team player
  6. Good troubleshooting skills
  7. Excels in a matrix organization

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate creative design thinking, strong problem-solving skills, ability to excel in a matrix organization and able to manage and execute projects at all levels.

MS ME Required

 

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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