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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.

Mechanical Engineer 4

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID: 159663

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Job Responsibilities

  • Design and analyze mechanical systems, assemblies, components, and their packaging that meet or exceed customer needs and expectations.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying analytical techniques to propose concept, design of experiment or method, evaluate feasibility, characterize and improve systems leading to release in high volume manufacturing.
  • Lead cross functional and multidiscipline technical teams to achieve timely solutions including development of Functional Specifications.
  • Develop material (PowerPoint presentation and supporting data) to lead design reviews as part of Lam Product Development and Release (PDR) process.
  • Experienced in Pneumatic circuitry and controls.
  • Work with minimum supervision to achieve objectives that are critical to the success of the product.
  • Supervise/mentor/coach junior engineers, designers, drafters and other technical personnel.  
  • Ability to work in a team environment and manage multiple priorities/projects simultaneously to ensure commitments are met.
  • Ensure products comply with customer/industry/regional compliance requirements such as S2/S8, CE and NFPA.
  • Address safety issues quickly and escalate to management as needed.
  • Work with potential suppliers to ensure parts can be manufactured (DFMA) in accordance with performance and cost objectives.
  • Drive technical innovations and conceptual ideas.
  • File Invention Disclosure Forms (IDFs) for evaluation of novel ideas.
  • Respond quickly to customer requests and escalations.  Anticipate customer needs for solutions and information
  • Create and present technical presentations for technical teams, management and customers.
  • Perform FMEAs to prevent/mitigate failures in designs.
  • Work closely with India Engineering group to provide direction, technical review and minimize design iterations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8-12 years related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent, or
  • Minimum of 6-8 years related experience with a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent, or
  • Minimum of 4-6 related experience with a Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant work experience in semiconductor capital equipment or a similar industry is preferred
  • MCAD (preferably Creo)
  • Proven analytical skills including modeling analyses (simulations) using FEA applications such as Creo Simulation, COMSOL, etc.
  • Capable of designing test stands, instrumenting, data acquisition and willingness to do hands-on testing when needed.
  • Familiarity with machining practices and sheetmetal fabrication and other manufacturing methods
  • Familiarity with additive manufacturing (3D printing) and other rapid prototyping methods.

Our Commitment


We believe it is important for every person to feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their full potential. By bringing unique individuals and viewpoints together, we achieve extraordinary results.

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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