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At Lam Research, we create equipment that drives technological advancements in the semiconductor industry. Our innovative solutions enable chipmakers to power progress in nearly all aspects of modern life, and it takes each member of our team to make it possible.

Across our organization, our employees come to work and change the world. We take on the toughest challenges with precision and accuracy. We push for the next big semiconductor breakthrough. We lead the way in one of the most critical and fast-moving industries on the planet. And we do it together, with deep connections and limitless collaboration.

The impact we have on the world is made possible by focusing on our people. So we recognize and celebrate our teams’ achievements. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse culture where everyone’s contribution and voice has value. We evaluate and evolve our offerings, so our people receive the support and empowerment to do meaningful things for their lives, careers, and communities.

Because at Lam, we believe that when people are the priority and they’re inspired to unleash the power of innovation for a better world together, anything is possible.

Microscopy Technician 4

Date:  Jul 11, 2024

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  182368
Worker Category:  On-site

The Group You’ll Be A Part Of

In the SEM Lab, we serve as the eyes for Lam’s process development teams. Our objective is high volume metrology data generation, with rapid turn around times to facilitate more experimental iterations and a faster time to solution.


The Impact You’ll Make

Your work will generate critical data for Lam’s process development, and is essential for demonstrating Lam’s product to the customer. You will need to be proficient in analytical techniques centered around Focused Ion Beam – Scanning Electron Microscopes. Mastering these tools will require an understanding of the science of their operation, as well as a thoughtful and open minded approach that can yield innovations in their operation.

Who We’re Looking For

  • Candidates interested in the field of electron microscopy as a career.
  • Understanding of relevant physics – electromagnetics, kinetics
  • Sees task repetition as an opportunity to iterate and innovate better methods
  • Careful, detail oriented observer
  • Fond of learning and responds well to feedback

Preferred Qualifications

  • A BS degree in a physical science, a specialized AS degree or equivalent professional training on materials science and analytical techniques preferred.
  • Experience operating dual beam FIB/SEM tools, especially in the preparation of thin lamella for STEM or TEM imaging.
  • Experience working in a laboratory setting

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.

Lam Research ("Lam" or the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Lam is committed to and reaffirms support of equal opportunity in employment and non-discrimination in employment policies, practices and procedures on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. It is the Company's intention to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees.

Lam offers a variety of work location models based on the needs of each role. Our hybrid roles combine the benefits of on-site collaboration with colleagues and the flexibility to work remotely and fall into two categories – On-site Flex and Virtual Flex. ‘On-site Flex’ you’ll work 3+ days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, with the opportunity to work remotely for the balance of the week. ‘Virtual Flex’ you’ll work 1-2 days per week on-site at a Lam or customer/supplier location, and remotely the rest of the time.

Our Perks and Benefits


At Lam, our people make amazing things possible. That’s why we invest in you throughout the phases of your life with a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits. Discover more at 

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