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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.

Production Test Technician 3

Date: Jun 15, 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

Production Test Tech IIIs perform setup and testing/calibration of semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Equipment (WFE). They utilize a variety of tools, diagnostic equipment and computer-based testing instructions to ensure that equipment meets design specifications and customer requirements. Test Tech IIIs prepare technical reports and summarize findings related to technical problems experienced while testing and troubleshooting circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies. Test Tech IIIs may assist in identifying deficiencies in processes/procedures. They escalate production issues to lead technicians, supervisors and engineering, ensuring productivity goals are met.

● Measure resistance/continuity/voltage by using digital multi-meters.

● Create detailed MFG tasks covering skipped steps, document abnormal conditions and tool reminder

● Set up specialized equipment (leak checker/dummy load/bird watt meter/VI Probe) by gathering required fixtures from on the floor shelves/storage bins

● Provide feedback on work instructions utilizing the redline process

● Perform leak checks (vacuum, water, pressure decay) by utilizing appropriate equipment (i.e. fixtures) and procedures (Cell Fusion and KM Matrix); verify check completed by utilizing the proper indicator (I-mark, gauge, etc.).

● Access and update Configuration Editor settings by utilizing sales order/BOM (SAP); identifying components on tool by visually inspecting the tool and reviewing the pass down; cross-reference with sister tools; and utilizing all resources available




Other Job Responsibilities

● Effective written and verbal communication skills in English

● Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others including peers and supervisors, and maintaining them over time in person, by telephone, or in written form.

● Provides information and responds in a timely manner to supervisors and co-workers by telephone/written form/e-mail/in person to ensure work flow and keep to the production schedule

● Actively participate in meetings and training

● Identify and communicate production issues both verbally and in writing

● Communicate verbally and written system status during shift passdown

● Provide suggestions/improvements for testing by communicating verbally and in writing with Manufacturing Engineers

● Write tasks on non-conformance issues internal (NCi's) by creating NCi's and coordinating with Production Control as required

● Perform Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) procedures by isolating energy sources with a LOTO device and following ZEST protocols

● Adheres to personal and product safety guidelines by donning PPE and following safety and clean room procedures


Minimum Qualification

Specific Job Skills:

•Utilize computer-based data systems —SAP, Share Point, KRONOS

•Navigate and use Office software — Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

•Operate and use Hand Tools including but not limited to: Calipers, Wrenches, Hoists, digital multi meters, Screwdrivers, Torque wrenches, Ladders/platforms, Snipping tools/cutters

Education and/or Experience:

•Associates degree in electronics or related field required and/or equivalent military experience that includes electronics, such as avionics technician

•Typically requires a minimum of 2-4 years of semiconductor capital equipment industry

Job Conditions:

•The ability to exert yourself physically over 12 hour shifts, in tight spaces, in clean-room gowns

•Work in a fast paced and time-sensitive environment

● Distinguish between colors for wire identification

● Maintain a clean and organized workspace following 5S procedures

● Squat, kneel, walk, climb, stand and operate in ergonomically-challenging positions for over 50% of the time as well as have the ability to lift 35 pounds.

● Able to perform repetitive motions


•The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

•Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time




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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