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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.

Quality Engineer 5

Date: Jul 16, 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 - where successful people want to work:

We are 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.


Global Quality – Senior Quality Engineer / Program Manager


Position Overview: 
This position is responsible for driving improvement towards operational excellence by leveraging Quality Engineering and Program Management principles. You will organize and coordinate programs across functional areas to effectively resolve quality issues, eliminate waste in business processes, and develop operational improvements to strengthen Lam’s quality system and performance.

You should have 5+ years of experience in program management and team coordination in one of the following areas:

  • Quality assurance / Quality engineering
  • Manufacturing operations
  • Field service operations

You must have strong leadership, excellent communication skills and a demonstrated passion for improvement. Teamwork, analytical skills, project management, and the ability to develop and deliver training are other required skills in your toolbox. The ideal candidate will have experience improving products and processes in the Semiconductor Equipment industry.


Specific functional activities include:

  • Fact based problem solving (extensive experience with RCCA / 8D)
  • Opportunity identification & business case proposals
  • Project management - organizing, planning, and prioritizing to meet timeline requirements.
  • Deciding on appropriate strategies and objectives; developing and controlling activities, deadlines, budget, changes, risks & resources.  Assess program performance and optimize ROI.
  • Developing/delivering effective presentations to various levels throughout the company
  • Statistical methods; data collection, and analysis




Minimum Requirements:

Educational level: 
B.S. degree in Engineering (Industrial, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.) or a related technical field

Work Experience:
5-10 years in semiconductor engineering, quality, industrial engineering, mfg. operations or a similar technical role

 5+ years experience in program management and team coordination

Experience applying Lean concepts

Come help us solve our customers’ toughest problems and help craft the tools for tomorrow's consumer electronics, today.

Lam Research – a company where successful people want to work







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