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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.

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Sr. Product Engineer - Supplier Quality

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID: 157653

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Job Responsibilities

This is a Senior Product Engineering position in the Electrical Systems Group (ESG) in the Supplier Development Assessment & Development (SQAD) Engineering Organization at Lam Research in Fremont, California.  Lam ESG SQAD is responsible for innovation and problem-solving in Electrical Systems manufacturing, test, supplier quality, supply chain design, and material & supplier selection, development, and technology.


  • Apply skills and experience with semiconductor manufacturing equipment to technical and quality problems encountered in the product life cycle with special attention to new product introduction
  • Apply Product and Systems Engineering approaches to understand and resolve problems with equipment functionality, component quality and reliability, design and application margin, and in supplier quality systems
  • Travel to Lam Supplier manufacturing locations to conduct situational assessments, audits, and investigations, applying learnings to systematic and lasting product and process improvements
  • Apply experience with Industrial Quality Systems, Engineering Design & Documentation, Product Qualification, Change (EC) Processes, and Problem Solving to issues occurring in product and component life cycles
  • Act as a Project Manager with emphasis on problem-solving and improvements in supplier manufacturing and test processes.  Define, review, and improve Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCA), Quality Systems and Processes of Record (POR) at ESG suppliers.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Masters preferred 
  • 10 years of experience in the following areas:
    • Semiconductor equipment system and component knowledge
    • Ability to troubleshoot issues arising from incorrectly wired, grounded, or shielded harnesses
    • Ability to analyze schematic functionality of:  Power Supplies, PCBAs, and computer peripherals
    • Working Knowledge of PCBA manufacturing, inspection and test processes
    • Product and component life cycle management: Specification, Manufacture, Assembly, Test/Inspection, and Sustaining
    • Trained in using structured problem-solving methodology
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for purposes of teaching, investigating, and influencing team members and stakeholders up to and including internal and external executives
    • Electrical measurement equipment familiarity, including: DMM, LCR, & Milli-ohm Meters, Hi-Pot/Ground Bond Testers, Function Generators and VDV Cable Testers
    • Working knowledge of:  SPC, Cpk, DOE, GR&R (MSA), 5-Why, 6S/7W, t/F tests, box plots, 8D, Ishikawa diagrams
    • Working knowledge of electrical & mfg standards (Semi S2, OSHA, ISO9000/14000, RoHS, UL, IEEE, MIL, IPC 610/602)





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