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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.

Staff Plasma Engineer

Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID:  169639

Job Responsibilities

Lam Research is seeking a plasma scientist/engineer to develop next-generation plasma reactors for PECVD and PEALD. The candidate will be responsible for conducting fundamental research and transferring scientific principles to industrial products.  


Other Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts literature search and determines the direction of the next-generation plasma reactors and related technologies 

  • Creates conceptual designs, builds the prototypes, characterizes the fundamental reactor properties, and proves the design concept in a timely fashion 

  • Leads other engineers to convert the prototype reactors into the industry-scale production tools 

  • Attends conferences and tradeshows to maintain a close relationship with experts in academia to learn the state-of-the-art technology 

  • Understands requirements, roadmaps, cost, and business challenges our customers are facing and reflects those into the plasma reactor development roadmap 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Physics or Engineering (Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or related fields) with 1-3 years of related work; or Master’s degree in those fields with +6 years of relevant work experience  

  • Educational background or work-related experiences in non-equilibrium low-temperature plasmas 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise in plasma source development, including but not limited to CCP, ICP, MW, and SW plasmas 

  • Proficiency in plasma diagnostics and automated data collection and analysis 

  • Problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills 

  • Ability to work independently in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues in cross-functional team environment 

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.

We Look Forward to Your Application



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