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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.

Test Engineer 3

Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Req ID: 154084

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Job Responsibilities

Pilot Test Engineer 


This is a swing shift position with variable start and end times, but primary hours worked will be between 12 noon and 12 AM.

The Pilot engineering team partners with Pilot manufacturing and HVM manufacturing to validate new hardware designs and transition new products into the HVM factory.

The Pilot Test engineer develops and deploys manufacturing process documentation, creates and updates visual instructions in the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) in accordance with engineering specifications, and develops and implements revised testing strategies to optimize cycle time and labor hours. Develops and deploys hardware and software through scripting language to allow for the automated testing and characterization of complex electro-mechanical assemblies. Designs and deploys test fixtures to enable testing and characterization.

In this role, the Test Engineer will be interfacing directly with the Pilot manufacturing lines to address issues as new products are built and tested for the first times. Troubleshooting and resolution of issues to enable on time delivery of product shipments and thorough issue documentation and communication back to test engineering and product design teams are the critical aspects of this position. A successful candidate will be able to perform analysis of trends/issues and deliver on execution of continuous improvement projects to improve testing first pass yield in conjunction with the larger test engineering team.


Skills required:

  • Proven track record of problem solving and critical thinking skills in resolving electro-mechanical issues
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and schematics, 2D/3D models, technical data sheets
  • Driven, highly organized, strong attention to detail
  • Strong teamwork skills and strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Experience with the design and implementation of electro-mechanical test fixtures
  • Understanding of software/firmware applications, communications


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in low volume, high mix manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in production planning, scheduling, or related manufacturing process control
  • Bachelors degree or better in an engineering discipline required, electrical and mechanical preferred





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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 race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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