Quality Engineer 3

LAM Research Livermore , CA 94550

Posted 2 months ago

About Lam.

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

Designs, implements and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into partially finished or finished products. Responsible for planning, implementing and managing compliance of manufacturing and production processes with internal and external safety, quality and regulatory standards requirements for worldwide distribution. Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment and finished products. Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary. May assure compliance to in-house and/or external specifications and standards (i.e. GLP, GMP, ISO, Six Sigma).

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Lam Product Groups and Regional Account Teams to gain an understanding of our customer needs and product quality expectations.

  • Engage with Production, Production Quality and Supply Chain to understand Lam's total product manufacturing processes

  • Work with cross-functional teams from Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Chain and other disciplines to develop and implement improvement plans.

  • Develop analytics to correlate issues between MFG and Install to prioritize and resolve

  • Represent Manufacturing Quality on Global Quality teams and projects

  • Support globalization of Best Known Mfg Quality practices throughout Lam's Global Manufacturing infrastructure.

  • Own "As shipped" Quality, by assessing and monitoring trends, systemic issues and chronic issues across install base.

  • Assess all quality issues impacting Install, verify resolution activities are in process, and partner with respective organizations where necessary to drive corrective action

  • Prepare Account team presentations for escalated Quality Issues/concerns.

  • Facilitate with all stakeholders to establish priorities & implementation plans.

  • Own and manage quality expectations of new orders (systems, upgrades, retrofits, refurb) for Lam.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor's + 5 years experience

Communication: Proven ability to explain why, what, how, when and build rapport with stakeholders

Critical Thinking: ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information; understand the logical connection between ideas

Preferred Qualification

Etch Product knowledge

Data Analytics:

  • Pareto, SPC, P/FMEA, Error Proofing, etc.
  • JMP/Minitab
  • SQL and Data Visualization


Analytical Ability


Customer Focus

Decision Making

Excel, PowerPoint

Problem Solving

Project Management

Relationship Management

Team Collaboration

Technical Skills

More About Us .

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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