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Lam Research
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Interviews at Lam Research

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Lam Research.
Interview experience
Based on 108 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 107 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 98 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Lam Research

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a day or two
39%
About two weeks
24%
About a week
17%
About a month
13%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
76%
Phone call/screening
43%
Background check
42%
Group interview
28%
Problem solving exercises
21%
Least reported steps
Other
2%
They have no interview
1%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Lam Research

  • Mostly behavioral questions.
    Shared on December 26, 2018 - Process Engineer - Fremont, CA
  • It went very well.
    Shared on May 25, 2018 - Test Technician - Tualatin, OR
  • Interview process was very basic and straight to the point during the hiring event. Skills, weaknesses, value, and personal hindsight was gone over.
    Shared on February 2, 2018 - Material Handler - Tualatin, OR

Interview questions at Lam Research

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Reading a schematic and being able to troubleshoot using only a schematic.
    Shared on February 6, 2020 - Field Service Engineer - Arizona
  • Can you do creo
    Shared on August 29, 2019 - Mechanical Engineer - Fremont, CA
Interview tips at Lam Research
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)57%
  • Formal (business suit)24%
  • They didn’t have a dress code10%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Lam Research
  • Be ready for some off the wall questions. Just think the problem thru out loud and you'll be fine.
    Shared on January 29, 2020 - Senior Field Service Engineer - Hillsboro, OR
  • Fairly easy, especially if you have experience and are a hire performer
    Shared on March 7, 2018 - Supply Chain Business Manager - Fremont, CA
  • Make sure you know the importance of a torque wrench and how to use a torque wrench.
    Shared on February 12, 2018 - Module Test Technician - Livermore, CA
The first interview at Lam Research
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral38%
  • Recruiter contacted me32%
  • Other10%
  • Through Indeed5%
  • Campus placement5%
How candidates received their first interview at Lam Research
  • Through an agency and then performed really well to get converted into a full time after 6 months
    Shared on November 7, 2018 - Production Test Technician - Tualatin, OR
  • I get the first interview by going to there recruiter contracted group.
    Shared on September 17, 2018 - Material handler - Tualatin, OR
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