Equipment Engineering Sr Technician 2 - Dry Etch

Date: 04/03/2021

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA, 92660

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

About Tower Semiconductor
Looking for a career path in the high-tech manufacturing industry? Become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  If you enjoy working with others in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high-tech industry, then Tower Semiconductor is the place to be!

Tower Semiconductor is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others.

Job Description

Working in a world class Equipment Engineering organization with talented group of Equipment Engineers, Technicians, and technical supportive management. An organization that focuses on growth, talent development, and continuous improvement. Responsible for performing advanced level repairs, and preventative maintenance for semiconductor equipment in Dry Etch area (LAM, AMAT, TEL Dry Etch equipment, and Axcelis/Fusion plasma strip). Assist equipment engineers and managers in evaluating equipment performance and providing maintenance recommendations to ensure maximum availability of production equipment. Interface with Production and Process teams regarding FAB priorities and participate in area shift pass-downs. Provide technical guidance to less experienced technicians and assistance for solving difficult equipment problems.

This Job Is For You If

•    You can perform complex equipment problem solving in production environment
•    You have the ability to work independently and in teams to solve wide range of equipment problems. Escalate to Equipment Engineers and Managers extended down situations and follow up on solutions. 
•    You can analyze reoccurring equipment failures using available Failures Pareto and recommend permanent technical solutions at reasonable cost.
•    You can follow existing procedures and provide feedback to Engineering and Management, as needed, to improve existing equipment maintenance procedures and systems. 
•    You can assist and train other Technicians with less experience
•    You can interface and direct vendor support to resolve equipment failures.
•    You have the ability to perform diagnostic troubleshooting and repair to component level as needed.
•    You have the ability to assist in resolving process issues and participate in yield investigations
•    You can participate and lead/direct ERT/Safety events, during the absence of supervision.
•    You can ensure all required parts are on order and follow up as required to minimize equipment MTTR.
•    You can require minimal management supervision to perform daily routines.


Job Requirements

Four to seven years of technical experience in the semiconductor industry with direct experience on LAM equipment (LAM2300, LAM9600, LAM9400, LAM4500, LAM4400) AMAT Dry Etch (DPS Metal and Poly), or TEL Unity. Also, Fusion/Axcelis plasma strip equipment familiarity is a plus. Must demonstrate working knowledge of advanced electro-mechanical systems operations and maintenance, and ability to work with minimal or no assistance. Adequate knowledge of electronic circuits, vacuum, pneumatics components, principles of electrical circuits, motor control systems, and robotics. Ability to troubleshoot using prints and schematics. Strong preference is given for experience with LAM2300 and AMAT DPS equipment knowledge. Additional knowledge of equipment includes Plasma-Therm Versaline, SPTS deep trench etcher, and TEL unity etchers is a plus.

Associate of Science degree with an emphasis in Electronics or equivalent.



Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare on day one.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs