Equipment Engineering, Sr. - Wet Etch

Date: 26/08/2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA, 78251

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

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 to sustain, optimize, and improve Semiconductor Equipment performance and reliability in Wet area (Akrion Rear-mount and Gamma Wet benches, FSI Mercury, SEZ223/ SEZ4200, DNS FC28L, DNS2000, and Bulk Chemical delivery equipment). Lead all maintenance activities scheduled and unscheduled on assigned equipment. Provide leadership, guidance and assistance to area technicians, drive cost savings projects, generate and execute on time improvement projects on assigned equipment. Work with Process, Production, Procurement, and Facility groups.

This Job Is For You If

  • You can work toward achieving and exceeding assigned goals such as Equipment availability, MTTR, MTBF
  • You can eliminate reoccurring equipment failures by devising new approaches and developing solutions to complex problems
  • You can optimize preventive maintenance procedures and provide clear instructions and documentation to technicians
  • You can work with equipment vendors or second source companies to modify parts and improve Equipment performance
  • You can identify opportunities for reducing maintenance and operating costs and provide cost studies for preventive maintenance activities. Optimize spare parts inventory and reduce spares cost.
  • You can lead the process of evaluating new equipment or software and make recommendations to meet Tower Semiconductor business objectives. Perform source inspections at the vendor site as required, and work with facilities and the vendor to meet installation schedules.
  • You can work with the Process Engineering group on identifying opportunities to improve yield, and maintaining equipment process parameters within specifications
  • You can identify and implement sustaining capital upgrades that can increase tool performance, with associated ROI justification
  • You can work with IE, Production, and Process groups on identifying opportunities to improve cycle time 
  • You can provide a monthly report summarizing all maintenance and project activities
  • You can work with a high level of autonomy according to managerial priorities
  • You can comply with all ISO requirements and be able to develop new ISO procedures as needed.
  • You can travel to domestic and international Tower Semiconductor sites to provide support as needed

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting and maintaining Semiconductor Equipment, with strong problem solving, and troubleshooting skills to a component level on Akrion Rear-mount and Gamma Wet bench equipment.
  • Experience on DNS FC82L, DNS SU2000, FSI Mercury, or SEZ223/SEZ4200 toolsets is a plus.
  • In depth knowledge of equipment functionality, subcomponents, control circuit, and its process parameters is required.
  • Thorough knowledge of measurement instrumentations, electro-mechanical devices, vacuum systems, Robotics/Sensors, and strong engineering/Technology skills is a must.
  • Candidate must have the ability to conduct data and statistical analysis to evaluate equipment performance.  
  • Strong leadership and computer skills are required.

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  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent work experience
Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs