Process Technician Sr. 2

Date: 19/09/2022

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA, 92660

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

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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

Support production of R&D lots through the fab.  Perform complex experimental procedures for R&D based on engineer instructions.  Perform inspections and non-standard metrology on R&D lots in support of development efforts. Work on assignments that are complex in nature, where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Candidate must be able to work independently, with little direct engineering support. The candidate will be responsible for lots in all fab areas and must be willing to learn how to run equipment in all areas, including metrology. 


This Job Is For You If

  • Perform experiments to improve process or performance of processing equipment.
  • Set up, monitor, and adjust process equipment.
  • Set up and perform diagnostic tests and evaluate results.
  • Set up special recipes/programs on tools to support R&D. Expectation that candidate would look to expand qualified toolsets to support these efforts.
  • Disposition production lots that are out of specification limits and recommend changes to resolve routine problems.
  • Assist in identifying and correcting process flow issues.
  • Process test runs and conduct test for engineering to identify yield problems or development of new processes and capabilities.
  • Evaluate procedures used by line operators and initiate action to resolve problems with R&D lots.
  • Perform in-process control measurements and maintain records.
  • Assist in training production personnel.
  • Conduct pre-production operations and prepare detailed record of procedures and results.
  • Analyze engineering process changes to determine most feasible method of implementation.
  • Conduct processing experiments on devices to prove or improve engineering design.
  • Conduct tests on devices/wafers by applying advanced techniques and criteria to obtain data required for process studies.
  • Prepare detailed reports including test procedures, results or conclusions and recommendations for testing, process improvement or development and equipment evaluation.
  • Establish procedures and in-process controls for new processes in conjunction with process engineering and operations personnel.

Working Environment:

Assignment Complexity

Work assignments are somewhat complex in nature; solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables


Viewed as a recognized technical expert and demonstrates proficiency in more than one major production or test area.  Perform tasks with little or no supervision.

Working Relationships

Interfaces with Production and Fabrication Engineering to identify and resolve process-related issues, and provides technical guidance to other lower level technicians


No direct management responsibilities

Working Conditions

Works in a fab clean-room environment



Job Requirements

  • Requires an AA/AS degree or equivalent experience. 
  • Seven+ years of technical experience in the semiconductor industry.  
  • A thorough knowledge of semiconductor wafer processing, and a working knowledge of  SPC, failure analysis, and various software monitoring tools. 


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