Equipment Engineer

Date: 21/10/2022

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA, 92660

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-paced 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

The selected candidate will be working in a world class Equipment Engineering organization with a talented group of Equipment Technicians, Vendors and Technical Managers. The selected candidate will be working in a dynamic organization that focuses on talent development and continuous improvement. Responsibilities will include optimizing reliability and throughput of Photo equipment for Canon i4/i5 iline, ES4/5/EX6 DUV and ASML 200 iline and 300/700/750 DUV toolsets. The candidate will lead all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities on assigned equipment. Provide leadership, direction and assistance to other technicians, drive cost reduction projects, generate and execute improvement projects. The candidate will work with Process, Production, Procurement and Facility groups within Tower Semi.

Experience/ Proven Skills

A minimum of five years of experience supporting and maintaining semiconductor equipment with strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Hands on Experience with all/some Canon 3000 i4/i5 iline and ES4/54 and EX6 DUV – ASML 200 iline and 300/700/750 DUV Photo equipment is a must. In-depth knowledge of equipment functionality, subcomponents, optics, Robotics/Sensors, vacuum systems and a strong showing of Engineering/Technical experience is a must. Candidate must have the ability to conduct data and statistical analysis to evaluate equipment performance. A self started with leadership, experience and technical skills is required.

Working Environment

Assignment Complexity – Problem solving is a primary function and multitasking is required to coordinate other functions

Accountability/Discretion – Needs to meet all established goals and metrics by area manager, and deliver commitments on time

Working Relationships – Daily interactions with area manager, technicians, other groups, and equipment vendors

Supervision – Work under minimum supervision. Independently develops solutions, and interacts with area manager on implementation, and follows escalation plans

Conditions – Very dynamic work environment with changing priorities and high urgency to respond without any delay

Working Conditions Work in a FAB clean-room environment with repetitive motion and lifting load up to 50 pounds. For load higher than 50 pounds help from other technicians and follow safety procedures will be required


  • Minimum - Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering/Applied Physics/Mechanical Engineering – and/or > 5+ years of equivalent engineering work experience will be considered.
  • Lean/Six Sigma training


Equipment Engineer: I – Sr Staff

Pay range $70,000 - $165,000

*Tower Semiconductor encourages inquiries from talent at all levels where pay will be based on 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