Manufacturing Equipment Engineer


Lowell, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Post Date: 05/09/2021
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  • Company Address: 100 Chelmsford Street, Lowell, MA, 01851


MACOM designs and manufactures semiconductor products for Data Center, Telecommunication and Industrial and Defense applications.

Job Description

MACOM designs and manufactures semiconductor products for Data Center, Telecommunication and Industrial and Defense applications. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard.

MACOM has more than 65 years of application expertise with multiple design centers, Si, GaAs and InP fabrication, manufacturing, assembly and test, and operational facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Click here to view our facilities. In addition, MACOM offers foundry services that represents a key core competency within our business.

MACOM sells and distributes products globally via a sales channel comprised of a direct field sales force, authorized sales representatives and leading industry distributors. Our sales team is trained across all of our products to give our customers insights into our entire portfolio.

MACOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Semiconductor Equipment Engineer

Job Description

We are currently seeking an entry to mid-level equipment engineer for the Lowell semiconductor fab.  Coverage areas may include Epi, Diffusion, HiPox, Plasma Deposition, Plasma Etch Wet Etch, Metal Evaporation, and Photolithography.  Coverage in multiple areas is required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures Fab equipment and processes meet throughput, yield, safety, and efficiency objectives.
  • Develops and documents procedures to sustain and evolve equipment performance.
  • Identifies, prioritizes, and implements projects that provide continuous improvement of the overall uptime and output of semiconductor processes and equipment through analysis of data.
  • Effectively communicates progress to goals through presentations and ongoing reviews.
  • Attends and participates in daily operations meetings to provide status and plans – equipped with answers
  • Initiates Escalations for hard down equipment through to recovery (owns history, status, plans, and communication 24x7 until resolved)
  • Plans and manages capital equipment procurements, installations, and upgrades.
  • Manages multiple tasks and projects simultaneously within a rapidly changing environment.
  • Reasonable expectation of response during off hours in support of production.   This is a support position requiring flexibility and commitment to production needs as they arise at any time of the day.

Experience, Skills, and Education:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial discipline.  1-3 years’ experience in semiconductor manufacturing engineering preferred.
  • Experience managing relationships with external suppliers, contractors, and development partners.  Experience with capital equipment procurement, capacity planning and modeling is a plus. 
  • Proof of success in continuous improvement of semiconductor fab manufacturing equipment preferred
  • Language Skills:  Must be able to communicate in English: orally, in writing
  • Computer Skills:  Must be proficient in the MS Office suite of products, strong keyboard skills.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills are required.  Decision-making and troubleshooting skills are very important.   CAD and Project skills preferred.
  • Experienced with handling toxic and reactive chemicals and gases common to the semiconductor industry is a plus
  • Physical Demands:    Some light lifting will be required up to 50 lbs. Prolonged sitting or standing up to 8 hours.  Reaching, stooping, and bending as needed.

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