Integration and Start-Up Engineer IV - (T4)

Has advanced and specialized expertise in an analytical/scientific method or operational process, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. Completes assignments and facilitates the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area. Proposes improvements to processes and methods. Acts as a lead, coordinating the work of others, but is not a supervisor. Works autonomously within established procedures and practices. Key Responsibilities
  1. Responsible for full system integration in order to meet the system's specification, on time delivery and quality results until end of installation while managing both the technical and operational aspects of the tool's integration process
  2. Tests and troubleshoots modules and fully integrates systems. Performs in-house customer acceptance tests. Travels to customer sites to install and support tools.
  3. Establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect.
  4. Follow and complete documentation procedures and forms of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Pursue and develop procedural, safety and process improvements. Identify problems and resolve problems as an individual or as a team.
  5. Evaluate System quality, performance and configuration issues. Resolve problems. Provide on-site production technical support, equipment operation, repair, maintenance and upgrade.
  6. Performs highly complex operational and functional tests, calibrations, verification and troubleshooting of sub-assemblies and/or systems.
  7. Work with other cross-functional groups to develop, design, and build new production assemblies and NPI systems (prototype,alpha, beta units). May lead the first Alfa and beta systems and impact system design by providing the design authority feedback.
  8. Tests and troubleshoots system level and component level problems in electrical and mechanical and optical systems and sub-systems with minimal supervision. Assignments require solution of difficult problems by application of technical knowledge.
  9. May work from limited or no documentation. Investigates, compiles data, documents and recommends changes using applicable reporting process to enhance product performance.
  10. Performs necessary rework and assists in determining remedies for malfunctions and generates Quality Notifications.
  11. Compiles logbooks and test procedures documentation utilizing good writing skills. Assists in revising, developing and implementing department procedures. Writes complex technical reports and test procedures.
  12. Perform mechanical, electrical, beam, Optics and process testing on systems to Engineering and Manufacturing documentation and specifications.
  13. Functions as a technical resource for lower level technicians. Trains new employees and conducts on-going training sessions.
  14. Observes all safety standards. Maintains a secure, safe, clean and healthy work environment. Attends required health and safety training and follows safety and security policies, procedures and practices. Promptly reports accidents, injuries, safety hazards, or emergencies to supervisor or Safety dept. Follows operating instructions, uses protective equipment when required, and uses equipment and materials properly. Actively strives to prevent accidents and injuries.
  15. Requires full understanding of the company's manufacturing and/or engineering processes, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interface across departmental/functional lines. Provides management with technical input in order to correct problems both at the system level and in the manufacturing process.
  16. Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general aspects of the job responsibilities and technical phases of the job and their practical applications to problems and situations. Methods not always established, but where established, are often complex and difficult to follow. Duties may vary continuously. Assignments require solution of difficult problems by application of technical knowledge.

Functional Knowledge
  • Has developed advanced specialized expertise within a analytical/scientific area to perform the most complex work

Business Expertise
  • Has a good understanding of how related teams coordinate their efforts and resources to achieve objectives

  • May act as a lead for the team, may allocate work and provide subject matter guidance to more junior team members

Problem Solving
  • Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent

  • Impacts the effectiveness of own team and closely related teams

Interpersonal Skills
  • Tests and troubleshoots modules and fully integrates systems. Performs in-house customer acceptance tests. Travels to customer sites to install and support tools.

  • Associate's Degree
  • 4 - 7 Years of Experience
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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