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Bachelor degree from an accredited college in electrical engineering / electronics technology or Associates degree in electronics / electro-mechanical with 8 years of semiconductor fabrication maintenance experience In ALD, PECVD, EPI, Diffusion or Implant.
6-8 years field service / customer support background and/or 6-8 years manufacturing experience in final assembly or test of semiconductor capital equipment. Knowledge in any or all of the following areas is a plus: wafer fab, closed loop gas and vacuum control, RG induced plasma, electro-pneumatic controls, microprocessor based controllers, robotics, basic concepts of software, toxic and/or flammable gasses and acids.
Basic troubleshooting techniques in repairing complex microprocessor controlled electromechanical systems
Ability to work with hand tools
Working knowledge of Oscilloscope’s and DVM’s
Strong positive attitude with excellent customer service skills
Clear and concise (English) verbal and written communications
Knowledge of structured problem solving techniques
Working software knowledge of MS office
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work alone and/or with limited supervision
Be able to interpret electronic / electro-mechanical schematics and drawings
Maintain strong organizational and leadership skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
General Job Description
Perform installations, preventative maintenance and remedial repair maintenance on complex electronic / electro-mechanical semiconductor capital equipment at ASM’s global customer locations. Create and maintain a high level of customer delight through advanced customer service skills, implementing fast quality responses to both internal and external customers while maintaining a safety first mentality. Be capable of working completely independent of supervision on highly complex problems while meeting project/task timelines, objectives and goals. Have the ability to develop action plans for problem resolution and present to internal and external customers. Develop improvements for processes, hardware and software for continuous improvement of ASM equipment / business operations. Coach / mentor lower level FSE’s to higher level skill sets.. Have the ability to assist in customer escalations and manage beta-site projects. Have the ability to troubleshoot process problems of medium complexity along with writing procedures and processes for standard field service activities. Travel of 25-75% for both domestic and international locations may be required
STANDARD EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE FOR THIS LEVEL
BS plus 7 years of experience or equivalent
MS plus 4 years experience or equivalent
BS degree in Computer Science with a minor in engineering, science or mathematics and 7 years of experience is preferred. An MS degree in Computer science and 4 years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in engineering along with either a minor or equivalent in Computer Science and experience 4 years experience is required.
Five years of experience developing the following types of software:
Developing for Windows and Windows Embedded Operating Systems
Machine Control Systems
Experience in the following application areas is a plus:
Multi-threaded applications, real-time software, device drivers or other interrupt driven software
Graphical User Interfaces
Semiconductor Factory Automation
Data Communications and Networking
(An equivalent combination of education and experience where a comparable amount of knowledge, skills and ability has been achieved.)
Proficiency in c/C++
Knowledge of programming tools such as text editors, debuggers, application builders and configuration management tools.
Ability to read code and understand the functionality implemented and the ability to translate the functionality into another piece of software
Ability to understand the system ‘big picture’ and how new functionality fits into that system
Excellent communication skills to discuss with engineering groups to determine the true software requirements
Comprehend software documentation including specification and design documents, communication interface specific and API descriptions
Knowledge of Semiconductor standards is preferred
Knowledge of Delphi (Pascal) an advantage
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
The position involves delivering software that has immediate, tangible results visible in the operation of semiconductor processing equipment hardware. The hardware includes robotics, gas valves, temperature controllers and other hardware. The engineer will work with other software engineers, engineers from other departments, and other ASM personnel. He will be required to use his experience and judgment to provide software system engineering solutions. The engineer will work independently or as a team member on software development efforts. The senior software engineer may act as a mentor for newly hired software engineers.
Evaluating new software and hardware tools for possible department use
Author and review policies, procedures and work instructions
You will provide solutions to problems of low/medium complexity associated with specific projects. Contribute towards the achievement of milestones associated with specific projects. Must possess the ability to work on assignments of low/medium complexity under some supervision and guidance of a senior engineer.
MS degree in mechanical engineering or related degree(s) preferred.
General Job Description
Perform self-inspection of all work, and is responsible for ensuring that all work performed adheres to documentation requirements, company policies and procedures.
May be exposed to following hazardous materials used or exposed to hazardous environments while performing duties: loud noises, metal/moving objects, flammable/toxic/corrosive materials, hot surfaces, lasers, infrared radiation, electrical/pneumatic (pressurized) circuits and adhesives. This will require that employee wear eye, hearing and hand protection as needed to protect themselves from exposure. These will be supplied upon request.
This position may require cleanroom apparel and safety equipment. This work normally requires extended periods of standing, setting and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
Senior Process Development Engineer - Key Account
(This position will be based in Boise, ID)
ASM International N.V. is a leading supplier of semiconductor process equipment. The Company possesses a strong technological base, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, a competent and qualified workforce and a highly trained, strategically distributed support network worldwide. As a member of the Key-Account organization of the Global Sales and Services business unit, the Key Account Process Development engineer is the on-site process application expert to expand opportunities on ASM’s installed products. In this role, he/she is driving the process development projects and is the bridge between the customer process development teams and the business unit. During the transfer of the technology to the production fabs, the process engineer will ensure all the best-known-methods (BKM’s) are transferred ensuring a smooth transition. In case of systems down situations, you will work in the escalation process with the local FSE team to solve the problem as soon as possible.
Main tasks of a Process Development Engineer
On site process development
New Product Introduction (NPI), ramp to HVM production
Due to the international nature of this function you can develop yourself as a technical expert with excellent communication and management skills. Within this job you are involved in many ASM departments. This will create an excellent steppingstone for further career opportunities at ASM, like (R&D) Management, Project Management, and Technical Account Management.
BS plus 10 years of experience or equivalent
MS plus 7 years experience or equivalent
BS degree in Computer Science with a minor in engineering, science or mathematics and 10 years of experience is preferred. An MS degree in Computer science and 7 years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in engineering along with either a minor or equivalent in Computer Science and experience 7 years experience is required.
Eight years of experience developing the following types of software:
Proficiency in C/C++
Experience architecting software and control systems
Ability to quickly read code and understand the functionality implemented and the ability to translate the functionality into another piece of software
As a Product Marketing Manager, you will work closely with a variety of business functions ranging from Business Development, Sales, Finance, Operations and Technology & Engineering Teams and coordinate execution across these functional groups. The Product Manager role is among the most challenging and rewarding. We are looking for a highly talented and driven individual who is excited to take on this challenge.
Focus on continuously improving your product and delivering new consumer-focused solutions to create additional value for our customers. You will leverage consumer insights, market needs and go-to-market strategy to fine-tune your offering. In addition, you will define and evaluate new product offerings, coordinate cross-functional market launches, define success metrics, diligently track key metrics and improve new products over time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Owns products end to end from strategy to execution and has a mission to make his/her product the best in the industry, improving value for ASM and our customers
• Responsible for driving new product launches collaborating with a wide range of functional groups
• Diligently manages products using metrics driven approach and continuously drives improvement in these metrics
• Leads various qualitative and quantitative customer research to better understand customer perspectives and refine insights
• Serves as the champion of ASM customers, understands their needs/aspirations in detail through qualitative and quantitative means and uses the insight to actively improve our products
• Evangelizes product, strategy and roadmap with various functional groups across ASM (particularly with sales) and drive excitement
• Ensures messaging of key product features, processes, expectations, performance, etc. is accurate, clear, and delivered consistently across departments
• Stays up to date on changes to our industry and business processes, identify impact of changes on all processes, materials, and messaging, and work with departments to ensure changes are absorbed
• Experience as a process engineer or hardware engineer in the semicap industry.
• 7 or more years of experience in Product Management and related disciplines, preferably in a world class tech company/start up.
• Experience developing, executing, and owning best-in-class products desired
• Demonstrated excellence in qualitative empathy driven customer research, rigorous data based analysis, business case building
• Semi cap industry experience and understanding desired but not required. An undergraduate technical degree is required. PhD is preferred.
• High Standards: expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best
• Customer Obsession: has high degree of customer empathy and drive to understand customers; uses insight to guide product priorities
• Product and business judgment: has the judgment to prioritize best product improvements and deliver great end to end customer experience based on customer and market need, organizational limitations and business environment
• Process Management: can lead complex end to end processes with stakeholders across functional groups and several interdependencies
• Analytical skills: can build robust models and analyze vast quantities of data to unearth most important insights; Excel capabilities required
• Learning and continuous improvement mindset: actively solicits feedback to improve self; proactive about improving product by always generating hypotheses and validating hypotheses
• Attention to detail: pays attention to the specifics, in terms of process, customer experience or detailed metrics to deliver on product outcomes
• Communication: listens for meaning, translates concepts effectively and is articulate with both verbal and written communication; can command a room full of business leaders and drive outcomes
• Adaptability: adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions; anticipates and copes effectively with the complexity of change
• Able to listen and communicate verbally
• Able to travel up to 50% of time
This Process Engineer position will be based in Phoenix, Arizona.
PhD degree is required in the following disciplines: EE, MSE, Ch.E, Chemistry, Physics.
B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years experience or A.A. with 10+ years experience in semiconductor or related industry.
Intimate knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Working knowledge of epi, CVD, RTP and wet cleaning processing would be a strong plus. Demonstrated track record of fast troubleshooting and innovative skills to optimize manufacturing equipment. Excellent communication with peers and management.
ASM America is currently seeking Global Product Support (GPS) Engineer for our Phoenix, AZ office.
As the technical manager of a team of Mechanical Engineers and Designers, the Senior Mechanical Engineering Manager is responsible for design, development and release of next generation semiconductor manufacturing equipment for projects and programs.
Functional Knowledge & Skills
MS degree in an engineering discipline. Experience in fields of System Quality Assurance or Software Quality Assurance combined with Hardware Quality Assurance can substitute for degree requirement depending on ability.
MS degree in engineering plus a minimum of seven years or BS degree in engineering plus a minimum of ten years, working experience in the field of System Quality Assurance, System Quality Engineering with a minimum of ten years “hands-on” experience as a Quality Engineer with a company engaged in the manufacture of complex electromechanical equipment with integrated software controls, preferably in semiconductor equipment. Working hand-in-hand during an engineering development project as the Engineering QA/test environment is required. Experience in a role configuring software applications, managing software versioning or providing configuration management responsibilities in a software development environment a plus.
Works independently, but receives direction from Platform Engineering Manager in the form of goals and objectives - either written or verbal to achieve the following:
Materials Program Manager
Description of position:
Position within the organization:
Purchasing, (strategic) purchasing technique, market research and analysis
- Method of marketing research and analysis.
- Market and supplier knowledge of various commodities.
BS in Business, Supply Management, or related field
Professional training combined with related purchasing/materials management experience may substitute in part for educational requirements.
Professional Certification (CPM/APICS) is desirable
2-5 years of experience in purchasing and materials/planning in a manufacturing environment. Experience in the semiconductor industry is desirable or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and ability has been achieved.
Strong negotiating skills
Strong interpersonal, consultative, and conflict resolution skills
Strong organization and analytical skills
Ability to manage and direct vendors and perform value analysis required
Usage of computer based MRP required – SAP preferred
Solid understanding of cost reduction and inventory management techniques
Strong ability to follow through on all tasks
Procures materials, equipment and services (ie. circuit boards, fabricated parts) and assists in leading the Purchasing Department in obtaining critical and (high dollar) materials, equipment and services
Checks requisitions, obtains quotations, examines bids and award orders/contracts
Manages and directs ASM vendors to maximize ASM’s position
Develops new sources of supply for required products as needed
Coordinates purchases with MRP requirements, manufacturing and engineering needs
Interfaces with Production Control, Quality Control, Manufacturing and Finance as required
Places, reschedules, and cancels purchase orders in a timely manner
Understands market conditions and makes recommendations for Supply Solutions
Issues RFQ’s to marketplace for competitive bid purposes and monitors cost reductions
Maintains SAP database to keep lead-times, standard costs, and all pertinent data accurate
Takes on medium level projects while keeping Manager informed of progress or roadblocks
As the Senior Manager Global Trade Compliance, you drive the direction and management of the ASM Trade Compliance activities to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations regarding import and export, customs and export controls.
You are operating globally are responsible for trade compliance on a global scale across all ASM’s businesses. In this role, you will serve as in-house expert and resource for all matters related to global trade compliance.
Moreover, you will provide strategic, operational and transactional level support, direction and guidance for all matters involving international trade and / or supply of goods or service.
The Senior Manager Global Trade Compliance reports to the General Counsel and is part of the Corporate Legal Department. The position has two direct reports.
A more detailed job profile will be available on request. Preferred primary location is Phoenix, yet Almere (Amsterdam) and Singapore are also alternatives.
Education and Experience
Ideal candidate will meet following requirements:
Ideal candidates will demonstrate following behaviours:
ASM is an international, professional and diverse company in an high paced industry, where you can generate immediate impact in a short period of time. Next to that, we offer a competitive base pay, benefits and variable pay and support you in your personal and leadership development through an annual personal performance and growth plan.
Title: Senior Electrical Engineer
Provide solutions for difficult technical electrical issues associated with specific projects; contribute to the timely completion of specific programs and projects; possess the ability to work on complex assignments with some guidance and direction from the Engineering Manager. Develop embedded microcontroller systems to control discrete system functions. Develop heater control algorithms to drive high-reliability temperature control system. Develop EtherCat based communications system for distributed control. Develop embedded diagnostic system to collect and communicate system heath to host module controllers. Develop fail safe, cost effective designs for systems and lower level sub-assemblies used in semiconductor wafer processing equipment. Design, implement, and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems. Apply sound engineering principles, product specifications and research data to create designs for systems and products for the semiconductor industry maintaining code compliance and product design safety criteria. Direct and coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements. Create and release technical components specifications for devices that will be integrated into larger capital equipment. Provide project status information to the Project Manager as required; supervise and train project team members. Provide technical support for capital orders, expense projects, retrofits and development projects. Provide engineering cost estimates to marketing for nonstandard options, new system features and product enhancements, communicate with customers for design revisions and installation requirements as needed. Evaluate engineering change requests and implement changes as necessary following established procedures and schedules. Travel to customer sites to assist in installation of retrofits and resolving equipment related problems. Create product/system designs and associated documentation for the manufacturing and testing of products manufactured by ASM. Direct and/or participate in design reviews prior to releasing new designs to production. Coordinate with other departments for timely release of all designs. Support testing of hardware for cost reduction and product improvement projects to verify performance objectives. Design and build test equipment, support basic instrumentation with hardware, create test procedures, perform electro-mechanical tests as required and maintain reliability data and records of all evaluations performed. Provide Customer Service departments with engineering support in resolving field problems. ASM America, Inc, requires background checks and drug screening. Up to 25% travel to unanticipated locations throughout the U.S. and internationally.
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field of study or the foreign academic equivalent plus one (1) year experience in the design of AC/DC power distribution, logic circuits, equipment controls, sensors interface, motion control, pneumatics control, and systems integration.
ASM will accept a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field of study or the foreign academic equivalent plus three (3) years of experience in the design of AC/DC power distribution, logic circuits, equipment controls, sensors interface, motion control, pneumatics control, and systems integration in lieu of Master's degree and 1 year experience. All experience may be gained concurrently. ASM America, Inc, requires background checks and drug screening.
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or a comparable technical discipline. Masters of Business Administration completed or in process preferred.
A minimum of 8+ years of previous Marketing/Technical experience within the capital equipment industry. Prefer 10 years of experience in marketing management within the semiconductor equipment industry. An in-depth knowledge of key contact within major accounts of ASM’s target market(s).
Excellent managerial, interpersonal, and communication skills.
In-depth knowledge of the market for ASM’s or related products.
introduction, aggressive account penetration, appropriate pricing and discounting tactics, and all other appropriate measures necessary;
competition, pricing information and applications information;
of the Applications Laboratory workload to maximize the effectiveness of demos;
specific requests in a manner which will allow ASM to Capitalize on available opportunities;
synergistic account approach and optimization of all opportunities for account penetration;
services. In conjunction with other BU personnel, ensure the successful development of products which meet forecasted Customer needs and ASM’s product strategies/goals;
determine necessary actions to fulfill those needs, including modification of existing products, processes, etc., as needed. Where possible, enhance product life to optimize profit margins;
ASM departments as required;
Perform installations, preventative maintenance and remedial repair maintenance on complex electronic and electro-mechanical semiconductor capital equipment at ASM's global customer locations. Create and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction through advanced customer service skills, implementing fast quality responses to both internal and external customers while maintaining a safety first mentality. Develop action plans for problem resolution and present to internal and external customers. Develop improvements for processes, hardware and software for continuous improvement of ASM equipment and business operations. Up to 25-50% travel to unanticipated locations throughout the U.S. and internationally.
The ideal candidate will meet these education and work experience requirements:
MS or PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering required. Strong physics and engineering fundamentals, combined with a strong CAD, solid modeling capability, with “real world” hands-on experience with mechanical designs.
Trainer/Instructor requires in-depth knowledge/experience using best practices of internal or external business concepts to improve training products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Trainer/Instructor will act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
Be a system expert for support of field problems and travel to customer (domestic and international) sites up to 70% when problems can't be resolved by local field service with the ability to fix 80% of the issues. Be able to diagnose problems and recommend solutions through phone support to field service personnel and external customers. Provide value and team work on engineering core teams for the development of new product introductions. Support new product introductions into the field. Lead and manage the escalation process/team as the organizations factory escalation owner. Help in doing software and hardware configuration and quality assurance for all tools.
Bachelor's degree in a technical field: (i.e. engineering, chemistry, computer science) or equivalent technical training.
Associate's degree in technical field or equivalent technical training, and 5 years fab experience
7 years’ experience in the electronic or semiconductor industry; 2 years’ experience at ASM or directly related experience.
Ten years of experience in the engineering and design of complex mechanical systems including: motion controls, gas, pneumatics, water, and vacuum systems, handling systems, and product packaging.
Value Engineer responsible for qualification of alternate sourcing and CIP development for ASM Legacy equipment.
A Project manager to understand complex project objectives, generate project documentation, build stakeholder team(s) in loosely defined cross functional activities to produce cooperative and collaborative efforts to drive and close specific projects on time and budget. Cross functional team members include Safety, Quality, Engineering and Procurement.
Provide value, teamwork and specific data through ASM existing SOP’s to drive quality, and improve global performance while provide solutions and BKM’s.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering required.
5 years experience in a CIP / engineering environment in mechanical or semiconductor industry;
3 years experience in managing complex multi-functional projects
(This position will be based in Malta, NY)
As the technical representative of the engineering organization on projects and programs. the Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide technical solutions to other members of the technical staff on special projects and may function in a project leadership role. Must be a self-starter with ability to take on a wide range of moderately complex assignments with some general direction.