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Technician 5, Manufacturing Equipment Maint

Location: Fremont, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037937


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Candidate will be responsible for maintaining specific tools on a wafer manufacturing production line in a class 100 cleanroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to work with minimal supervision, take initiative and collaborate effectively; they will demonstrate a willingness to learn, flexibility, creative problem solving, exemplary communication skills and an ability to think on their feet. Candidates must be flexible to work a 12-hour Shift, compressed week, and overtime, as required by the team.




• Perform routine preventive maintenance for assigned tool set(s).

• Document routine preventive maintenance on PM checklists, record data if applicable and maintain completed checklist/history.

• Troubleshoot and repair routine unscheduled failures to root cause and select correct down code when closing out call for Equipment Engineer to improve MTBF (Mean-Time Between Failure).

• Document routine preventive maintenance and unscheduled failures.

• Provide inputs to Shift Manager, Lead and/or Equipment Engineer to improve PM cycle-time, tool availability, quality/workmanship, reduce wafer scrap and cost of ownership.

• Provide Technical training and certification for maintenance personnel.

• Support Equipment Engineer to define and write preventive maintenance procedures.




• Technical degree in Electronic, Electrical or Mechanical and 5 year’s work experience in a similar industry preferred.

• Experience on ASML and Nikon desired.




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