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Dry Etch Equipment Maintenance Technician

Company: Broadcom, Inc.
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: April 1, 2024

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Dry Etch Equipment Maintenance Technician

Job Description

As an Equipment Maintenance Technician with Broadcom's Wireless Semiconductor Division (WSD), you will help sustain and improve our wafer fab equipment in support of existing as well as new processes in our production facilities located along the Front Range in Northern Colorado. We are looking to hire highly talented and motivated technicians to maintain and improve our growing wafer fabrication equipment set.

This position comes with a broad and rewarding set of responsibilities. You will be supporting new and established equipment sets as well as new platforms. You will develop and apply extensive equipment knowledge, job skills and procedures to complete complex, specialized assignments & tasks in creative and effective ways. You will be part of our ongoing equipment improvement and optimization processes as part of the Equipment Team.

Specific Qualifications, Critical Skills, Objectives and Responsibilities:

  • Strong command of Equipment Technician fundamentals.
    • Demonstrated and comprehensive understanding of the general/technical aspects of wafer fab equipment maintenance.
    • Systematic methods demonstrated for new equipment acceptance, and start-up as well as optimization and upgrade work to improve performance on existing platforms.
    • Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing and equipment optimization.
    • Works on assignments that are complex in nature and require judgment, initiative, and technical/specialized knowledge to resolve problems and/or develop recommended solutions.
    • Work is completed with minimal supervision.
    • Effectively completes established procedures in a precise and efficient manner, with strict adherence to the documented process and procedure.
    • Demonstrated Analytical Skills/Problem Solving
      • Strong demonstrated troubleshooting skills.
      • Recognizes the importance of understanding of robust data driven solutions and key performance metrics utilizing the existing data modules (SPC, CMMS/workorder system, data mining skills)
      • Assist in determining & documenting methods and procedures for new platforms. Typically provides guidance/training to other less experienced technicians.
      • Strong Adaptability & Initiative
        • Take ownership and initiative to identify, define and address issues within the Dry Etch Equipment Maintenance team
        • Understand and positively affect overall availability, MTTR, and MTBF.
        • Strong willingness to learn new skills
        • Ensure that all of appropriate maintenance workorder entries are being made for daily maintenance activities and that the planned maintenance tasks are being completed on time.
        • Communication/Teamwork
          • Ability to work well with Equipment Engineering, Production, and Process Engineering to improve and stabilize new and existing platforms, line response, quality, yield, equipment reliability, productivity, cycle time, and cost reduction.
          • Demonstrated teamwork and strong partnership within Equipment Maintenance Team with superb cross functional teamwork.
          • Inclined to both mentor new technicians and openly learn from experienced colleagues.
          • Values other points of view including management, operations, engineering, planning, IT Systems and Clean Room Facilities teams.
          • Strong ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with others to deliver quality repairs on a daily basis.
          • Demonstrated Commitment, Values, and Flexibility
            • Strong work ethic
            • Able to contribute to cross functional organizational goals and objectives.
            • Flexibility with regards to work hours and critical coverage as needed.
              Skills and Qualifications:
              • Applicant must have an Associates of Science degree or higher in Electronics Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Science, Electro-mechanical Technology or equivalent. Appropriate classroom/training in one or more of the following areas: RF, Plasma chemistry, electronics, physics, mechanical engineering, mechanical actuation and control, machine control systems are desired for this position
              • Required 5 or more years of experience in the maintenance and repair of plasma/dry etch and dry strip wafer fabrication equipment
              • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical, mechanical, RF, Plasma, Microwave, hydraulic, vacuum technology and related principles
              • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
              • Proven ability to work in a dynamic environment and deliver consistent positive results
              • Authorization to work within the U.S.

                Additional Job Description:

                Compensation and Benefits

                The salary range for this position is $22.00 - $33.00 per hour.

                This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus in accordance with relevant plan documents.

                Broadcom offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package: Medical, dental and vision plans, 401(K) participation including company matching, Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), company paid holidays, paid sick leave and vacation time. The company follows all applicable laws for Paid Family Leave and other leaves of absence.

                Broadcom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with local law.

                If you are located outside USA, please be sure to fill out a home address as this will be used for future correspondence.

Keywords: Broadcom, Inc., Fort Collins , Dry Etch Equipment Maintenance Technician, Professions , Fort Collins, Colorado

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