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Process Engineer
Master's Level, Early in Career Opportunity
Posted on 1/15/2023
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Graduating with a Master's degreec in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Nanotechnologies or related field
  • Demonstrable breadth of expertise in semiconductor technologies
  • Able to solve complex problems and take a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Ability to exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
  • Communicates complex ideas, anticipates potential objections and persuades others to adopt a different point of view
  • Multi-disciplinary team collaboration
  • Flexible and adaptable mindset
  • Thrive in a results-driven culture
  • Has an appetite to grow a career in the semiconductor industry
  • Previous internship or related experience in field
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Thesis and relevant coursework
  • Patents and publications
  • Develop cutting-edge processes used to manufacture the most-advanced semiconductor chips, many of which are inside everyday electronic devices
  • Design both hypothesis experiments and design of experiments (DOE), analyze data with statistics and compile reports with high level conclusions on technically challenging process engineering experiments
  • Perform hardware characterization on a variety of advanced systems and provide guidance to design engineering authority, within safety guidelines
  • Troubleshoot a variety of complex problems, perform multiple root cause analysis and resolve a variety of difficult process engineering and customer product issues
  • Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations and technical reports
  • Interact with customers to resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues, up to including oral presentations to customers
  • Execute problem-solving learning cycle: define problem statement, devise experimental plan and select characterization techniques with which data will be collected, perform experiments, perform measurements, process and analyze data, draw conclusions based on data, execute if necessary a follow-up learning cycle based on conclusions
  • Measure film properties and interpret data to drive concise conclusions
  • Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers
  • Implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation
Applied Materials

10,001+ employees

Materials engineering & semiconductor manufacturer
Company Overview
Applied Materials mission is to be the leading supplier of semiconductor fabrication solutions worldwide-through innovation and enhancement of customer productivity with systems, process modules and service solutions. The company has expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality.
  • Health insurance
  • End year bonus
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • EAP
  • Development & training
  • Giving program
Company Core Values
  • Winning team
  • Responsibility and Integrity
  • Most valued partner
  • World class performance