II-VI Incorporated
  • Warren, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life Insurance

Unless prohibited by law, Company shall not Discriminate against any Worker based on race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, union membership, national origin, marital status, or gender identity in hiring and employment practices such as applications for employment, promotions, rewards, access to training, job assignments, wages, benefits, discipline, and termination.


Job Title:                Equipment Engineer Etch GaN

Location:                Warren, NJ




Monitors and improves semiconductor equipment performance in Etch for the GaN (Galium Nitride Line) Product Line.  Train technicians on assigned equipment.  Works with process engineering to improve process and tool performance.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Capable of demonstrating a working knowledge of problem solving, fault finding, and analysis using a range of standard practices and techniques.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of job specific technical theory and practices, basic knowledge of general theory and analysis techniques.
  • Reads and understands electronic, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and facilities schematics. Has the ability to repair electronic circuitry to the board level.
  • Understands and is technically capable using various types of commercial and vendor proprietary software in the process of repairing production equipment.
  • Writes equipment specifications and preventive maintenance tasks to optimize equipment performance and processes.
  • Write tool purchase specifications and source inspections when purchasing equipment.
  • Develops metrics to monitor equipment performance like MTBF, MTTR, Utilization, COO, ROI, SPC, etc...
  • Helps to train technicians on assigned equipment and processes.
  • Works with process engineering to improve process and tool performance.
  • Provide expert troubleshooting on assigned tools as needed before calling in vendor support.
  • Identify and suggest equipment upgrades and replacements with justification.
  • Knowledge of semiconductor equipment theory and processes.
  • Knowledge of SECS/GEM protocols, various operating systems, Microsoft Office suite, JMP, others
  • Responsible for setting up spare parts inventory and stocking levels.
  • Work with multiple cross functional teams.
  • Resolve issues via root cause analysis and develop plan to eliminate or minimize repeat issues.




BE and 4+ years of experience in equipment maintenance.

AE and 7 - 10 years of experience in equipment maintenance.

Equivalent Military experience will also be considered.

Prefer 2+ years working experience in the semi-conductor industry

Training in the handling of hazardous chemicals, gases, and materials




Ability to read, analyze technical procedures, documentation, instruction manuals, and or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, technical specifications, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from peers and management.




Ability to use basic and advanced mathematical formulas on collected data to determine trends, etc. Basic geometric mathematics and statistical skills.




Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


This job requires that an individual come into contact with raw materials, products, equipment/machines, software or technology controlled by the Export Administration Regulations or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. The job must be filled by a U.S. person, or a person for whom a valid export control license, or exception, has been obtained or is not required from the U.S. Government.

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