Senior MBE Equipment Engineer or Technician

Solar Junction   •  

Tempe, AZ

11 - 15 years

Posted 245 days ago

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Position Title: Senior MBE Equipment Engineer or Technician Location: Tempe, AZ

Position Description:

The primary responsibilities of this position include equipment maintenance and support of MBE e pitaxial material gr owth reactors , maximizing uptime of these critical equipment used in the production of adv anced semiconductor devices for s olar cells , photonics and other applications.

Responsibilities :

• Maximize uptime of the MBE reactor s via direct support, maintenance, continuous improvement, spares parts procurement , and supply chain development activities
• Play key role in planning and executing scheduled preventive m aintenance on MB E reactors and ancillary equipment and infrastructure . Work with other members of the maintenance team to carry out m aintenance on MBE reactors.
• Develop and implement methods to minimize downtime during MBE maintenance
• Work with epitaxy engineers, facility managers, original equipment suppliers, and outside resources to perform troubleshooting and repair of reactor malfunctions
• Procure and ensure adequate inventory of spare - parts , accessories and consumables for MBE reactor s and their ancillary equipment to minimize downtime and ensure the preventive maintenance can be carried out timely and safely.
• Contribute to the preparation, review , and release of documentations for the repair, and maintenance of MBE reactor s and associated f acility infrstructure
• Participate in activi ties of new capacity planning and deployment , continuous improvement in reactor hardware, reactor utilization, training, facilities
• Closely apply safety practices when handling chemicals and dealing with source ma terials and gases
• Communicate and work collaboratively within the epitaxy team and across the company
• Support of MOCVD equipment team as needed Requirements :
• Engineering or AS degree
• At least 10 years of hands - on experience with MBE equipment maintenance and repair
• Hands - on experience with VEECO GEN200 and GEN2000 MBE systems
• Experience working with hazardous gases and chemicals , including Arsine, Phosphine . SCBA certification highly desired
• Experience working in a a leading equipment engin e ering role in a high - volume epitaxy production environment
• Hands - on experience working in vacuum technology, including UHV, Cryo pumps, Dry pumps, Turbo Molecular pumps, diffusion pumps, pr essure measurement and control , helium le ak checking, and RGA
• Strong equipment troubleshooting and problem solving experience
• Experience in CAD design and modelling (such as with SolidWorks or AutoCAD ) highly preferred
• Proven track record of adherence to and enforcement of maintenance and safety procedures and protocols
• K nowledge able in safety and regulation, including OSHA regulations, Hazardous materials handling, transport, storage, Site policy adherence
• H ighly - motivated to learn and apply new concepts quickly and ask analytical questions
• Stro ng attention to detail and belief in continued improvement
• The ability to communicate well and frequently in a team environment
• The ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks at once
• Self - motivated and willing to work in small, dynamic environmen t
• Wi lling to travel occasionally between company ’s location s and location of its overseas partner