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Mechanical Engineer
Location 0601-Fremont, CA
Job Category Engineering - Software, R&D, and Technology
Employment Type Full time
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Job Description

 

About Mattson

Mattson Technology is a global company with nearly 30 years of experience delivering leading-edge technology and products in the Dry Strip, Plasma and Thermal markets to our customers. While we consider Silicon Valley our roots, we have evolved into a worldwide organization that includes manufacturing, research and development, customer support, finance and sales operations throughout Asia, Europe and North America.

Our success is a result, in large part to the highly qualified and dedicated employees at Mattson Technology. Our employees represent a diverse group of individuals, committed to working as a team to deliver on our commitments. We value the ingenuity, flexibility, passion, knowledge and “can do” attitude that our employees exemplify daily.

We encourage you to consider a career at Mattson Technology. Mattson Technology recognizes that to recruit and retain a team of highly qualified employees, we must invest in our employees and therefore, we offer a comprehensive employee benefits package.

About the Role

This opening is for a Mechanical Engineer position in the Plasma Products Group based in Fremont, California. This role will be part of the Plasma Products Group responsible for working across multiple product lines and tool generations including Plasma Etch, Photo Resist Removal, and platform engineering (robotics). This role will be responsible to work across the multiple product lines and tool generations to aid in conceptualize, design, manage vendors, document, support manufacturing and customers with new development and CIP projects working closely with various internal departments to successfully deliver quality projects on-time and within budget. Candidates performance will be subject to peer review.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate mechanical design concepts and feasibility studies for making proposals for CES/CIP/R&D project requests
  • Conduct and participate in formal/informal design reviews to contribute and generate discussion/alternate ideas on various aspects of the design
  • Specify, supervise, and perform engineering analysis of complex scope, in the following areas: Wafer transfer methods including robotics, friction, particle control, vacuum and end effectors, Mechanism design in assemblies such as slit valves, lift pins, indexers, Wafer temperature management (in both process and transfer environments) including cooling stations, pedestals, ESC
  • May be responsible for the design, development and implementation of custom mechanical tooling, fixturing, and associated processes to enable the handling, assembly and/or disassembly of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies throughout the product life cycle.
  • Responsible for design proposals, system design, solid models in 3D (parts and assemblies), 2D drawings, bills of material, submitting ECO’s, test specifications, test reports, functional specification and product specifications
  • Manage communications and expectations with internal and external customers and vendors to ensure accomplishing project objectives
  • Work intensely with SAP, Pro-E (Creo), Sharepoint and other software applications to properly manage and document projects
  • Work hands-on when needed in the engineering lab and manufacturing to support the installation and test of CES/CIP designs that get delivered on customer systems
  • Solve engineering problems using analytical techniques and engineering knowledge such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, measurement control, stress analysis, Finite Element Analysis, or system integration
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Mechanism design capability compatible with semiconductor equipment
  • Requires strong skills in change management, problem solving, communication skills, customer orientation, product technology, global business perspective, personal effectiveness, project management, team skills and quality
  • Requires knowledge of systems and software necessary to perform job function, including ProEngineer WildFire, SAP, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, AutoCad
  • Ability to work under pressure to design cost effective solutions with serviceability and manufacturability
  • Requires ability to influence other people; ability to act as a mentor, lead and/or supervise projects
  • Must be able to work in a theoretical domain or hands on practical situation
  • General knowledge of electrical and software engineering disciplines
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering and 4 or more years directly related experience, or equivalent
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent preferred

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Mattson Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Mattson Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.