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Senior Process Engineer - Entry Level

Job Code:  2494
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry Level (0-1 yrs exp)
Education: Master's Degree 
Skills: Engineering -> Semiconductor Processing
Category: Engineering, Semiconductor
Position Summary:

Maxim is searching for a recent engineering graduate to support an area for process transfer and improvement in a high volume manufacturing Fab located in San Antonio, TX.  A qualified candidate will be self-motivated, have strong technical and analytical skills, and possess a practical, hands-on approach to engineering problems. 



  • Responsible for development and sustaining of semiconductor processes in a high volume manufacturing plant
  • Implement new semiconductor manufacturing processes using design of experiments (DOE)
  • Selection and qualification of semiconductor processing tools
  • Monitor Fab metrics with statistical process control (SPC)
  • Root cause investigation of discrepant material 
  • Generate, execute and implement yield and defect improvement projects 
  • Write operating specifications and provide technical training to wafer Fab personnel
  • Work with equipment engineering to improve up-time and tool utilization
  • Troubleshoot process and tool excursions
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and drive projects to reduce overall costs

  • Ph.D. or Master's degree in engineering or science, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, Materials Science, Physics, or Chemistry  
  • Demonstrated GPA greater than 3.5 is preferable.
  • Highly desirable coursework should include semiconductor processing technology, device physics, and statistics.  Consideration will be given to strong candidates with studies or knowledge in Plasma Physics, Vacuum Technology, Polymer Chemistry, or Optics.
  • Hands-on experience with semiconductor fabrication tools inside a clean room environment is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and able to communicate with audiences any any technical level
  • Must be dependable and should be highly motivated
  • Ability to work and communicate with equipment engineering to improve the area
  • This position requires and adaptable detail oriented practical thinker and problem solver who is a quick learner and who has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must have strong problem solving and data analysis skills for trouble shooting 
  • Strong computer skills
  • Sponsorship is not offered for this opportunity 

MAXIM offers excellent benefits including health/medical insurance coverage, 401K, stock purchase plan, stock benefits, and merit increases based on performance.

Maxim is an EEO/AA Employer

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