Process Engineering R&D Technician

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200139698
Apple is looking for an extraordinary Process Engineering R&D Technician to join the PPO Engineering team. In this role you will work with multi-functional teams responsible for processing new devices. You will need to successfully collaborate closely with highly talented engineers and technicians.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience with semiconductor processing in a clean room environment (7+ years)
  • Manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable learning how to operate new equipment and use new metrology techniques
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, multi-functional environment
  • Highly organized, self-starter, strong teammate
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet and presentation software, data analysis experience a plus
  • Preferable:
  • Familiarity with optics, light, and color science a plus


• Design and execute experiments, collecting and organizing data • Develop processes that can be scaled to initial pilot line • Support wet processing coating techniques, including spin-coating, slot die coating and other large format coating techniques • Support thin film patterning: lithography, etch, wet processing • Characterize samples using metrology tools related to thin film characterization, as well as optical and electrical measurements • Perform defect inspections, identify root cause and develop process improvement techniques to improve yield

Education & Experience

BS in mechanical, material science, electronics, or engineering. AS in engineering considered with relevant certifications/industrial experiences.

Additional Requirements