Thursday, March 3, 2016

Mechanical Design Engineer ( Ultra-High Vacuum | SEM ) (#112735)

Position: Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA
Duration: Full time

Job Description:
Business Unit:
The EBeam division of KLA-Tencor designs and manufactures Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) equipment for ultra-high resolution defect review. Each product's life cycle is about 2 years from early development to release. The market for EBeam review is expected to have strong growth in the next few years, complementing and supplementing light optical wafer.
The candidate will join a world class team of engineers and scientists working on a leading edge scanning electron microscope tool for the semiconductor industry. We are looking for an individual who is hands on, highly motivated and a willing team player to work with the vacuum platform team developing next generation EBeam review platform. The candidate is expected to be well versed in ultra-high vacuum and high voltage design best practice and wafer transfer in vacuum for capital equipment (SEM tool).
The candidate responsibilities includes but not limited to the following areas:

1) Produce mechanical system/subsystem specifications in order to meet performance requirements.
2) Support engineering staff in next level specification and test planning
3) Design, modify parts or large scale assemblies using ProEngineer
4) Create detailed drawings using ProEngineer to be used for the manufacture of assemblies and components
5) Participate/lead design reviews, error budget development, risk assessment and mitigation, design and execution of experiments, validation processes, and execution.
6) Perform structural and thermal FEA using ProMechanica.
7) Work with consultant to analyze and optimize vacuum performance for achieve high throughput and low contamination
8) Evaluate vendor components, develop specifications, analyze/select materials and verify design accuracy
9) Define test plans, perform testing and write test reports
10) Document testing, manufacturing and assembly procedures
11) Work with outside vendors and consultants to develop, analyze and fabricate components and subassemblies
12) Provide effective presentation and written evaluations to communicate concepts, designs, test results, etc.
13) Assist in regulatory certification tests of components and tools

Preferred Qualifications:
5+ years of design experience in following areas is desirable: Design of semiconductor equipment or similar instruments, precision mechanisms, vacuum system, electron beam optic-mechanical design, vibration isolation, and electronic packaging and thermal management analysis and testing. Must be proficient in ProEngineer .Should have analytical skills to consider impact of designs at a system level, and communication skills to interact with other engineering groups.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Level Degree with at least 5 years of experience
Master's Level Degree with at least 4 years of experience
Doctorate (Academic) with at least 2 years of experience

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KLA-Tencor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.