Santa Clara, California

Key Responsibilities

Performs moderately complex SEM (scanning electron microscope) analysis and activities such as wafer cleaving for the structure of interest, sample sputter coating, top down and cross sectional SEM imaging etc.

Acquire EDS (energy dispersive X-ray spectrum) under instruction of engineers.

Maintain work request system, and communicate with requestors on the status and updates.

Perform routine system maintenance procedure, plasma clean etc., and work with vendor to keep the tool uptime.

Compiles logbooks and test procedures documentation utilizing good writing skills.  Assists in revising, developing and implementing procedures.

Functional Knowledge

Has developed proficiency in SEM fundamentals and operation

Business Expertise

Has a good understanding of how the team integrates with others to achieve objectives


May provide informal guidance and support to more junior team members

Problem Solving

Provides solutions to problems in situations that are atypical or infrequently occurring based on existing precedents or procedures


Impacts the quality of own work and its contribution to the team

Interpersonal Skills

Uses communication skills to regularly exchange information

Education: Associate's Degree

Experience: 4 - 7 Years




Associate's Degree




Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information



Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Santa Clara, California

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