About Applied

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions. Virtually every new chip produced and every advanced display in the world has been processed one of our solutions. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. To achieve this, we employ some of the best, brightest, and most talented people in the world who work together as part of a winning team. While virtually every nationality, culture, and background are currently represented within Applied Materials, we strive for a more robust Culture of Inclusion (COI) and diversity.

Our Team

You will be part of the Business Unit which is redefining the business model. Your day-to-day work will involve intense interactions with highly accomplished architects, engineers, and product specialists and who are passionate about path breaking architectures and creating new solutions to bring in greater ROI for our customers.

If you are the person who likes to experiment with unconventional ideas, define the solution using first principles and have a natural affinity towards creating technology products, then this will be the right opportunity for you.

Your Opportunity

You will have freedom to create new solutions by transforming your innovative ideas to products. You will be collaborating with the experts from diverse background which will expand your horizon and bring in growth in responsibility and career. You will be constantly pushing the limits of the technology and will be growing as an expert in a functional area.

Roles and Responsibility

We are recruiting for a highly motivated Mechanical Engineer for their design team.
  • Design of complex mechanical components and subassemblies
  • Independent and enthusiastic designer with original concepts
  • Able to perform a variety of tasks from CAD to detailing and documentation with minimal supervision
  • Hands on experience with building and putting together a prototype or a complex mechanical machine
  • Interaction with vendors to supply our specification and analyze the information provided by vendors
  • Ability to mentor and guide junior engineers and get them up to speed with the current project status
  • Prepare and present engineering solution to the management
  • Ability to discern and investigate different engineering options and analyze the best solution based on a variety of considerations

This role requires strong communication, in addition to being comfortable with working independently through ambiguities under minimal guidance and acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Masters or Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Mandatory: Chamber designs, Vacuum furnaces, mechatronics , motors
  • Minimum: 7 to 10 years overall/ 3- 5 years CGDS/Vacuum
  • At least 5 years of experience in design of components, semiconductor or machine tool industry, working with vacuum and clean room environments
  • Worked on new product development, involved in the product design life cycle from the concept and feasibility phase to prototype development to hand off to high volume manufacturing
  • Excellent communicator, can present his/her ideas clearly and can explain the approach to the solution of a technical problem succinctly
  • Fast learner, open to new ideas

Educational Qualifications

Masters (preferred) or Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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