Mechanical Engineer

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POST DATE 10/12/2017
END DATE 4/4/2018

Tokyo Electron Fremont, CA

Fremont, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Driving success happens daily here. Tokyo Electron America, Inc. employees foster strong partnerships with TEL s US customer base. We market a wide range of semiconductor production equipment (SPE) products and provide outstanding service and support to U.S. semiconductor device manufacturers. TEL's world-renowned products and technologies support diverse customer needs for the manufacture of increasingly sophisticated semiconductors.


Responsible for innovative mechanical system design for our next generation equipment

sensors and process control instruments. Responsibilities include:

Conduct system architectural design.

Generate mechanical system/sub-system design specifications by analyzing performance requirement, critical customer needs, tolerances, error budget, cost and manufacturing process constraints.

Conduct opto-mechanical and precision mechanism design, from concept layout to detail


Conduct mechanical system analysis and design optimization by mathematical modeling,

structural and/or thermal FEA, and incorporate appropriate manufacturing

technologies into the design.

Equipment motion control system development. Generate motion control system spec and

define the qualifying test procedures.

Design experiments and conduct feasibility study for proof of concept.

Comply with the product life cycle (PLC) procedures

Create technical documents and execute the document control procedures (ECN, ECO).

Provide technical support for both manufacturing and customers.


Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering is required. MS/Ph.D. is preferred.

7+ years hands-on experience in mechanical design in semiconductor equipment

industry; Strong training and working experiences in the following areas:

o Creo Parametric for modeling and drawing

o Windchill for CAD data management

o Agile for document control

o Finite element analysis in structures, thermal and fluid flow

o Tolerance analysis

o State-of-the-art manufacturing technologies

o Motion control technologies

o Building test bench and prototype systems to valid design concept.

o 5+ years experience of opto-mechanical design of optical modules for sensors or

metrology equipment, preferred

o Knowledge about semiconductor manufacturing processes and optical metrology.

o Strong interpersonal skills

o Ability to quickly learn about new technologies and products

o Capable of leading R&D projects.

o Works effectively in a cross-functional team environment

o Strong verbal and written English communication skills.

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