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Skyworks Sr. Equipment Engineer 2 in Woburn, Massachusetts

Sr. Equipment Engineer 2

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Date:Apr 24, 2024

Location: Woburn, MA, US

Company: Skyworks

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we areConnecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.

At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management, and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creative thinking. We value open communication, mutual trust, and respect. We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 71910


The candidate will have experience on various types of wet processing equipment such as Veeco/SSEC strip solvent tools, DISCO grind and dicing tools, and Takatori tape tools. The position requires all assigned equipment meets or exceeds manufacturers specs, create maintenance procedures and schedules, manage new tool installs and start ups, interface with Process Engineering and OEM vendors. Provide and assist with training the technician work force to perform all PM procedures on assigned tools and ensure that all safety specifications are adhered to.

Major Responsibilities / Activities

The Equipment Engineer is ultimately responsible for all availability metrics of assigned equipment set, such as Availability, MTBF/MTTR and equipment yield rates as well as any continuous improvement projects to gain better efficiency and yield.

Repair, maintenance, and sustaining of assigned equipment as required.

  • System upgrades and engineering hardware changes to improve proc and equip.

  • Set up and monitor appropriate diagnostic tools such as FDC or SPC to track equipment performance,

  • Managing and tracking spare parts and materials usage costs.

  • Specifying and updating PM procedures.

  • Tracking and improving system cycle time.

  • Tracking and improving system uptime.

  • Installation-deinstallation, layout, and decommission of process systems as needed.

  • Collaborate with process eng and production as necessary to sustain, improve, and resolve area issues.

  • Continually update education internally and externally as required.

  • May be asked to provide sustained support (weekends, nights etc) on tools that have been escalated to a high priority level.

Minimum Requirements

BS degree or equivalent years of experience is required.

Equivalent may consist of trade school experience, military background or OEM training on relevant equipment.

Also must have a background in semiconductor manufacturing and direct job experience in excess of 5 years.

Decision Making Responsibilities

-Must be able to make rational decisions with little or no supervision.

-Must demonstrate the ability to make practical and reasonable decisions when faced with this responsibility.

-Must be able to understand the organizations goals and constraints when making decisions.

  • Must be able to interpret data derived from process controls, experiments and testing when deciding on an action plan.

    Amount of time spent on manual or physical activity:50-75%

Area of Responsibility / Assigned Tool Set

  • VEECO/ SSEC strip tools (8)

  • SSEC 01

  • SSEC 02

  • SSEC 03

  • SSEC 04

  • SSEC 05

  • SSEC 06

  • ALO 02

  • ALO 03

  • MEI Automated wet benches (9)

  • MEI 01

  • MEI 02

  • MEI 03

  • MEI 04

  • MEI 05

  • MEI 06

  • MEI 07

  • MEI 08

  • JET 01

  • SEMITOOL (16)

  • SRDS (12)

  • SST02 (electronics upgraded by RENA)

  • SST03 (electronics upgraded by RENA)

  • ARD02 (Original SemiTool components)

  • ARD03 (Original SemiTool components)

  • AG ALLOY tools (3)

  • Hoods / Wet benches (solvent and Acid) (12)

    The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $87,600 - $167,900 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S.Benefits ( include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.

    Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

    Nearest Major Market:WoburnNearest Secondary Market:Boston Job Segment: Electronics Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Network, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineering, Technology

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