IMT is located in Santa Barbara, California.  It is one of the most beautiful places in the world, nestled between miles of beaches and mountains that motivates you to enjoy an active lifestyle in the beautiful natural environment.

Working for IMT will be exhilarating as you will be interacting with the top professionals in the MEMS industry — providing a fast, aggressive, results-oriented work environment that allows employees to flourish. 

Be one of the team members, and contribute to manufacturing the most complex MEMS devices in the world.  We make MEMS work.

Please click on the appropriate links below to apply — include a cover letter and attach your current resume (text or Microsoft® Word) with the completed employment application form (also available in Adobe Acrobat version) to the human resources department.

IMT is an equal opportunity employer.


Process Engineer

  • General Description
    • Optimize and develop MEMS fabrication processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met, while maintaining the flow of production material in the Fab. Troubleshoot problems with the fabrication process and implement corrective actions. Work closely with management, supervisors, and technicians on technical issues and problem resolution. Compile and present data to management during product development and production.
  • Detailed Job Duties
    • Ensure flow of production material in the Fab is moving according to schedule, with proper quality control
    • Evaluate, develop, implement and monitor processes and operating systems for the development of MEMS devices
    • Create/edit/maintain necessary documentation and data (Eyelit travelers, EOIs, QAIs, MPIs, etc)
    • Work with program manager and manufacturing engineering team to solve problems and resolve technical issues regarding MEMS fabrication
    • Present data to management
    • Assess the availability of raw materials and their safety and environmental impact of the facility
    • Monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements of data
    • Work closely with other Engineers and Technicians for quality control
    • Assume responsibility for safety/environmental issues and ongoing performance of processes
    • Proactively lead dispositions on DR’d lots
    • Perform failure analysis
    • Train engineers and technicians on fabrication processes and procedures
    • Writes ECOs and implements changes to processes using ECOs
    • All other duties, as assigned
  • Work Experience, Education, and Physical Requirements
    • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in silicon and glass wafer processing
    • Experience with stepper-based photolithography, vacuum and wet processing, wafer to wafer bonding, microstructure electroplating
    • MEMS Testing methods, FIB/SEM
    • BS in a scientific discipline required
  • Job Code: 2014-PE-16-01 [ Click to apply to this position ]

Production Technician

  • General Description
    • Gains specialized knowledge of all tools and processes in assigned bay(s)
    •  Ensures tools and lots in assigned bay(s) are not idle, and all lots in assigned bay(s) are moving efficiently
    • Monitors real time status of all equipment in assigned bay
    • Utilizes Eyelit and communicates with engineering and maintenance to ensure issues with lots, processes, and tools are being addressed in assigned bay(s)
    • Maintains 5S protocol for assigned bay(s)
  • Detailed Job Duties
    • Production tech has ownership of assigned bay(s)
    • Position requires specialized knowledge of tools and processes run in assigned bay(s)
      • Redlines all documentation (EOIs, Eyelit travelers, QAIs and MPIs) related to processes in assigned bay(s) to ensure compliance
        • Submits redlines to appropriate engineering personnel
      • Works with engineering to create new recipes for their bay(s), as required
      •  Responsible for completing training matrix requirements for all tools and approved processes run in assigned bay(s)
    • Run all start ups and quals for tools in assigned bay(s) per assigned schedule
    • Run all production lots and released development lots in assigned bay(s) according to Eyelit or paper traveler instructions
      • Checks tool status in Eyelit before operating any tool
      • Correctly tracks lots through Eyelit or paper travelers in real time
      • Processes materials according to engineering change order (ECO) instructions
      • Responsible for productivity in assigned aisle
      • Lots will be run first in, first out (FIFO) unless otherwise instructed by Eyelit priority
      • Communicate tool availability to engineers for engineering only processes
      • Perform inspections according to QAIs
        • QAI must be displayed on monitor during inspections
        • Fills out Discrepancy Report (DR) form when processes do not match QAI requirements and places lot on DR hold in Eyelit with appropriate comments
    • Ensures 5S cleanliness and organization of bay(s) at shift start and shift end
    • Flexibility between bays is required, depending on work load
    • Multitasking of various job responsibilities within assigned bay(s)
    • Uses vacuum wands where available
    • Administrative responsibilities
      • Works assigned schedule
      • All overtime must be approved in advance by the shift supervisor
      • Coordinates breaks and meals with shift supervisor and backup technician to ensure tools are monitored and aren’t left idle
      • Fills out Time Track daily
      • Answers the phone in assigned bay(s)
      • Arranges all PTO 1 week in advance with supervisor
  • Work Experience, Education, and Physical Requirements
    • AA degree or other technical degree is desired OR High School diploma plus two years of experience in MEMS fabrication
    • Background in semiconductor processing is preferred, including familiarity in photolithography, wet etching, thin film deposition, and dry etch technology
    • Must have excellent written, verbal communication and computer skills
    • Detail oriented and self motivated
    • Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time and carry up to 15 lbs
    • Work environment: Clean room and office environment
    • Computer literate: Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Job Code: 2014-PT-16-08 [ Click to apply to this position ]

Maintenance Technician

  • General Description
    • IMT is Seeking talented technician to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on wafer fab manufacturing equipment in a class 100 semiconductor production cleanroom in Santa Barbara CA
  • Detailed Job Duties
    • Work with Equipment Engineers to improve an increase equipment uptime
    • Work with vendors, field service and technical representatives
    • Order parts, attend shift passdown meetings, and communicate daily activities
    • Make database entries to document all work performed on equipment
    • This is a Non-exempt position working on a compressed work week shift. Ultimate work hours, after reaching a certain experience, are 4 pm to 3:30 am Monday thru Thursday. Regular overtime may be required
    • This is an in fab position and requires wearing cleanroom attire and working in a cleanroom environment
    • Standing for long periods and lifting 60+lbs is required
    • You may be required to wear PPE and be exposed to chemicals
    • Experience with advanced semiconductor equipment such as wafer Nikon stepper, Veeco PVD and STS PECVD, Tystar LPCVD, ICP etchers, SVG/TEL coater tracks, Suss wafer bonders, Plasmatherm RIE, and robotic wet benches is preferred
  • Work Experience, Education, and Physical Requirements
    • Minimum of H.S. diploma with 15 years experience OR A.A. degree in electronics or manufacturing technology or equivalent with 10 years experience
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in production semiconductor process equipment maintenance
    • Excellent analytical, verbal and communication skills required
    • Computer skills with both non-windows and windows operating systems preferred
    • Flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing priorities and responsibilities
    • Hands-on participation and strong sense of ownership
    • Ability to work in fast paced, high volume production environment
    • Ability to work on all IMT shifts
  • Job Code: 2014-MT-04-01 [ Click to apply to this position ]

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