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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.

 
Positions


Photolithography Engineer

  • General Description
    • IMT is looking for a talented photolithography process engineer to sustain current production and lead the development of new processes
    • This includes ownership of advanced steppers, mask aligner and coater track equipment, photo process control, qualification operations, equipment performance, and reaction plans
    • Work will take place in IMT’s 150 mm production and development cleanroom in Santa Barbara, CA
    • No travel required
  • Detailed Job Duties
    • Process and sustaining engineering support for photolithography modules in Production and Development programs
    • Develop resist processes including creating recipes for coater track and stepper
    • Ownership of all photolithography SPC (control charts) and ppk performance improvement
    • Document procedures and train techs on stepper maintenance (after receiving OEM stepper training)
    • Match processes on multiple coaters and steppers
    • Create OCAPs, take lead on corrective actions/8D efforts
    • Implement cost reduction strategies and process improvements
    • Design, run, and report DOEs
    • Analyze statistical data with JMP
  • Work Experience, Education, and Physical Requirements
    • B.S. plus 5 years of industry experience or M.S. plus 2 years of industry experience or Ph.D. with/without industry experience
    • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering
    • Detailed knowledge and hands-on experience using resists, aligners and metrology equipment required
    • Experience with i-line Nikon Steppers, Suss contact aligners, and SVG and TEL coaters preferred
    • Very strong skills in SPC, 8D, FMEA, OCAPs and DOE
    • Strong documentation skills required
    • Demonstrated skills in problem solving
    • Self directed with experience leading projects
    • Excellent communications skills (oral and written)
    • Experience in photolithography metrology is a plus
  • Job Code: 2014-PE-06-01 [ Click to apply to this position ]


Dry Etch Process Engineer

  • General Description
    • IMT is looking for a talented vacuum process engineer to sustain current production and lead the development of new processes
    • This includes ownership of DRIE, AOE, RIE and ion mill equipment, control of the processes, running qualification wafers, monitoring equipment performance, and establishing reaction plans
    • Work will take place in IMT’s 150 mm class 100 production and development clean room in Santa Barbara, CA
    • No travel required
  • Detailed Job Duties
    • Daily process and sustaining engineering support for vacuum deposition and etch modules in Production and Development programs
    • Develop recipes for vacuum tools
    • Ownership of all vacuum equipment SPC (control charts) and on-demand review of chart alarms and corrective actions
    • Document and review operating and qualification procedures
    • Technician training
    • Match processes on multiple dry etch tools
    • Create OCAPs, take lead on corrective actions/8D efforts
    • Implement cost reduction strategies and process improvements
    • Design, run, and report DOEs
    • Analyze statistical data with JMP
  • Work Experience, Education, and Physical Requirements
    • B.S. plus 5 years of industry experience or M.S. plus 2 years of industry experience or Ph.D. with/without industry experience (emphasis in vacuum deposition/etch preferred)
    • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering
    • Detailed knowledge and hands-on experience using dry etch tools
    • Experience with SPTS DRIE/AOE, Veeco Ion mill, Plasmatherm and Endura platforms preferred
    • Very strong skills in SPC, 8D, FMEA, OCAPs and DOE
    • Strong documentation skills required
    • Demonstrated skills in problem solving
    • Self-directed with experience leading projects
    • Excellent communications skills (oral and written)
    • Experience in metrology is a plus
  • Job Code: 2014-DEPE-10-01 [ 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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