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Intel Module Repair Development Engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0229599 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

The Development Engineer for Intel Module Repair is located at Intel's Gordon Moore Park at Ronler Acres in Hillsboro, OR.  This role is responsible for developing internal repairs and refurbishments for mechanical and electromechanical spare parts used in Intel's factories to deliver a significant cost savings.

The Development Engineer will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Establishing a collaborative partnership between IMR and Logic Technology Development (LTD) to identify, develop, and implement new internal repair capabilities.
  • Will work alongside LTD manufacturing group Dry Etch and/or Thin Films Metals module teams to identify opportunities to repair, refurbish, and optimize/customize spare parts for cost savings.
  • Divides time between D1X factories, research and analysis, hands-on work within IMR repair labs, and documentation.
  • Owns repair development project life cycle through implementation, including physical module teardowns and rebuilds (including items such as valves, vacuum systems, RF systems, electro-mechanical devices), determination of failure modes and fab requirements, reverse engineering, development of post repair test validation, training of personnel, documentation, and continuous improvement to support internal repairs across the Intel Virtual Factory network.
  • Strong project management skills required to balance multiple projects simultaneously, executing to timely completion based on priority.
  • Develops strong partnerships with key LTD partners, provides excellent customer support and engages in continuous stakeholder management.
  • Always leads with safety first mindset.
  • Willingness to travel, as necessary, to facilitate the qualification and transfer of repairs across multiple IMR lab locations.

The candidate should also exhibit the following behavioral traits/skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with a high tolerance to changing situations.
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer orientation through teamwork and partnerships.
  • Motivated self-starter with the willingness to work independently to take initiative and maintain velocity towards committed goals in the presence of ambiguity.

Initial onboarding will likely include a 3-month training assignment at IMR's main module repair lab in Chandler, Arizona.

What we offer:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. 
  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. 
  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation). 
  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work! 


This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

For information on Intel’s immigration sponsorship guidelines, please see Intel U.S. Immigration Sponsorship Information.

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. degree in one of the following: Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related science or engineering field.
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience in an Engineering role with direct responsibilities involving equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Process and/or Equipment Engineer supporting semiconductor fabrication.
  • Experience with Dry Etch and/or Thin Films process operation and/or equipment, such as troubleshooting equipment including gas systems, power system and vacuum systems, and/or plasma generation and control.
  • Direct experience with electro-mechanical systems and components troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of principles of plasma processes, dry etch, thin film deposition, and basic RF and Microwave knowledge.
  • Technical expertise on plasma/surface interactions, deposition and etch chemistries and reactions, plasma-enhanced deposition and etching.
  • Experience with structured problem solving and project management.

Inside this Business Group
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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