Manufacturing Engineer II

Posted: 12/01/2021

Applied Materials, a leading manufacturer of equipment for the semiconductor industry, is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer II to join their team in beautiful northwest Montana. Visit our site to learn more about this role at one of Montana’s leading manufacturing companies. 

General Profile: Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Builds knowledge of the company, processes, and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

Competencies: Communication; Project Management; Problem Solving; Product Knowledge;  Manufacturing Line Design; Manufacturing Issues Resolution; Floor Support; Early Product Development Engagement; Design for Excellence; Controlled Build; Computer Aided Design (CAD); Change Control; Build & Test Documentation; Manufacturing Methods; Influencing

Key Responsibilities

  1. Develops, implements, and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies.
  2. Interfaces with other engineering functions to coordinate the release of product improvements and/or new products.  Launches, releases, approves, and implements or issues engineering change requests as required to support design engineering and Operations with new and existing products.
  3. Estimates manufacturing costs, determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements.  Uses DFx principles to reduce manufacturing and/or product costs and improve delivered product quality.
  4. Develops and uses test procedures, including assisting with the definition of test specifications.  May work with test engineering on the design and development of test fixtures.  May assist in the coordination of test fixture sourcing activities.
  5. Gathers operational and test data and evaluates results; may takes corrective/continuous improvement actions.
  6. Evaluates work methods, procedures, and policies, updating and developing processes and practices where required.
  7. Determines root cause and corrective action analysis for issues that arise during assembly and/or test of systems; provides failure analysis report as required.
  8. Performs Process Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis when working with New Product Development.
Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities
Business Expertise
  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work
  • No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members
Problem Solving
  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents 
  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies
Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: 2-4 Years

Additional Information

Relocation Eligible: Yes
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time    

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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