Applied Materials Process Engineer II - (E2) in Santa Clara, California

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs process development for ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) of thin films (oxides and metals).

  • Maintains ALD equipment in working condition by performing daily quals and preventative maintenance.

  • Assists in the fabrication of simple devices such as capacitors and ringFETs, including process steps such as lithography, etch, deposition (dielectrics and metals), anneals and wet cleans

  • Helps perform recipe development and physical film characterization using optical inspection, ellipsometry, top down and cross-sectional SEMs etc.

  • With the help of senior engineers, defines, maintains and improves process flow runsheets.

  • Maintains logs and tracking sheets with detailed processing information

  • Helps maintain lab equipment in working order



  • Requires Bachelor’s degree, Majors: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry

  • Requires user level experience in a fab of running lithography, etch, deposition, anneal, cleans and physical characterization

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.

  • Works independently with minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

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

Primary Location: California-CA,Santa Clara

Job Title: Process Engineer II - (E2)

Job: Engineering

Requisition ID: 1807638

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Posting Type: Internal / External

Relocation Package: No Relocation