ON Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Technician - Etch in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

As an Equipment Maintenance Technician at ON Semiconductor, you will maintain, repair, and troubleshoot equipment in the Etch area. The equipment you support is critical for 24x7 manufacturing of Semiconductor wafers used in Automotive and Consumer applications throughout the world. In this team based environment, you will work closely with Process Engineers and Manufacturing to provide high quality products to our customers. This position will involve working in a cleanroom environment with 200mm Semiconductor manufacturing equipment, including coat/develop tracks, steppers, inspection microscopes, wafer handling robotics, and wafer metrology systems. The Equipment Maintenance Technician will work 12 hour shifts, 4 nights on and 4 nights off.

Performance Objectives:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide technical and hands-on service of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

  • Perform electrical, mechanical and software troubleshooting to determine problems in non-functioning equipment

  • Respond to equipment alarms, failure, and process measurement violations.

  • Perform preventive maintenance for Etch equipment

  • Document proper maintenance procedures.

  • Provide detailed pass downs to the team regarding daily issues and activities.

  • Establish and execute plans to improve quality of wafers processed through the area.

  • Identify opportunities to improve availability to manufacturing.

  • Commit to creating and maintaining a safe work environment.

Successes within the first six months:

  • Complete basic preventive maintenance and troubleshooting on all Photolithography equipment, with a mindset to continuously improve equipment availability.

  • Perform required preventive maintenance and repair procedures in an independent and efficient manner.

  • Demonstrate strong mechanical and electrical aptitude, and show initiative to support multiple tool platforms in the Etch area.

  • Pass all safety certifications required for the job.


  • 0-5 years of Etch Manufacturing experience.

  • Experience with the following toolset is a plus but not required: LAM 4420, 4520, 9600 & 9400 Etchers.

  • Ability to work with various hazardous gases and chemicals.,

  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl up to 1/3 of the time.

  • Ability to work in both an office and anti-static/clean room environment.

  • Minimum AAS in Electronics, Electro-Mechanical, Electrical Technology, or a Military. Electronic's degree.

Job: Technician

Title: Manufacturing Equipment Technician - Etch

Location: PA-Mountain Top

Requisition ID: 1801028

ON Semiconductor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected classes. ON is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of protect class status.