Applied Materials Field Support Assembly Technician IV in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Travels to customer sites to perform installations including complete build and start up of the tool. Works with riggers, field service and customer tool owner. Responsible for modular laydowns, enclosures, electrical, vacuum and housing connections. Requires complete knowledge of multiple products. Addresses any quality and/or configuration issues and report through QN process. May de install or move tools. May perform upgrades.
Performs a wide variety of non-routine and more complex electro-mechanical assembly operations, troubleshooting and repair. Adjusts, aligns and/or performs "go-no go" tests using test fixtures or non-diagnostic electronic testing devices. Identifies and corrects errors. Retests. Validates design, fabrication and set up of assemblies. May assist with NPI.
Applies advanced skills to wire, assemble, test, troubleshoot, and calibrate complex equipment and sub assemblies. Areas of expertise include electrical interconnect, mechanical, pneumatic, fluid flow, or vacuum technologies. Makes own set-ups, alignments and adjustments, maintaining tolerance according to instructions. Disassembles, modifies, reworks, refurbishes, reassembles and tests units as required. Follows work orders, schematics, wiring diagrams, engineering specifications, sketches, assembly shop and production operations sheets, parts and wire lists, written and/or verbal instructions to construct electro-mechanical, vacuum and/or pneumatic assemblies, subassemblies and components. Performs precision measurements and works with close tolerances.
Acts as a role model for safety and training. Maintains a secure, safe, clean and healthy work environment. Attends required health and safety training, and follows safety and security policies, procedures and practices. Promptly reports accidents, injuries, safety hazards, or emergencies to supervisor or Safety department. Follows operating instructions, uses protective equipment when required, and uses equipment and materials properly. Actively strives to prevent accidents and injuries.
Performs more complex final assembly installations at customer site requiring knowledge and expertise of more than one product or platform.
Additional duties of those classified as "Quality Lead" employees include: Serves as the focal point for quality processes within the department by providing support and training to electro-mechanical assemblers; provides technical assistance to other Assemblers.
Maintains cleanliness of work area and ensures proper handling of tools, equipment and stock to prevent loss or injury. Details finished work by removing fingerprints, etc. and then properly packages to prevent damage in transportation or storage.
Performs in-process quality audits and defines follow-up action. Demonstrates understanding of Applied Materials planning and delivery process. Works with area supervision in establishing continuous improvement activities within work area.
Assists area supervision in developing objective job performance standards. Duties for this and all Assembler levels are generically defined to describe job functions with similar skill levels. Area supervision has responsibility for defining and communicating those duties which apply to specific job functions within the classification.
- Has developed a specialized level of skill to perform assigned tasks
- Has a good understanding of how related teams coordinate their efforts and resources to achieve objectives
- Serves as team lead, may allocate work and provide subject matter guidance to more junior team members
- Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent
- Impacts the effectiveness of own team and closely related teams
- Exchanges ideas and information effectively; uses tact and diplomacy when dealing with others
High School Diploma/GED
Years of Experience:
4 - 7 Years
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