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Applied Materials Test Engineer in Gloucester, Massachusetts

As a Quality Engineer in the AMAT Implant Business Unit Organization you will work in an environment where you will be part of a team that develops and implements inspection and test processes used to evaluate components and assemblies manufactured by suppliers for use in our products. You will work with AMT design, quality and production personnel along with supplier personnel to ensure that these processes are robust and that these components / assemblies consistently meet specifications. You will be responsible for evaluating material that fails to meet performance requirements in our products and implementing improvements to the inspection / test process in order to avoid future non-conformances.

Key Responsibilities

Member of Implant BU Incoming Electrical Inspection/Test Team that inspects and tests products provided by VSE Supply Base.

Evaluates and modifies test procedures, equipment and software to comply with product design changes.

Enhances test protocol to prevent recurrence of manufacturing DMRs and field NCs.

Develops and applies quality standards in accordance with company and customer requirements.

Designs and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and/ or production equipment.

Develops methods and parameters, project methodology and/ or project proposals.

Develops and uses procedures. Prepares documentation for inspection/ testing procedures. Recommends corrective action for procedural, product, or process deficiencies.

Analyze operational data; Develop and implement recommendations. Participates in and may lead audits.

Evaluates work methods, procedures and policies. Tracks progress of qualification status, reviews reliability test results, determines disposition of non-compliant products, reviews and releases qualification packs

Utilizes drawings, specifications, industry standards, and sketches, adapting inspection measuring devices and procedures when necessary. Read and interpret technical drawings and specification requirements.

Reduces qualification cycle time and cost while still meeting quality performance requirements.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

  • Works independently, receives guidance in only moderately complex situations.

Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Has strong computer skills including programming experience with LabView or equivalent

  • Knowledge & experience in Semiconductor Industry a plus


  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information


  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

Key point- Test development & LabView Programming experience needed.



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information



Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.