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Electrical Engineer
Location Fremont, CA
Job Category Engineering - Software, R&D, and Technology
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
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Mattson Technology designs, manufactures, markets and globally supports semiconductor wafer processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. We are looking for an outstanding Electrical Engineer who can work in a fast-paced environment performing multiple projects within the Customer Engineering Specials (CES) team of the Plasma Products Division. Work across multiple product lines and tool generations in both Plasma Etch and Photo Resist Removal with the ability to conceptualize, design, manage vendors, document, support manufacturing and customers with custom and CIP projects working closely with various internal departments to successfully deliver quality projects on-time and within budget. The following is the job description, additional information can be provided during the interview.

Job Description

Generate electrical design concepts and feasibility studies for making proposals for new CES/CIP/R&D project requests
Conduct and participate in formal/informal design reviews to contribute and generate discussion/alternate ideas on various aspects of the design
Design and develop system power distribution, voltage transformation/conversion, electrical protection and coordination, EMI and Harmonics management ,  Electrical Power calculations, electrical load flow analysis, power factor correction
Detailed electrical system design based on National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA79 and SEMI standards including electrical components selection, system layout and wiring
Design of motor drives and control circuits, sensors/actuators control interface, instrumentation and safety interlocks
Electrical design integration with communication systems and computer networking, developing Fieldbus IO distribution systems, PLC programming
Electrical design integration with mechanical, control and software engineering
Electrical Design Safety and risk assessment.
Manage communications and expectations  with internal and external customers  and vendors to ensure accomplishing project objectives .
Work intensely with SAP, AutoCAD, Sharepoint and other software applications to properly manage and document projects.
Can work hands-on when needed in the engineering lab and manufacturing to support the installation and test of CES/CIP designs that get delivered on customer systems.


Job  Specific Knowledge

Experience with High Voltage and Pulse Power systems, high voltage safety and designs
Knowledge of circuit design and simulation, circuit board layout and fabrication, and EMI/EMC compliance
Experience with SCR, IGBT and other power switching devices based converters/inverters and gate drive circuits
Magnetics Design and Closed Loop Control design experience is a plus
Strong knowledge and experience working with NEC, NFPA79 and other electrical standards
Ability to work simultaneously on variety of projects
Prior experience in semiconductor capital equipment and SEMI standards knowledge is a plus
Proficiency in Electrical Design CAD software
Proficiency in SAP




Requires strong skills in change management, problem solving, communication skills, customer orientation, product technology, global business perspective, personal effectiveness, project management, team skills and quality.
Requires knowledge of systems and software necessary to perform job function such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, AutoCad,  SAP .
Ability to work under pressure to design cost effective solutions with serviceability and manufacturability.
Requires ability to influence other people; ability to act as a mentor, lead and/or supervise projects
Any additional responsibilities assigned


Education / Experience

BS  in Electrical  Engineering and 5+ years directly related experience, or equivalent.

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:

Successful completion of required Safety training. Ensure equipment and machines are maintained in safe operating condition. Report to the Safety Officer any unsafe or unhealthy condition which cannot be corrected.   Follow all safety and health regulations and work practices, including personal protective equipment where applicable.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Mattson Technology Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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