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Shift Equipment Engineer

Boise, ID, US


Req. ID: 231821 

Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


As a Shift Equipment Engineer at Micron Technology in Boise, Idaho, you are responsible for supervising, sustaining, and improving the equipment and/or processes, while working in partnership with production team members and area engineers. In this position you will supervise tool performance, schedule and perform preventative maintenance on assigned tool sets, and use mechanical, electronic and PC/software skills to solve and repair equipment issues. They are also required to assist with equipment installs, engineering tests, build and modify equipment procedures, increase tool uptime through systematic problem solving and troubleshooting, quality workmanship, and thoroughly document all maintenance.

Safety & Quality:

Safety and quality are primary characteristics of the work being performed. This includes completing the required safety training and conducting all work in accordance with safety policies and laws.

A safe and high-quality demeanor means following up and looking out for related issues immediately and works towards resolution with partners. We all perform and facilitate audits and submits good catches on safety issues to proactively reduces incidents of personal injuries, safety hazards or environmental impact. We operate and maintains tools according to documentation and guidelines to ensure safety and quality expectations are met.

Communication & Collaboration:

In order to work efficiently at a world class level, we need to collaborate with all areas and work functions. This includes partnering with 1st Shift Engineers and Shift Engineers/Technicians to execute to daily activities and extraordinary activities that include issues that could cause yield loss, excursions, defects, tool restrictions, or output loss.

We collaborate with leaders on our improvement opportunities to construct personal performance and development goals. This benefits everyone by improving performance, output and job satisfaction.

Clear written communication is meaningful to ensures pass down communications are updated and accurately reflects the work performed and tool current statuses. This increases our work efficiency and quality tracking.

Technical/Data Analysis:

  • Provides troubleshooting support for sophisticated issues and addresses root causes
  • Provides effective and timely mentorship to resolve equipment issues and is highly engaged in key problem resolution
  • Supports TPM practices including TPM metrics, WS health reports, CIP items, MTAGs, MOP documents and restoration guides
  • Partners with teammates to develop hardware and software improvements
  • Identifies the golden tool and optimizes the rest of the fleet to match
  • Creates reports summarizing equipment availability, variability, and cost reduction projects

Project Management/Planning:

Improving what we do and how we work is part of everyday activities Micron! You are responsible for partnering with equipment owners to develop, prioritize, and run projects. Often will be leading projects to ensure objectives are completed within the required scope, schedule and budget. Tracking actions and providing solution paths or resources to ensure actions will be completed on time will be required to be successful at project management.

Successful Candidates must have the following Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AC/DC circuits, including fundamentals of electricity, and basic electronic components and circuits
  • Strong mechanical aptitude to enable understanding of mechanical systems
  • Vacuum system knowledge and critical thinking involving vacuum systems
  • Proven track record to use schematic diagrams to fix systems to components level
  • Intermediate PC skills including a familiarity with MS Office suite program and equipment management programs.
  • Knows the process flow related to area equipment. This includes knowing how the process recipes work and what the equipment is being expected to do during the recipe.
  • Intermediate understanding of the Fab process areas including area processing equipment
  • Basic knowledge of the main utility systems supplied by the Facilities group
  • Know SPC principles such as improving Cpk and reducing defectivity baselines and how the equipment affects SPC performance.
  • Understand how process control programs and manufacturing execution system interact.
  • Proven track record in multi-tasking complex projects and enjoy working in a fast pace environment
  • Consistent track record to tackle basic problems and address root causes
  • Knows the ideal gas law and how changes to pressure, temperature and amount of gas can affect a process. Knows what chemical reactions are and what reactions occur within the area process equipment. Can solve simple algebraic equations and two to three variable equations.
  • Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills
  • Confirmed time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Validated ability to follow procedures and work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible with job responsibilities and shift assignments
  • Knowledge in the field of big data analytics, preferably with experience querying databases
  • Experience with programing in one of the following: Matlab, Python, Java, excel DBA
  • Experience utilizes modeling software (AutoCad, SolidWorks, or other design/simulation software)

Education and Experience:

  • Required: MS or BS in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or equivalent semiconductor industry experience; however, other engineering or related disciplines may be considered


About Us


As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is transforming how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory. Our solutions are purpose built to leverage the value of data to unlock financial insights, accelerate scientific breakthroughs and enhance communication around the world.


Micron Benefits


Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic (Boise only), Fitness Center / Activity rooms (Boise only), Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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