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Technician - Fab Support

Boise, ID, US

Req Id: 257367 

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.


The Shift Equipment Technician is responsible for monitoring, sustaining, and improving the equipment in their assigned area, while working in partnership with Shift Ops team members, area equipment engineers and tool vendors. Shift Equipment Technicians monitor tool performance, schedule and perform preventative maintenance on assigned tool sets, and use mechanical, electronic and PC/software skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment issues. This position will have emphasis around the Automation Material Handling Systems as well as Pumps, Abatement and Chillers. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Safety & Quality: 

  • Completes all required safety training and conducts all work in accordance with safety policies and regulations
  • Follows-up on safety and quality related issues immediately and works towards resolution with stakeholders
  • Performs and facilitates audits and submits good catches on safety issues
  • Proactively reduces incidents of personal injuries, safety hazards or environmental releases
  • Operates and maintains tools according to documentation and guidelines to ensure safety and quality expectations are met 
  • Creates and modifies equipment procedures via approved TD change management methods


Communication & Collaboration:

  • Collaborates with supervisor and areas leaders to create personal performance and development goals
  • Partners with 1st Shift Engineers and Shift Engineers/Technicians to execute to daily priorities
  • Proactively communicates issues that could cause yield loss, excursions, defects, tool restrictions, or output loss
  • Ensures pass down is updated and accurately reflects the work performed and tool current statuses
  • Communicates current/upcoming tools issues and mitigation plans


Technical/Data Analysis:

  • Provides troubleshooting support for equipment-related problems and address root causes 
  • Provides effective and timely support to resolve equipment issues and is highly engaged in key problem resolution
  • Supports a culture of TPM including TPM metrics, WS health reports, CIP items, MTAGs, MOP documents and restoration guides
  • Escalates inventory issues to the 1st shift team including ATIR, dead inventory, kitting BOMs, spare, etc.
  • Assists with equipment installs and engineering tests
  • Drives to increase tool uptime through systematic problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Assists 1st shift engineering and shift teams with long-term down equipment
  • Identifies and reduces tool-generated defects to improve quality
  • Identifies and resolves chronic equipment alarm issues
  • Improves tool availability by finding solutions to ongoing problems
  • Owns shift equipment performance metrics
  • Creates reports summarizing equipment availability, variability, and cost reduction projects


Project Management/Planning:

  • Partners with equipment engineers and 1st shift owners to develop, prioritize, and manage projects
  • Manages projects to ensure deliverables are completed within the required scope, schedule and budget
  • Tracks actions and provides escalation path or resources to ensure actions will be completed on time
  • Supports department business processes for new tool installations, modifications and removals


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 with the ability to understand and troubleshoot mechanical systems
  • Vacuum system knowledge and the ability to troubleshoot may be required in some areas
  • Proven ability to use schematic diagrams to troubleshoot systems to components level
  • Intermediate PC skills including a familiarity with MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Ariba, ETO, SPACE, DataNav, and E3
  • Intermediate understanding of the process flow related to area equipment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to efficiently organize tasks
  • Strong partnering, negotiation and teamwork skills
  • Intermediate understanding of the Fab process areas including area processing equipment   
  • Basic knowledge of the main utility systems supplied by the Facilities group
  • Strong understanding of SPC principles
  • Basic data extraction, analysis, and reporting skills
  • Proven ability in multi-tasking complex projects and enjoy working in a fast pace environment
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot basic problems and address root causes
  • Basic understanding of physics, area chemistry, and algebraic concepts
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving skills
  • Proven time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot issues related to process flows
  • Proven ability to follow procedures and work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible with job responsibilities and shift assignments


Education & Experience

  • Required:  AAS in Electronics or equivalent experience.


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.


We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.
Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters.
To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).
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