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Equipment Engineer

Manassas, VA, US


Req. ID: 146196 


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.


This position will be at Micron’s Northern Virginia facility in Manassas, where Micron will invest $3 billion dollars to expand production.  As part of the expansion, Micron will establish a global research and development center in Manassas for memory and storage solutions primarily focused on the automotive, industrial and networking markets.


As an Equipment Engineer at Micron Technology in Manassas, VA (MTV), you will have ownership for 300mm equipment in a high-tech manufacturing line. Typical duties include utilizing available automation systems to achieve high volume manufacturing, supporting new tool installations, optimizing process and tool operating conditions, minimizing human and machine induced errors, implementing statistical process control systems, and innovating other engineering solutions to eliminate risk and maximize sensitivity of measurements.

You will work with other engineering areas to resolve various integration and defect related issues, lead actions outside areas of direct responsibility as required to resolve broader issues, lead interaction with vendor groups to drive support, improvement and demonstration activities, and develop process and procedural improvements, as well as provide detailed documentation and training to shift personnel as required. You will also identify opportunities for productivity enhancements and equipment optimization to improve product quality and reduce system cost of ownership. All work will be done in accordance with Micron’s core values.

The selected candidate:

  • Must be detail oriented and data driven in order to track equipment performance, develop pareto analysis of tool issues and lead vendor support through documented continuous improvement project (CIP) commitments.
  • You possess sound methodology for organizing work, setting priorities and building a work plan.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have strong collaboration skills to help inspire good teamwork among colleagues and vendor counterparts.
  • You have sound troubleshooting skills and fluency to work on equipment related issues.
  • You are safety conscious, conform to all Micron safety policies, and able to identify potential hazards prior to working on a piece of equipment.
  • You are willing to spend a significant amount of time in the fab in a cleanroom environment.
  • You are willing to take full ownership and responsibility of a workstation, and aim to be the global benchmark.
  • You have deep understanding of the facilities systems which support the tools, including hazardous production material (HPM), gas valve manifold boxes (VMBs), pumps and scrubbers, etc.
  • You will lead efforts to reduce costs in the area, and will need to demonstrate initiative, innovation and perseverance in setting up a cost reduction strategy through vendor or second-source CIP activities, redesigns, procedure modifications, etc.
  • Must meet engineer eligibility through relevant education and/or equivalent experience.

The preferred candidate will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of semiconductor equipment.
  • Understanding of semiconductor-specific safety procedures.
  • Hands-on experience with semiconductor toolsets.
  • Experience working in a cleanroom environment.


BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Material Science is preferred; however, other engineering or related disciplines or equivalent experience 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-leave and vacation time), Retirement Savings Plan, Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional Development Training, Workplace Wellness Program, Micron Health Clinic, Fitness Center membership/Activity Rooms, 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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