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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


This position will be primarily responsible for performing preventive, corrective, and diagnostic maintenance on photolithography and packaging equipment in the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility. Primary equipment that fall under the responsibilities of this position are Suss ACS 200 Cluster Tool, Suss MA/BA-6 Mask/Bond Aligner, Suss MA-6 Mask Aligner, Suss MJB3 Mask Aligners, Suss MJB-45 Mask Aligner, Suss SB-6E Bonder, EVG 510 Bonder, EVG 520 Bonder, EVG 620 Bond Aligner, Finetech Flip Chip Bonder, CEE Photoresist Spinners & Developers, Suss CL200 Megasonic Cleaner, and CMP Strasbaugh 6EC.
This position will also require writing/ updating of detailed equipment documentation, equipment training of new users, monitor runs for verifying equipment performance, and process recipe editing and development. Participate in Emergency Response Team training sessions and responses. Assist with developing proper clean room safety protocols, standard practices, and discipline procedures. 

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in EE, ME, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. One to three years of experience as an equipment engineer or other applicable hands on experience. Typical knowledge base includes: ability to design and prodcue engineering drawings for fabrication of component parts, basic circuit design and ability to troubleshoot to the component level, ability to research a topic and apply that knowledge to improve processes on equipment, and quality control. Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills with the capacity to work and communicate effectively with a wide variety of constituents. Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment. Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment. Capability to routinely move sub-system components weighing up to 50lbs. The candidate is expected to complete and pass fit test and medical surveillance in order to participate in the Emergency Response Team.

Additional Information


The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) at the University of Michigan is a 24/7 shared user facility available to research groups from government, industry and universities, currently serving ~500 users working on a wide variety of applications in engineering, physical and life sciences.

The LNF currently consists of a 13,500 SF class 10/100/1000/ 10000 cleanroom with a wide array of the technologies needed for developing and fabricating electronic, optoelectronic, MEMS and other devices. The laboratory includes equipment for thin film deposition and growth, optical and e-beam lithography, wet and dry etching, nano-imprinting, electrochemical deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, wafer bonding, wafer dicing, wire bonding, metrology, and more.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.