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Technician 3, Equipment Maintenance

Manufacturing, Operations & Assembly
JR-0000049875 Requisition #


Western Digital                                                                


The next big thing in data is you!


As Technician 3, Equipment Maintenance you will be responsible for maintaining specific tools on a wafer manufacturing production line in a class 100 cleanroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to work with minimal supervision, take initiative and collaborate effectively; they will demonstrate a willingness to learn, flexibility, creative problem solving, exemplary communication skills and an ability to think on their feet. Candidates must be flexible to work a 12 hour AWS Shift and overtime, as required by the team.





  • Perform routine preventive maintenance per schedule and MMM (Manufacturing Maintenance Manual) procedures for assigned tool set.
  • Document routine preventive maintenance on PM checklists, record data if applicable and maintain completed checklist/history in tool logbook.
  • Troubleshoot and repair routine unscheduled failures to root cause and select correct down code when closing out call for Equipment Engineer to improve MTBF (Mean-Time Between Failure).
  • Document routine preventive maintenance and unscheduled failures on Resource Viewer and Forum Notes equipment manufacturing tracking system and database.
  • Provide inputs to Shift Manager, Lead and/or Equipment Engineer to improve PM cycle-time, tool availability, quality/workmanship, reduce wafer scrap and cost of ownership.
  • Provide Technical training and certification for maintenance personnel.
  • Support Tool Owner and Equipment Engineer to define and write preventive maintenance procedures.




  • Technical degree in Electronics, Military experience, or Semiconductor Industries experience.
  • Must have excellent mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Min 3 Years’ Experience in Vacuum, Photo, or Wet/Plating Technologies.
    Ability to read electrical schematic diagrams and assembly drawings.
  • Understanding of failure mechanisms, ability to isolate determine root cause and repair.
  • Proficient in MS Windows Software (Word/Excel/Power Point/Outlook) & Forum Notes
  • Effective team player with proven relationship building & communication skills, including cross-functionally with Maintenance, Manufacturing, Engineering, Peers, Management, Customers, and Suppliers.
  • Knowledge of control systems and/or PLC (Process Logic Control)
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Senior Level Equip Maintenance Tech



  • Deposition, Beam Etch & Ion Mill – Veeco IBE, DLC 350, Veeco RF350 & RF 240 Ion Mill, etc.
  • Wet – Plating (NiFe, MLO, Raider-MLO, Bake Oven, Asher-Etch, NMT & SRD systems, etc.), Resist Strip/Liftoff, Chemical Etch & CMP
  • Photo – ASML, Canon, Nikon, FEI, & KLA Tencor systems, etc.
  • Vacuum PVD – Balzers, Commonwealth, Comptech, CVC, ALD/HSALD, MeiVac, Unaxis, Veeco, and Anelva systems, etc.


The future. It’s on you. You & Western Digital.

We’ve been storing the world’s data for more than 50 years. Once, it was the most important thing we could do for data. Now we’re helping the world capture, preserve, access and transform data in a way only we can.

The most game-changing companies, consumers, professionals, and governments come to us for the technologies and solutions they need to capture, preserve, access, and transform their data.


But we can’t do it alone. Today’s exceptional data challenges require your exceptional skills. It’s You & Us. Together, we’re the next big thing in data.


Western Digital® data-centric solutions are found under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Western Digital is an equal opportunity employer.

Western Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Federal and state laws require employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you need any accommodation or assistance with our career site, please contact us at staffingsupport@wdc.com.

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