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Process Engineer, PVD

Applied Materials, Inc.
Santa Clara, CA
  • Expired: January 29, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

PVD Process Engineer working on optical products.

Key Responsibilities

Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on a variety of difficult process engineering experiments, within safety guidelines

Perform hardware characterization on a variety of difficult systems, within safety guidelines

Troubleshoot a variety of complex problems, perform Root Cause Analysis and resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues

Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations and technical reports

Interact with customers to resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues/problems with limited supervision

Measure film properties and interpret data

Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers with limited supervision

Implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation


Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

Business Expertise
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus


Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:
4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:

U.S. Salary Range:
$116,000.00 - $159,500.00

The salary offered to a selected candidate will be based on a number of factors including location and level and will vary depending on confirmed job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation such as participation in a bonus and a stock award program, as applicable.

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Applied Materials, Inc.


Santa Clara, CA



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