Equipment Engineers

Equipment Engineers

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TSMC has partnered with Orion to hire Equipment Engineers for its planned $12 Billion facility in Phoenix, Arizona, with construction beginning in 2021.

As part of this hiring initiative, new hires will start work in Taiwan and will be transferred to the Phoenix plant once construction is complete.

The new facility in Phoenix will be located on more than 1,000 acres of land, enough space to accommodate up to 6 Fab facilities. The new facility will allow TSMC to better support its customers, attract talent from all over the world, and create thousands of jobs for the semiconductor industry.

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Job Description

Your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Handling Diffusion, Thin Film, Lithography or Etching equipment.
  • Applying your experience and systematic approach to solve critical equipment issues.
  • Improving tool uptime availability and utilization efficiency.
  • Identifying and pursuing potential opportunities for hardware capability enhancement.
  • Driving defect reduction.
  • Communicating with cross-function engineers or vendors.


  • A minimum of a Master's degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering and Automation Engineering related fields, or relevant military experience.
  • No prior experience required, though previous experience in equipment maintenance or improvement is a plus.
  • Basic mechanical-related knowledge and knowledge of semiconductor processes are a plus.
  • Good problem-solving and communication skills as well as a willingness to learn.
  • The ability to troubleshoot complex problems and own efforts to address and resolve root causes.
  • A team player who can multitask and thrive in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Apply for a career as an equipment engineer with TSMC

If you have questions about this opportunity, please call 800-795-8472

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