Manufacturing Engineer - Summer Intern

Formfactor, Inc. Carlsbad , CA 92008

Posted 5 days ago

Manufacturing Engineer Summer Intern

FormFactor, Inc.

Carlsbad, CA

FormFactor serves the top names in the semiconductor industry. Our customers are producing cutting edge microchips to meet the demands of a fast-paced, mobile-driven world. These technology leaders need an expert to test their breakthrough technology, ensure it performs, and get it to market fast. That's where FormFactor's revolutionary test equipment probe cards come in. These devices are created, designed, and manufactured using complex, electrochemical processes in our growing factories in Livermore, CA; San Jose, CA; Carlsbad, CA; and Beaverton, OR.

FormFactor hosts an annual 12 week internship as part of our commitment to growing and developing the next generation of technical talent. Internships provide current students and recent graduates with the opportunity to work on novel projects alongside experts in the world of semi-conductors. If you are looking for a hands-on opportunity to be part of a growing, dynamic industry leader, we would love to speak with you!

Successful candidates must be available to start this program on Monday, May 20th or Monday June 17th and commit to all 12 weeks of the program.

Job Description:

In this position, the Intern will work with FormFactor's Carlsbad Manufacturing Engineering team to develop engineering design of experiments for the characterization of equipment and processes for the manufacture of FormFactor's probe card products. This involves the collection of experimental data, data analysis using statistical analysis tools, writing technical reports, software programming, and producing training documentation for internal use.

This is an exciting opportunity for hands-on work experience with state of the art industrial equipment.

Projects will include:

  • Learning the basic Vertical Probe Card process flow.

  • Create Work Instructions for Vertical Probe Card process steps by writing detailed procedures for technicians and taking pictures where necessary to visually portray the procedure.

  • Work with engineering staff to optimize automated component attach (SMT) and flying probe (FPT) equipment to improve efficiency and throughput.

  • Write software programs to automate and streamline connectivity between various SMT equipment types and the flying probe (FPT).

  • Work with CAD files, related to printed circuit board (PCB) design, and its interaction with SMT and FPT equipment.

  • Work with fab supervisors to train operators and technicians to run new equipment.

Required skills:

  • Candidates with the following education experience are encouraged to apply:

  • Minimum of 2 years as an undergraduate in Computer Science; Electrical or Computer Engineering; or related engineering field.

  • Current students in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering Bachelor's or Master's degree programs.

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with close attention to detail.

  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Exposure to Linux operating system and script writing in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

  • Ability to use Microsoft software such as Excel, Word, and Access.

  • Ability to work in a cleanroom and lab environment.

Formfactor, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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