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Mechanical Engineer I (PTI)

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Location: Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
Job ID: 44396
Date Posted: Dec 13, 2019
Segment: High-Tech
Business Unit: Hitachi High-Technologies
Company Name: Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): New Graduate
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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The Mechanical Engineer position is located in Hillsboro, OR and supports the business objectives of HTA’s Semiconductor Equipment Division. The position anticipates in the conceptualization, modeling, analysis, development, documentation, and test/validation of hardware associated with new semiconductor plasma etching and ashing tool. Work with potential suppliers to ensure parts can be manufactured in accordance with performance and cost objectives. The main objective is to designs, develops, and analyzes mechanical systems, equipment and packaging for etching system. Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs. Develop and execute test plans that generate characterization data sufficient to understand and validate the performance of the design. Develop and present reports/presentations of excellent quality that communicate design intent, analysis, and validation at design reviews.



• Ensure successful technical relationship with customers for all etch and ash development and support activities;
• Identify potential design improvement items through communication with customers, and provide proposals and blueprint designs;
• Work with software engineering members to decide on specifications for software requirement alignments, software quality control, and minor software changes;
• Generate internal and external documentation for products, presentations, and technical reports;
• Liaise with the service group to analyze equipment maintenance process and propose innovative improvement ideas;
• Monitor day-to-day relationships with customers for ongoing developments, and establish metrics to analyze and track performance;
• Build computer aided design system in PEC site to access the factory master design system through communication with design engineers; and
• Participate and support activities with customers for new designs and new products.
• Other duties as required



• B.S. or M.S. in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or material science or an equivalent combination of education and experience



• Should have a minimum of 2 years mechanical design experience

• Knowledge of semiconductor manufacture tool design a plus

• Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally approximately 5% of the time including assignments that require multiple weeks stay

• Must be willing to live abroad on international assignments that typically last three months’ time or less


Knowledge of design and development for mechanical system

Strong computer aided design skills including 2D and 3D cad system

Knowledge of plasma dry etching or semiconductor processing preferred

Responsible for the design, development and implementation of custom mechanical tooling, fixturing, and associated processes to enable the handling, assembly and/or disassembly of parts, components sub-assemblies and final assemblies throughout the product life cycle

Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience

Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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