Maintenance Technician

MF Manufacturing San Jose, California





Maintenance Technician

San Jose, CA

Weekly Hours: 6PM – 6AM Fri – Sun & every other Thurs


Who We Are:

Companies developing automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination lighting applications need a partner who can collaborate with them to push the boundaries of light. With over 100 years of inventions and industry firsts, Lumileds is a global lighting solutions company that helps customers around the world deliver differentiated solutions to gain and maintain a competitive edge. As the inventor of Xenon technology, a pioneer in halogen lighting and the leader in high performance LEDs, Lumileds builds innovation, quality and reliability into its technology, products and every customer engagement. Together with its customers, Lumileds is making the world better, safer, more beautifulwith light.


Headquartered in the Netherlands, Lumileds has approximately 9,000 team members supporting operations worldwide. The Lumileds environment is fast-paced, cutting-edge, intelligent and fun! We are looking for exceptional talent to join our team! To learn more, visit


Who You Are:

The Line Maintenance Team is looking for a new member who can hit the ground running and immediately contribute.  You must be able to work in a high-pace environment where equipment uptime is critical.  Being able to diagnose and solve problems quickly is key to your success.  Making lasting repairs based on true root cause fixes enables Lumileds to deliver high quality lighting solutions to its customers.

Position Summary:

Your primary responsibility is to keep the Production equipment up and running.  Doing so involves the following key tasks: Communicating with Operators, Technicians, and Engineers to stay current on priorities as well as new developments Monitoring MES and walking the production floor to quickly respond to unscheduled downs as well as planning ahead for scheduled downs to limit the impact of PM’s on uptime Interpreting SPC charts, historical data, and other control charts in order to determine root cause Performing mechanical assembly, helium leak detection, and electrical troubleshooting on semiconductor equipment Documenting any and all work done for future reference and ISO compliance Contributing to the Continuous Improvement efforts of a company that believes in Lean Manufacturing 

What You Will Bring (REQUIRED Qualifications):

  • Experience with semiconductor equipment in a repair and maintenance capacity
  • Ability to perform regularly scheduled repeat PM’s in a physically demanding environment
  • Be self-directed to stay on top of unscheduled downs and respond to the needs of the Operations team
  • Knowledge and understanding of vacuum systems including the use of Helium Leak Detection as a diagnostic tool
  • Knowledge of control systems to be able to diagnose system problems
  • Ability to work with hazardous chemicals and gases including the ability to be ERT certified and become an active member of the team
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds regularly and work in a cleanroom environment for long time periods
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Education (Minimum Level)

  • N/A
  • College degree not required
  • Preference given to candidates with technical training and/or Associates Degree in a related field
  • 5+ years of on-the-job training and practical working experience may take the place of formal education
  • Ability to use computer logging systems (MES) and Microsoft Excel
  • Ideal candidate holds a 40-Hour Hazwopper training certificate (past or present)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MOCVD (e.g. Aixtron/Veeco Compound Semiconductor systems experience highly desirable)
  • Stepper (ASML/Canon experience in a maintenance role, ASML trained highly desirable)
  • Deposition and Etch systems (e.g. Novellus/LAM/CHA/etc.)
  • Track Tools (e.g. TEL/RiteTrack etc.)
  • Wet Benches
  • Furnaces
  • Lean Manufacturing practices including a working knowledge of 6S and elimination of waste


Lumileds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer




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