Fortrend Engineering Corporation

 

MECHANICAL PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER


Fortrend is seeking an experienced Mechanical Product Design Engineer to join our cross-functional team designing and developing Automation Equipment for the Semi-conductor including but not limited to Wafer and Mask/Reticle handling robots, shipping boxes, SMIF pod and FOUP openers, Mask/Reticle transfer systems, EFEMís and associated products. You will be an integral member of a collaborative team that defines and develops from concept through production working with a cross functional Product Development team and overseas partners. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong mechanical engineering technical background with proven experience in product development and manufacturing.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Candidate will be responsible for the following tasks, using a combination of internal contributors, outside suppliers, Product Design Engineers, and design teams.
- Play significant leading role in product development and mechanical architecture definition for next generation products
- Ensure product meets the Marketing feature requirements and Industrial Design goals
- Manage and coordinate your contributions to Product Design priorities, ensure schedules are met, and enable through collaboration the cross-functional teams
- Manage the development, specifications, design and manufacturing for mechanical systems, i.e. Mask shipping boxes, SMIF Pod openers, Scara Robots, Reticle sorters and EFEMís, Wafer Transfer systems, Clean Room Equipment.
- Ensure compliance through collaboration with Regulatory, SEMI, and Environmental mechanical specifications
- Prepare early design concepts and contribute to product architecture
- Research new materials, processes, and aggressive technologies to meet product goals
- Implement aggressive Industrial Design fit and finishes
- Ensure Tool architecture and final specification are to company standards

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
- BSME minimum and 5+ years relevant experience in product and mechanical design
- Experience in Semi-conductor Industry

- Experience in Design of equipment for use in ISO Class 1 clean rooms.
- Experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM), and Design for Assembly (DFA), statistical tolerance analysis techniques, functional dimensioning, and geometric tolerancing. 
- Excellent 3D CAD experience, i.e. Solidworks, Preferable 2013 version.
- Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to use statistical tools and techniques. 
- Working knowledge of general mechanical engineering analysis. 
- Flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment.
- Experience in low volume manufacturing with casting, plastics, sheet metal design, etc.
- Superior communication skills, strong use of internal communication tools, 
- Experience in managing outside resources including consultants, component suppliers, and high volume manufacturing partners.
- Experience working with overseas manufacturers.
- Experience in, Human Factors and Quality is a plus

- Experience in software programming and electrical design is a plus.

 

Employee Benefit Summary:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability and AD&D
  • 401K Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (Section 125 Plan)
  • Flexible Work Sharing Program
  • Paid Holidays/Paid Time Off

Application Contact

Fortrend provides a flexible and dynamic work environment for anyone interested in the growth and challenge of a career in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry. Fortrend also provides a comprehensive benefits package to all of employees.

To apply, please email us your resume at hr@fortrend.com , or fax us at 408-734-4299, attn: Human Resource. We welcome resumes for all positions whether currently listed or not. Fortrend Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Fortrend Corporation
3080 Oakmead Village Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Phone: (408) 734-9311
Fax: (408) 734-4299

 

 

Fortrend Engineering Corporation

Job Description for Field Service Engineer.

 

About Fortrend Engineering: Founded in 1979 as an engineering consulting company, Fortrend specialized in automation system design for the semiconductor industry. Since 1989 Fortrend has supplied automation equipment for semiconductor device manufacturers, photo mask suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMís) and provides SMIF up grades to existing open cassette FABS. Fortrend provides the essential automation connections between different equipment and the factory delivery system.

Major Job functions: In this role you will act as the service, installation engineer for all manufactured and installed Fortrend equipment. As a Field Service Engineer you will be responsible for installing systems at a customer location in a timely manner. As part of the field service engineers responsibilities at Fortrend your will aid in the assembly, testing and qualification of Fortrend products prior to shipping to the customer.

Any successful product installation requires certain amount of program management and prior program management experience is very valuable. This individual will be interfacing with the customers; therefore professionalism is an absolute must. Knowledge of electrical distribution systems, mechanical systems, various test and measurement equipments, clean room procedures and protocolís, pneumatic systems, electrical codes, electronic principals and theory is highly desired. A high level of customer service skill is required with a balance of business acumen. It is essential that the applicant be a self-starter and a team player.

Functional relationships:
Work with mechanical engineers, technicians, manufacturing, vendors, sales, marketing and other engineering personnel.


Education/Experience

Required Skills:

l   Minimum 3 years of experiences as a Field Service Engineer.

l   Understand pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems.

l   Interface directly with end user customers to provide technical presentations and consultation for the development of fully integrated systems.

l   Work with customers, field sales, technical support and corporate engineering to resolve escalated problems.

l   Manage small or custom installation projects

l   Train customers on basic operation of the Fortrend system

l   Perform other duties as assigned

l   Prepare detailed reports for management and design engineering regarding equipment/systems defects or design deficiencies affecting installation and operations/performance.

l   Work well in a team atmosphere with internal customers and peers.

l   Well developed communication skills with ability to explain and discuss difficult information and to gain cooperation.

l   Knowledge of field service and installation methods used within the semi-conductor industry.

l   Read and understand mechanical, electrical and pneumatic drawings.

l   Proficient in written and spoken English.

l   Familiarity with Microsoft O/, and MS/Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).

l   Available to travel up to 60%.

l   Available to travel overseas, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Europe, Israel and other locations.


Desirable Skills:

l   OrCad, Solidworks, AutoCAD.

l   Machine Shop Skills

l   Clean room Experience.

 

Education: Bachelor Degree from accredited university or college minimum, Mechanical engineering or equivalent.

Employee Benefit Summary:

Fortrend offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability and AD&D
  • 401K Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (Section 125 Plan)
  • Flexible Work Sharing Program
  • Paid Holidays/Paid Time Off

Application Contact

  • Fortrend provides a flexible and dynamic work environment for anyone interested in the growth and challenge of a career in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry. Fortrend also provides a comprehensive benefits package to all of employees.
  • To apply, please email us your resume at hr@fortrend.com , or fax us at 408-734-4299, attn: Human Resource. We welcome resumes for all positions whether currently listed or not. Fortrend Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Fortrend Corporation
    3080 Oakmead Village Drive
    Santa Clara, CA 95051
    Phone: (408) 734-9311
    Fax: (408) 734-4299