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Volume 20, Issue 6 (October 21, 2013)

Carleton Alum Seeking Technical Interns for Summer 2014

October 7, 2013
By tfields
Job Title Software Engineer Summer Intern
Job Description

• Design/code/test new features for FSI’s ORION Single Wafer Surface Conditioning System
• Work with software team to coordinate development of new software features and resolve issues

Position Requirements:
• Third or fourth year student in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
• C#/.NET/Windows XP/Windows 7 software development experience preferred

Job Title Process Engineer Summer Intern
Job Description

-Assist process engineers to test and develop new processes, and improve current processes for semiconductors wafer cleaning
-Prepare wafers and run various process conditions as defined with a process engineer
-Analyze process results by film thickness measurements, surface analysis, and other techniques
-Document all processes and results in a laboratory notebook
-Draw conclusions and purpose additional experimental work
-Prepare and present a final project report

Qualifications - A qualified candidate must possess at least the following:

-Completed second year of studies towards a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science or related field
-Experience working safely in a laboratory environment with hazardous chemicals
-Some knowledge of the semiconductor industry
-Background in computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet analysis, data graphing)

Job Title Mechanical Engineer Summer Intern
Job Description

-3-6 month internship, working as a member of a small cross functional engineering teams (mechanical/electrical/software) working to develop new products, improve existing products, and customize products to meet customer demands
-Problem solving efforts and coordination of corrective actions within engineering
-Directing the work of CAD designers on assigned projects
-Managing design documentation release on assigned projects


-Minimum completion of 3rd year of a BS program in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. Will consider only very strong candidates from other engineering disciplines or with bachelor's degrees in non engineering fields..
-Demonstrated "hands on" mechanical and troubleshooting ability
-Ability to work occasionally in a Class I semiconductor clean room
-Ability to travel, including internationally

Job Title Electrical Engineer Intern
Job Description

• Design/Test power distribution and control systems for all TEL FSI product lines
• Work with Electrical Engineering team to resolve issues

Position Requirements:
• BSEE from an accredited university
• 3 to 5 years of experience in equipment design
• Experience with capital equipment design in the semiconductor industry preferred
• Experience with interface/control of motors, actuators, and sensors
• Knowledge of IEC 61131-3 PLC programming including structured text
• Strong analytical abilities, capable of understanding complex systems with multiple variables
• Knowledge of equipment safety standards including:
o European Machinery, Low Voltage, and EMC Directives

o NFPA 79

• Electrical Schematic drafting experience in Creo and/or AutoCAD
• Knowledge of communications protocols such as Ethernet TCP/IP, EtherCAT, DeviceNet, CanOpen
• Ability to travel to both domestic and international destinations
• Effective communication skills and ability to work well in a dynamic team environment
• C#/.NET/XP/Windows 7 software development experience a plus
• Automation/Robotics experience a plus

Job Title Quality Engineer Summer Intern
Job Description

Primary responsibilities include:

•Work with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. supplier, manufacturing, engineering, and field) on closed loop corrective actions (8D) to identify and address non-conformances
•Lead/support activities within the quality group for monitoring and implementing processes throughout TEL FSI’s supply chain (incoming, manufacturing, and shipping)
•Maintain system to monitor and improve supplier quality
•Participate in supporting our supplier selection process
•Participate in ECO and design review process as required
•Work with our quality inspector to evaluate and maintain tools and equipments within proper calibration
•Write and edit quality procedures and work instructions
•Participate in processes for audits and continuous improvement
•Performs other duties as assigned

Our qualified candidate must possess the following:

•Bachelor’s Degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical or manufacturing) or equivalent experience in related industry/studies
•Related work/school experience: 3-5 years towards achieving your BE
•Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings (geometric tolerancing)
•Knowledge of SAP is a plus
•Ability to travel to our supplier sites, if required
•Ability to work schedules to support a manufacturing environment

Special environmental demands for this position:

•Ability to work in a clean room environment
•Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance

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