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Applied Materials, Inc.

Mechanical Engineer IV - (E4)

Applied Materials, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA

Mechanical Engineer IV - (E4)


Santa Clara


Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead functional teams or projects.

Key Responsibilities

Design and implement custom mechanical tooling, fixtures, deposition and etch processing equipment, liquid and gas delivery systems.

Hands-on with all phases of design validation and troubleshooting.

Experienced in handling and processing of semiconductor process chemistries, including: acids/bases, organic solvents, deposition and etch process gases, organometallics.

Dispensing and measuring flow of process chemistries.

Heating and cooling of process chemistries.

Chemistry waste management, including vapor (fume), liquid, and solid abatement.

Experienced in materials used in wet chemistry systems.

Experienced in designing process chambers for wet and/or dry systems.

Working knowledge of CAD tools.

General Responsibilities

Problem identification and troubleshooting a wide range of complex mechanical problems with limited supervision

Technically lead and/or execute engineering projects, including development of key suppliers

Specify the development of, design, or modify engineering layouts/schematics and/or detailed drawings/specifications of complex scope

Interface with internal and external customers regarding wide range of complex mechanical issues for specific project

Implements concepts for range of complex product issues and solutions

May be 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. Establishes standards across all operational processes. Serves as technical expert on specialized projects or programs

Generate product specifications

Define, coordinate, perform, and generate engineering test reports. Specify and review engineering documentation. Specify or perform engineering analysis of complex scope with limited to no supervision

Functional Knowledge

Demonstrates depth and/or breadth of expertise in own specialized discipline or field

Business Expertise

Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services


May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity

Problem Solving

Leads others to solve complex problems; uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions


Impacts the achievement of customer, operational, project or service objectives; work is guided by functional policies

Interpersonal Skills

Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view



Bachelor's Degree or higher

7 - 10 Years of Experience

Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Primary Location:

California-CA,Santa Clara

Job Title:

Mechanical Engineer IV - (E4)



Requisition ID:



Day Job


Yes, 10 % of the Time

Posting Type:

Internal / External

Relocation Package:

Domestic Lump Sum

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Applied Materials, Inc.


Mechanical Engineer IV - (E4) Applied Materials, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA, United States


Location: Santa Clara, CA

Company Profile:
With more than 45 years of commitment to facilitating positive change through technological innovation, Applied has improved the way people live, work and play. Technology is at the heart and soul of our DNA. Using our guiding principles of energy efficiency, scale, design for the environment, and community involvement, we are creating change on a global scale, while creating breakthrough opportunities resulting in a brighter future