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Semiconductor Equipment Engineer

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

OR - Hillsboro, US

Requisition ID:  6681

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.



Equipment Engineers are integral members of our Wafer Fab operation in Wet Chemistries Semiconductor Equipment that deliver high quality, efficient manufacturing and advanced technologies that produce innovative RF products and solutions to Qorvo’s industry-leading wireless device and network customers.  They are responsible for working with the process and sustaining group engineering teams to maintain, optimize, and refine hardware to support and improve existing processes and equipment. This is a challenging position that requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work well in a team environment.



Relying on your strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and process improvement skills, you will:

  • Serve as the equipment tool owner in Wet Chemistries Semiconductor Equipment, identify problems and provide solutions for equipment development and maturity on your assigned tools

  • Oversee the installation, modification, upgrade, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment

  • Establish programs and solutions for increasing uptime and for equipment problems that affect the manufacturing process

  • Interface with vendors and contractors for new tool installation, upgrades, and qualification

  • Maintain current records on equipment manufacturers’ technical notices, upgrades and safety issues

  • Define and write preventative maintenance schedules

  • Train and support Maintenance Technician




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • 3+ years technical experience working as an engineer

  • Knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing principles, practices, and techniques as they relate to equipment engineering and maintenance

  • Strong technical capability, including knowledge of pneumatics, motor control, robotics, electronics, and semiconductor processes

  • OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) level Hardware and Process troubleshooting skills are a necessity with strong emphasis on electro-mechanical.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

  • Experience with CAD software strongly preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively across functions

  • Strong time management skills to enable on-time task completion

  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Ability to work off-hours as needed







We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

Qorvo is an E-Verify Employer. For more information, please see the Right to Work and E-Verify Participation posters.

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