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Title:  Engineering Technician 5

Requisition ID:  39262

Tempe, AZ, US

Job Function:  Engineering

Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time 

Travel Required:  0% 

Remote Work Available:  No 


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


Engineering Technician


The position is responsible for supporting daily semiconductor test operations using testers, probers and test equipment. The ideal candidate is someone with experience working with probers and testers with an ability to troubleshoot and solve issues that arise, as well as recommend areas of operational improvement.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Capable of utilizing wafer control map generation software.
  • Follow procedure for prober and handler setups.
  • Probecard and wafer inspection
  • Probecard receiving and inventory management
  • Support the setup and frequent docking/undocking ATE to prober/handler based on daily engineering/production activities.
  • Perform device level testing by hand using ATE and test equipment
  • Diagnose and trouble shoot handlers/test stations when problems arise, working with local Renesas engineers and vendors (if needed) to bring up equipment
  • Gather engineering data by using Oscilloscopes, network analyzers, multi-meters and basic semiconductor test equipment.
  • Maintenance support for handler and test equipment including periodic preventive maintenance and calibration activities
  • Generate and maintain equipment calibration and PM records for annual ISO-9001 audits.
  • Troubleshoot occasional test board performance issues and elevate to engineers for permanent fix
  • Support off shift, weekend and holiday activities as needed (10% of the time) 


Competency Requirements:

  • Familiar with wafer probers and have the ability to do wafer sort test setups.
  • Familiar with IC tester operator test program loading.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capable of working closely with application, product and test engineering teams.
  • Self-starter, completing tasks with minimal supervision
  • Willing to take on challenging technical activities and troubleshooting equipment
  • Ability to multi-task while paying careful attention to detail
  • Be able to communicate well with engineers and across functional support groups
  • Familiar with TEL probers a plus


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Technical Diploma
  • At least 3 years experience testing semiconductors on ATE setups.
  • Knowledgeable in basic semiconductor test processes
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft applications




Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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