Manufacturing Engineer
San Jose, CA 
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Job Description

About Veeco
You probably don't realize it, but what we do at Veeco touches the lives of every person, every day. It's a bold statement, but it's true. From the smartphones in our pockets that access the world's collective knowledge, to the cloud-based services where all that information lives, to high-speed wireless communication and computing power needed to drive artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, gaming and so much more, our technology is all around us.

We design, develop, manufacture, and service highly complex, cutting-edge machines used by our customers to create the essential devices that drive the digital age, connect the world, and improve the human experience. Along with the world's leading technology companies, many of which are household names, we help solve their most difficult material science challenges, enabling technologies for a more connected, sustainable, and convenient world.

We're looking for material difference-makers to join our growing team. Interested? Learn more at .


As one of the world's leading suppliers of low-cost, high-productivity capital manufacturing equipment, Veecobrings vital imaging and processing capabilities to the semiconductor market. Each product family has been tailored to meet specific applications or market requirements, while delivering the technical leadership and cost-effective system performance customers have come to expect from Veeco.

TheManufacturing Engineerwill provide technical expertise for production tools and new product introductions, both internally and at contract manufacturers, to ensure production schedules, quality standards, and cost targets are met. This is a 1st shift position.


  • Analyze and resolve technical and operational problems on the manufacturing floor.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, optical, and control-related issues.
  • Determine root cause and recommend preventive measures.
  • Provide written and verbal updates to manufacturing team.
  • Educate and train manufacturing team.
  • Review and evaluate production documentation for proper methods and process controls.
  • Suggest and implement changes in equipment, tooling, manufacturing environment, and facilities for increased operational efficiency.
  • Recommend and implement measures to improve product performance and quality.
  • Execute ECM's (Engineering Change Masters) accurately, timely, and cost effectively in SAP.
  • Review and respond to technical queries from world-class suppliers.
  • Perform disposition and rework notifications for NCM (Non-Conforming Material).
  • Help transition new products into production and process development.(NPI)


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Software, Systems, or Mechanical Engineering desired) with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience preferably in equipment/product manufacturing or equivalent;Must be comfortable working in a cleanroom environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with systems designs, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software/controls compatibility is preferred
  • Good understanding of system controls architecture is preferred
  • Semiconductor equipment, inspection, and clean room experience is highly desirable
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Practical mindset with strong ability to read and interpret highly technical documents (electrical/pneumatic schematics, mechanical/assembly drawings, bills of material, operating/maintenance manuals, and job safety instructions)
  • Solid modeling experience (SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD highly preferred)
  • Experience with SPC and process control methodologies
  • Experience with MRP tools required (SAP highly preferred)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral


The expected salary range for this position is $103,078.00- $130,565.15 + bonus + benefits. When determining your pay, we will consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors. If your salary requirements exceed the advertised range and you remain interested in career opportunities with Veeco, we encourage you to apply or email your resume to.

Veeco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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