Cleanroom Maintenance Technician

Posted 23 Aug 2019

Branchburg, New Jersey - United States

Req Id 196603


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

At EMD Performance Materials the Cleanroom Maintenance Technician will perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and process checks on Coaters, SEM’s. Steppers and other Lithography Equipment in a Cleanroom environment.  He/she will troubleshoot cleanroom equipment and be able to make the necessary repairs.  Using measuring instruments and diagnoses, the Technician will make repairs on Process equipment.  In addition, he/she will be responsible for changing and charging of chemicals and materials for the various coaters in the cleanroom. 


Responsibilities also include performing equipment set-up, operation, and in-process inspection in order to accomplish assigned task(s).  He/she will also work with OEM Vendors to provide inquiries and solutions to maintain the Up- time for the Process Equipment.


All work is done in accordance with safety and quality requirements. 


Physical Attributes:

  • Ability to work around chemicals and wear proper PPE


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or related discipline with 3+ years’ experience in cleanroom equipment repairs or Master’s degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or related discipline


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 5+ years’ experience in cleanroom equipment repairs.
  • Mechanically inclined, ability to use basic hand tools and meters and probes.
  • Effective English communication skills: written, verbal and comprehension
  • Ability to read and understand established work instructions, process guidelines, visual workmanship standards, schematics, ISO documentation and design details.
  • Basic Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and general computer skills required
  • Knowledge of SPC is desirable


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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