FormFactor Product Development Engineering Internship in United States

Product Development Engineering Internship


Livermore, CA

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FormFactor, Inc.

Livermore, CA

FormFactor serves the top names in the semi-conductor industry. Our customers are producing cutting edge microchips to meet the demands of a fast-paced, mobile-driven world. These technology leaders need an expert to test their breakthrough technology, ensure it performs and get it to market fast. That's where FormFactor's revolutionary test equipment probe cards come in. These devices are created, designed and manufactured using complex, electrochemical processes in our growing factories in Livermore, San Jose, Carlsbad and Beaverton, OR.

FormFactor hosts an annual 12 week internship as part of our commitment to growing and developing the next generation of technical talent. Internships provide current students and recent graduates with the opportunity to work on novel projects alongside experts in the world of semi-conductors. If you are looking for a hands-on opportunity to be part of a growing, dynamic industry leader, we would love to speak with you!

Successful candidates must be available to start this program on Monday, May 21st or Monday June 18th and commit to all 12 weeks of the program.

Job Description:

In this position, the Intern will work with Formfactor’s Product Development team. This role will develop new processes and apply process improvements to the existing product portfolio. This project involves researching and developing new MEMS process techniques to reduce and eliminate defects and failures. The candidate will conduct perform design of experiments, conduct experiments, collect data and analyze data. This role will involve in hands-on process improvement and cycle-time reduction projects.

This is an exciting opportunity for hands-on work experience with state of the art wafer sort equipment.

Projects will include:

  • Conduct experiments and collect data

  • Design of Experiments (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Process capability (CpK)

  • Analyze, publish and correlate data with baseline performance

  • Failure Analysis and Root Cause Analysis

  • Process improvements for pick and place machine, metrology tools and inspection units

  • Write technical reports and training documentation

  • Provide recommendations based on results for future work

Candidates with the following education experience are encouraged to apply:

  • Minimum of 3 years as an undergraduate (B.S) or currently pursuing M.S/Ph.D. in Materials engineering field

  • Organizational skills and work with close attention to detail.

  • Candidate will work in office, lab and machine shop environments.

  • SPC and data analysis skills will be a plus.

  • Hands on lab experience preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Formfactor, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.