Microchip Technology Process Engineer in Lawrence, Massachusetts


Microsemi's (a Microchip Company) Discrete Products Group (DPG) offers one of the industry's most comprehensive power and RF/microwave discrete semiconductor product portfolios. The DPG encompasses two business units, the Power Discrete & Modules BU and the RF/Microwave Discretes BU. Markets the PDM & RF/MW Discretes BU's address include alternative energy, industrial, medical, defense, commercial aviation, communications, embedded systems, motor control, power solutions, sensors and security.

Job Description

We are looking for an assertive engineer who enjoys working within a team environment. In this role, you will support the wafer fab production and engineering development efforts. This is an opportunity for a new college grad engineer with a B.S. degree in chemical, electrical or related field to work alongside a team of senior process engineers. In this fast-paced environment, you will be exposed to many processes and products with the full support of a mentoring group of senior engineers.


  • The process engineer is responsible to develop, monitor, manufacture and test wafer fab semiconductor products.

  • Create and update documentation describing product manufacture or equipment operation.

  • Implement and monitor SPC to ensure process control.

  • Design run and document results of experiments under the direction of senior engineers. Experience with Design of Experiments is a plus.

  • Communicate and consult with team members and other staff, as necessary, to successfully complete tasks.

  • Must keep accurate records of all activities related to running process experiments or making process changes.

  • Other design, development, and support tasks as assigned.

Microsemi targets candidates who value teamwork, have effective interpersonal skills and respect technical leadership and structured processes to build world-class products.



  • B.S. in Chemical, Electrical or other related engineering discipline.

  • Experience working as an engineer in a fab environment; Microsemi experience a plus

  • Ability to think out-of-the-box and create unique solutions to problems.

  • Experience, coursework, or knowledge of best-practice engineering principles.

  • Familiarity with statistical methods such as Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control and Gage R&R.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with high proficiency in Excel.

  • Must be well organized with the ability to present information for suggested process improvements to the Wafer Fabrication engineering team.

  • Ability to multitask and work on a diverse set of problems simultaneously while being on a steep learning curve.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (English).


  • Coursework or internship experience with Semiconductor products.

  • Advanced degree (Master of Science).

U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Residency requirements as outlined below:

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency, or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear and to reach with hands and arms, as well as use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.