Facilities Engineer at FormFactor, Inc.

Posted in Engineering 10 days ago.

Location: Livermore, California

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Facilities Engineer


Livermore, CA

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FormFactor, Inc.

Livermore, CA

We live in a mobile driven world where technology is constantly improving. Semiconductor manufacturers need a partner as they pioneer and drive the most advanced integrated circuits (ICs) ever made. FormFactor is the world's leading supplier of semiconductor test and measurement products used to test the ICs that power the majority of smart phones and tablets on the planet, as well as electronic systems used in computing, consumer, automotive, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other applications. We are a big company with a small time feel. Working at FormFactor gives you the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, have a direct influence on next generation products hitting the market and drive the overall growth and development of the semiconductor industry.

We are a fast-paced, agile, growing company that values diversity of thought and constantly strives for a more diverse, inclusive environment. We are looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals who can thrive in a changing and challenging environment.


The successful Facilities Engineer candidate will use his/her experience to develop equipment installation requirements drawings and keep "as built" facility drawings up to date. Facilities engineers will support all equipment moves and installations with install drawings, work with trades to complete quotes for installation work, develop installation schedules and oversee all installation work. In this position, the candidate will be interacting with the engineering and manufacturing teams to update and run capacity models, analyze wafer process flows and identify opportunities for improvement of cycle time and efficiency in our Livermore MEMS fab.


Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Create equipment installation drawings

  • Update site "as built" drawings as needed

  • Work with outside trades to provide equipment installation cost quotes

  • Develop equipment installation schedules and oversee installation of all fab equipment

  • Support manufacturing capacity models with updates as needed

  • Utilize the computerized maintenance management system to track the progression of all Active Tool Projects, from initiation to completion.

  • Perform all projects to industry standards; complying with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations, chemical handling and following safe work habits

  • Must be able to follow and enforce Standard Operating Procedures, where applicable, and provide input, during departmental document review, for the continual improvement of departmental procedures

  • Perform work flow analysis and cycle time studies

  • Research state-of-the-art work flow design methods and tools

  • Identify opportunities to optimize batching, cycle time, and capacity


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering or related (M.S. Industrial Engineering preferred)

  • Minimum 5-8 years industry experience

  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills

  • Ability to adopt new processes & systems quickly

  • Strong AutoCAD experience

  • Excellent MS office skills including Visio and MS Project

  • Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing/SPC/Data analysis (Six Sigma certification preferred)

  • Proven Project Management experience required.

  • Prior experience working in a clean room environment required

  • Ability to work with hazardous materials and chemicals and follow safety procedures.

  • Technical Writing experience preferred.


  • Requires the ability to perform routine bending and lifting and pushing of 10 - 20 lbs,

  • Ability to work with hazardous materials and chemicals and follow safety procedures.

FormFactor is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other legally protected characteristic. These protections extend to all employment and management decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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