Process Technician IV - Kalispell, MT

  • Applied Materials
  • Dec 27, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

General Profile: Expands skills in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process. Maintains appropriate licenses, training and/or certifications, as needed. Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within our area of expertise. Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods. Works with a moderate degree of supervision.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform setup of processing equipment. Work with process engineers to prepare lab tools for customer demonstrations.
  • Troubleshoot lab tool issues, including electrical and mechanical components.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on lab tools.
  • Operate laboratory process equipment and instrumentation.
  • Support development and Continuous Improvement Projects (CIP). Install hardware, ensure operational, make improvements, identify issues, etc.
  • Apply basic analytical skills, scientific methods, or operational processes to perform activities.
  • Use communication skills to exchange information.
  • Use Microsoft Excel to collect data. Use Microsoft Power Point to prepare reports.
  • Perform technical tests and experiments for engineering within R&D. Prepare records, charts, and graphs of results for presentation to engineering.
  • Provide technical assistance to process development and engineering personnel.
  • Responsible for multiple technology products
  • Order materials to support the lab as needed.
  • Follow proper procedures for handling chemistry, performing tool maintenance, and all other lab activities.
  • Tool experience on wet benches, electrochemical deposition, or related work on fab process equipment.


Functional Knowledge

  • Has developed analytical skills and application of scientific methods to perform a variety of activities


Business Expertise

  • Has good understanding of how the team integrates with others



  • Has no supervisory responsibilities


Problem Solving

  • Recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area without supervisory approval; evaluates and selects solutions from established operating procedures and/or scientific methods



  • Impacts the quality of own work


Interpersonal Skills

  • Uses communication skills to exchange of information


Education: Technical Diploma or equivalent experience


Experience: 5-7 Years


Shift: days









Technical Diploma








Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years


Work Experience:



Additional Information




Yes, 20% of the Time



Relocation Eligible:




Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.