FormFactor Probe Card Integration Engineer in San Jose, California

Probe Card Integration Engineer


San Jose, 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 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 Livermore fab.

This position is responsible for probe card manufacturing process development, documentation, transfer and training. The probe card engineer will provide product performance characterization support, alpha/Beta card shipment and installation support, probe card manufacturing and field issue support.


  • Responsible for probe card manufacturing process development, integration and transfer to production

  • Support product characterization, and verify products meet target specifications

  • Lead alpha and beta probe card assembly and test. Support probe card installation at customer sites when necessary.

  • Responsible for process documentation, work instruction and production training.

  • Support production or customer application on probe card related issues.

  • Take responsibility to recommend and execute on corrective actions.


  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or a related engineering field.

  • 4+ years of experience or equivalent

  • Experience with process development in semiconductor or MEMS R&D and manufacturing environments

  • Hands-on engineer. Good knowledge of GD&T. Experience in mechanical design a plus.

  • Strong problem solving and data analysis skills

  • Experience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD, JMP, MATLAB

  • Some travel is required for this position

  • Willingness to take responsibility and ownership to aggressively focus on problems either individually or part of a larger team

  • Ability to set corrective action direction and follow-thru on solutions.

  • Comfort working with a wide variety of different functions including R&D, Process Integration, and Operations to effectively accomplish tasks in a timely manner

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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 employ