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Job ID: JR0122110
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Phoenix, AZ US
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Job Type: Intern

Packaging R&D Engineer Intern

Job Description

Microelectronic Packaging Research and Development (R&D) Engineers provide project management, package design/development and sustaining support for integrated circuit or semiconductor processes.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of a technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job.

Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assembly processes and/or equipment development, and applying novel concepts in machine design and media handling technology solutions for next-generation CPUs and devices.
  • You will also be helping develop innovative solutions to enable Intel's roadmap of future assembly packaging platform technologies. In this position, you will be developing processes to meet quality, reliability, cost, yield, productivity and manufacturability requirements.
  • Innovating, problem solving, developing, and continuously improving equipment and processes using experimental design and statistical methods.
  • Process and equipment specification development, applying principles for design of experiments and data analysis, and planning and documentation of improvements through the white paper process.
  • Developing solutions to problems utilizing formal education, statistical knowledge, and problem-solving tools.
  • Training production and process engineers for technology transfer to other factories worldwide for High Volume Manufacturing.
  • The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:
  • Proven technical leadership skills: leadership, strategic planning, coaching and development of a technical team.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead teams in a highly matrix environment managing budgets, resources and timelines, as well as proven stakeholder management.
  • Flexibility in changing priorities and responsibilities to support business needs. Tolerance for ambiguity in a fast paced, constantly changing product roadmap environment.

This is an entry level position and compensation will be given accordingly.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits/skills:

  • Influencing, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-initiated, Action-Oriented with the ability to work independently.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this intern position.

Knowledge and/or experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

  • Candidate must be pursuing a master's degree or PhD degree in Physics or Mechanical Engineering or Optical Engineering or related field, and have 3 months or more of the following work or educational experience:
  • Ability to understand fundamental physical processes, troubleshoot complex ultra-high precision equipment across a variety of disciplines including optical, laser, motion or electrical systems.
  • Understanding of statistical principles, process control (SPC) and Design of Experiments (DOE).
  • Ability to apply fundamental scientific and engineering principles to develop novel design solutions for high volume manufacturing processes.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....

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