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Global Foundries Maintenance Technician Intern, Associates Degree (Summer 2024) in Malta, New York

Job Description

About GlobalFoundries:

GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world’s most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. For more information, visit .

Summary of Role:

This role is intended for our Malta Fab 8 site, a 300mm leading edge semiconductor manufacturing facility. As a Maintenance Technician intern, you are responsible for monitoring, sustaining, and improving the equipment and/or processes in the assigned area, while working in partnership with production team members and area engineers. Maintenance Technicians monitor equipment performance, schedule, perform preventative and corrective maintenance on assigned tool sets, and use mechanical, electronic and PC/software skills to troubleshoot and resolve equipment related issues. Concise communication of updates on the status of equipment and area to the Lead Tech and/or Engineer is a vital part of the job.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform preventive maintenance activities on state-of-the-art 300mm semiconductor equipment by following detailed instructions and procedures

  • Work with various hand tools and various measurement devices

  • React to error messages of factory systems and/or equipment

  • Review Statistical Process Control charts for process quality and react to Out of Control conditions including defect troubleshooting

  • Perform visual inspections (quality check)

  • Recover from process and tool interruptions

  • Complete all required reporting and documentation

  • Understand and follow all health, safety, and environmental procedures and requirements

  • Actively participate in continuous improvement processes, learning , and skills development

  • Strong team member, able to work well with a global team

  • Perform measurements to characterize the chemical, physical , and biological properties of materials

  • Process wafers using defined procedures

  • Use standard software applications (MS Office) and specific programs ( Xsite , SiView , SPACE etc.) creating reports and documenting procedures

    Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs

    Required Qualifications :

  • Education/Experience - Enrolled in a 2 Year Associates Degree in Science, Math, Engineering, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Mechanical or Electrical Technology, Automotive, Industrial, HVAC, Advanced Manufacturing, Aviation, or a related discipline, as well as Business, Computer information systems, Computer Networking/cyber security, Liberal Arts, Health Studies/Health Technology, General Studies and more with the first year of the degree nearly completed ​

  • Strong academic standing

  • Able to sit or stand for an extended period of time

  • Individuals must be well versed in all Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint …)

  • Language Fluency:  English (Written & Verbal )

  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts

  • Able to work in cleanroom environment wearing required cleanroom clothing per semiconductor protocol/requirements

  • Able to lift equipment and tools when performing maintenance activities (any object greater than 50lbs require two-person lift)

  • Perform semi-skilled and unskilled labor duties related to maintenance and repair of semiconductor equipment using hand tools

    Alternating Week Shift Schedules:

  • Shift Week 1 Week 2

  • A (days) Week 1: Sunday to Wednesday  6:00 AM to 6:30PM, Week 2: Sunday to Tuesday 6:00AM to 6:30PM.

  • C (days) Week1: Thursday to Saturday 06:00AM to 06:30PM, Week 2: Wednesday to Saturday 06:00AM to 06:30PM


Expected Pay Range:

$16.00 - $18.00 per hour

Expected Salary Range

$0.00 - $0.00

The exact Salary will be determined based on qualifications, experience and location.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

An offer with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of pre-employment conditions, as applicable, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GlobalFoundries is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GlobalFoundries goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.

All policies and processes which pertain to employees including recruitment, selection, training, utilization, promotion, compensation, benefits, extracurricular programs, and termination are created and implemented without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic or category specified by local, state or federal law