Engineering Technician

Bloomington, MN, USA Req #923
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
SkyWater is co-creating our employees’ careers the same way we co-create revolutionary computing technologies that enable developers to bring innovations to market. In our Minnesota headquarters and Florida location, employees work together to activate our vision to improve the world by revolutionizing technology realization.

Joining our US investor-owned team means contributing to commercialization of some of the most exciting technologies the world has ever seen including superconducting, 3D integrated circuits or computer chips, carbon nanotubes, photonic logic devices, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems and other emerging device topologies. We manufacture products for aerospace and defense, medical, automotive, consumer and industrial markets, to name a few. Our customers include emerging leaders who rely on our Trusted intellectual property security and quality manufacturing services.  

SkyWater’s Values of Integrity, Excellence, Collaboration, Empowerment and Growth Mindset guide us to cultivate a learning environment and invest in developing the knowledge of highly skilled, dedicated employees. We provide them with a dynamic workplace, open communication and an opportunity to grow within the company. If you’re searching for a company where you can be a part of the next level of technology and truly make a difference, consider joining SkyWater today!

SkyWater Technology is hiring an Engineering Technician. This Technician will have oversight of the pilot line that is used to launch new product or technology for the wafer production line. 


  • Collaborate with Engineering to develop and improve Standard Operating procedures for wafer manufacturing
  • Disposition Problem Lots per Engineering Standard Operating Procedures
  • Execute Preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Collaborate with Maintenance and Equipment Engineering to improve maintenance procedures
  • Address equipment aborts and malfunctions
  • When necessary, operate equipment to meet line speed requirements
  • Execute experiments per engineering guidelines to determine process improvements
  • Identify and work with other departments to implement improvements to the pilot line
  • Coordinate daily tasks and improvement activities with other departments

Required Qualifications:

  • Wafer fab experience or 4 year manufacturing experience or 2 yr technical degree w/ 2 yrs manufacturing or 4 year technical degree
  • Highly collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Driven to make improvements to your work environment
  • High degree of learning agility
  • Ability to work A Shift defined as Sunday through Tuesday in one week, and Sunday through Wednesday in the other week, from 6:00 am – 6:15 pm, 12.25 hours per day, with a 30-minute break in mid-shift.  

Technology/Equipment: Proficient with MS Office Applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience launching new products
  • High degree of mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with Six Sigma methodology and/or 5S
  • Experience with statistical process control

U.S. Citizen Required: This position will require the holding of or ability to obtain government security clearance which requires U.S Citizenship.

SkyWater has an exciting environment where the brightest semiconductor minds come together to achieve exceptional results. We offer competitive salary and financial benefits, such as, bonuses, life insurance, 401k match, and opportunities to buy SkyWater stock at a discounted rate. 
We provide benefits that promote a healthy life, such as, comprehensive benefits package including benefit eligibility day one, paid time off, paid holidays, an on-site fitness facility, an on-site, self-serve market and so much more! 

SkyWater is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical conditions, family care or medical leave status, military service or status as a Protected Veteran, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). SkyWater complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning EEO/AA employment. SkyWater complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources at 952-851-5200 or

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