Job Information

Applied Materials Process Engineer II - (E2) in Santa Clara, California

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Our innovations make possible the technology shaping the future. To achieve this, we employ some of the best, brightest, and most talented people in the world who work together as part of a winning team.

While virtually every nationality, culture, and background are currently represented within Applied Materials, we strive for a more robust Culture of Inclusion (COI) and diversity. Leveraging our COI vision helps drive innovation, build organizational capabilities, create equal opportunities for everyone, and achieve our companys Definition of Winning.

Key Responsibilities

Design, collect data, analyze and compile reports on moderately difficult process engineering experiments, within safety guidelines

Perform hardware characterization on moderately difficult systems, within safety guidelines

Troubleshoot moderately complex problems, perform Root Cause Analysis and resolve moderately difficult process engineering issues

Measure film properties, organize data/reports for review and interpret data

Generate internal documentation for products, presentations and technical reports

Interact with customers to resolve moderately difficult process engineering issues/problems under general supervision

Identify, select and work with vendors and suppliers under general supervision

Implement new technology, products and analytical instrumentation

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities

  • Background in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Business Expertise

  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work


  • No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members

Problem Solving

  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents


  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

2 - 4 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.