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Microchip Technology Technician III - Equipment in Tempe, Arizona


The entry level Technician is primarily responsible for maintaining CVD, Thin-film and Diffusion systems and related support systems at Microchip’s Tempe manufacturing facility. The technician is responsible for performing preventive maintenance procedures, troubleshooting/repairing unscheduled failures, completing engineering projects, accurately communicating all maintenance activities in EMS.


  • The ideal candidate will possess an ASEE degree and/or Military Equivalent

  • Understands and can troubleshoot electro-mechanical circuitry and related components

  • Demonstrates strong written/verbal communication skills

  • Possesses some knowledge of component operation (i.e. PLC, temperature/pressure/vacuum/flow controls and sensors, etc.)

  • Able to utilize various measurement tools (i.e. DVM, O-scope, Leak Detection systems, etc.)

  • Able to read and understand electrical/electronic circuitry/schematics.

  • Possess a strong mechanical aptitude

  • Experience with [toxic] gas safety procedures and protocols a plus.

Special Requirements:

  • Mandatory ERT physical including team participation as an active member of the Emergency Response Team.

  • This is a Safety Sensitive Position

  • No sponsorship available for this position

  • Hours/Shift: Compressed Work Week, Back-Nights, 12 Hour shifts, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and swing every other Saturday. Includes 15% shift differential.

Essential Physical Functions and working conditions - Must be able to:

  • Lift 75 lbs

  • Work in full PPE gown, gloves, face shield for long periods

  • Work on a 6 foot ladder

  • Bend, stretch and contort to repair items on the tool. Work bent over with head and arms below waist level

  • Work on knees or lay down to repair tool

  • Required to use a respirator

  • Use basic hand tools

  • Standing on hard surfaces for long periods on metal or concrete floors


Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.