FormFactor Mechanical Engineering Product Development Internship in United States

Mechanical Engineering Product Development Internship


Livermore, CA

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FormFactor, Inc.

Livermore, CA

FormFactor serves the top names in the semi-conductor industry. Our customers are producing cutting edge microchips to meet the demands of a fast-paced, mobile-driven world. These technology leaders need an expert to test their breakthrough technology, ensure it performs and get it to market fast. That's where FormFactor's revolutionary test equipment probe cards come in. These devices are created, designed and manufactured using complex, electrochemical processes in our growing factories in Livermore, San Jose, Carlsbad and Beaverton, OR.

FormFactor hosts an annual 12 week internship as part of our commitment to growing and developing the next generation of technical talent. Internships provide current students and recent graduates with the opportunity to work on novel projects alongside experts in the world of semi-conductors. If you are looking for a hands-on opportunity to be part of a growing, dynamic industry leader, we would love to speak with you!

Successful candidates must be available to start this program on Monday, May 21st or Monday June 18th and commit to all 12 weeks of the program.

Job Description:

In this position, the Intern will work with Formfactor’s Product Development team. This role will design mechanical components to optimize the performance of probe cards. This project involves applying fundamental of mechanical design, running experiments, data collection, and failure analysis and writing a detailed technical report that can be used for both internal and external training purposes.

This is an exciting opportunity for hands-on work experience with state of the art wafer sort equipment.

Projects will include:

  • Perform mechanical design analysis

  • Create mechanical drawings

  • Conduct experiments and collect data

  • Analyze and Correlate data with design

  • Write technical reports and training documentation

  • Provide recommendations based on results for future work

Candidates with the following education experience are encouraged to apply:

  • Minimum of 3 years as an undergraduate (B.S) or currently pursuing M.S/Ph.D in Mechanical engineering field

  • Strong Mechanical design skills required and experience using Solidworks

  • FEA skills preferred

  • Prior drafting experience and knowledge of GD&T tolerance methods

  • Organizational skills and work with close attention to detail

  • Mechanical hands on lab experience preferred

  • Excellent communication skills

Formfactor, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.