Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Our Vision:

We are changing the industry that is changing the world

Our Mission:

At GlobalFoundries® Inc. (GF®), we innovate and partner with our customers to deliver process technology solutions for all humanity. We manufacture semiconductors around the globe.

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. GlobalFoundries is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit .

Summary of Role:

This role is intended for our Malta site Fab 8, a 300mm leading edge semiconductor manufacturing facility. As a Maintenance Technician Apprentice, 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, corrective maintenance on equipment as required per the operating procedures
  • Follow detailed instructions and procedures to complete tasks
  • Monitor, control, and test semiconductor equipment for manufacturing readiness
  • Recover equipment from process interruptions, complete event documentation and effectively communicate end of shift pass downs
  • Review Statistical Process Control charts for process quality and react to Out-of-Control conditions including defect troubleshooting
  • Develop, enhance operating procedures, support and engage in training activities
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects, learning and skills development
  • Work independently and collaboratively with teams in a fast-paced environment

Other Responsibilities:

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Degree (or equivalent)
  • Years of Experience: None required
  • Travel Requirements: Minimal travel
  • Language Fluency: English (Written & Verbal)
  • Basic computer skills including Excel and Outlook
  • Able to work in a cleanroom environment wearing required clean room clothing per semiconductor protocol/requirements
  • Able to work in a standing position for an extended period of time (during a 12-hour shift)
  • Able to lift equipment and tools when performing maintenance activities (above 50lbs requires a two-person lift)
  • Flexible and willing to work any shift (3-4 days alternating weeks during day or night shift)

We offer industry leading benefits including:

  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Multiple competitive options for medical, vision, and dental insurance plans
  • Company matched 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Career development programs offered through a network of accredited educational programs with tuition reimbursement included
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Quarterly performance bonus
  • Relocation assistance offered to eligible candidates

Alternating Week Shift Schedules:

  • Shift Week 1 Week 2
  • A (days) Week 1: Sunday to Wednesday 6:00AM to 6:30PM, Week 2: Sunday to Tuesday 6:00AM to 6:30PM
  • B (nights) Week 1: Sunday to Tuesday 06:00PM to 06:30AM Week, 2: Sunday to Tuesday + Saturday 6:00PM to 6:30AM
  • C (days) Week1: Thursday to Saturday 06:00AM to 06:30PM, Week 2: Wednesday to Saturday 06:00AM to 06:30PM
  • D (nights) Week 1: Wednesday to Saturday 06:00PM to 06:30AM, Week 2: Wednesday to Friday 06:00PM to 06:30AM
  • *Shift schedules are subject to change.

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 of employment with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, as applicable and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Effective January 4, 2022, GlobalFoundries will require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. GlobalFoundries will follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) definition of fully vaccinated and will require proof of vaccination. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, will have the opportunity to submit an accommodation request.

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

Salary Range
$38,000.00 - 54,000.00
per Year
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Malta, NY, US
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