Manufacturing Engineering Program

Launch your exciting career as a manufacturing engineer transforming new designs into marketable and manufacturable products for the semiconductor industry.

We offer the following full-time and rotational manufacturing engineer opportunities for new graduates at locations throughout the U.S.

New Product Manufacturing Engineering Program (Rotational) 

Details: New Product Manufacturing Engineers (NPMEs) play an essential role in Applied’s new product development and work closely with design engineering, product marketing, supply chain, manufacturing and customer support. This rotation program offers an exciting immersion into new product manufacturing at Applied Materials, where you will help transform new engineering designs into marketable and manufacturable products for the semiconductor industry. Through a balanced mix of classroom training and in-depth, hands-on exposure to our high-tech products by working alongside experienced technicians in our volume manufacturing factories, you will gain the knowledge and experience to become a key team member. You will have an opportunity to rotate among at least three teams during the program, after which you’ll be placed on an NPME team that is a great fit for you. 

Eligibility: New college/university graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in manufacturing, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or a related field.

Location: Austin, TX and Santa Clara / Sunnyvale, CA

What You’ll Learn: During the program, you will:

  • Receive world-class training with both extensive classroom sessions and on-the-job immersions
  • Work alongside experienced technicians in our volume manufacturing factories
  • Learn the different products each business develops and their unique challenges in the market
  • Evaluate, optimize and package new designs to enable volume manufacturing
  • Analyze 3D solid models (NX CAD) of new designs, develop manufacturing strategies, conduct Virtual Build sessions, develop storyboard-style manufacturing documentation, and more
  • Rotate among different teams in both Austin, TX, and Santa Clara, CA, for a broad sense of the business and where you’d like to land
  • Upon completing your rotations, join one of eight existing NPME teams as a permanent team member

Contact to learn more about the NPME Program.

Manufacturing Engineer (Full-Time)

Manufacturing Engineers at Applied develop the processes or work methods required to produce and test our semiconductor manufacturing equipment. If you are a new college graduate ready to jump right into a full-time role as a Manufacturing Engineer, view our open roles here.