Megasys SME Technician

Posted 15 Mar 2022

Austin, Texas - United States

Req Id 243369



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your Role: 

 EMD Electronics is immediately hiring for SME Technicians for its MEGASYS® team in Austin, TX.  This is a challenging, hands-on, rewarding job opportunity for people who want to join a growing business and be part of the training of the entire team.  

Technicians work on systems and maintain supply of chemicals and gases to a semiconductor manufacturing environment that makes the chips used in electronic devices such as Smart Phones, LED's, and Flat Screen TV's. They will ensure compliance in operation and maintenance procedures, emergency preparedness, and drive flawless execution. 

 Technicians will be responsible for the safe operation of assigned chemical and/or gas distribution systems, with duties including: 

  • Support the definition of processes and policies, supply business rules and procedures, 
  • and communicate the contexts in which the rules, processes and polices are applied correctly consistently 
  • Support the SME and operation units’ needs to the training and certification of support technicians in operations 
  • Validate the requirements and deliverables that describe the processes and procedures that are required to complete the task required by area  
  • Support the development of processes, procedures and complete the required documentation to support training in the operations area  
  • Provide support to the supervisors, SMEs and leadership in the process for training, certification and fit for duty for operations support technicians 
  • Support the RCA, Problem Solving Techniques, Safety and Quality incidents to get to root cause and create solutions to the issues at a power level above 7 
  • Lead the support in all shifts and days for training of support personnel; also provide technical assistance to support issues during normal operation 
  • Collaborate with all team members to engage in a positive feedback and constructive feedback for technician training 
  • Resolve issues relevant within their area of expertise. 
  • Support EMOCs to ensure the documents are updated and formatted in the ISO system 
  • Be committed to the project and participate in the development of the team which may include Maintenance of the specific area 
  • Be proactive, positive, initiative, team player and self-motivated  

Physical Attributes: 

  • Walking throughout the facility for 75% of shift (5-6 miles per day) 
  • Climbing of ladders up to 12-foot-tall (utilizing fall protection) 
  • Basic lifting (up to 40lbs) 
  • Bending of the knees and overhead reaching 

 Technicians will work a variety of shifts both compressed (12 hr shifts) of 3 days on, 3 days off / 4 days on, 4 days off, and a 5 Day / 8-hour shift to meet the needs of training essentially meaning our Technicians have a lot of time off already built into their schedules! 


Who You Are:  

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Technical degree or relevant technical training 
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite 
  • Prior experience working in a mechanical or electronic environment 
  • Experience with BCD/PCD and gas related equipment 
  • Experience with gas and/or chemical delivery systems in ultra-high purity operation 
  • Strong technical aptitude 
  • Excellent communication skills 

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at
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If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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