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Engineer Field Service

Allston, MA
October 23, 2018

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Russell A. Cunningham

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028**-***-*** 9564

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Skilled Technician/Engineer with 10+ years’ field experience working on capital machinery. Replaced/rebuilt hundreds of AC/DC motor assembly controls, worked many years with PLC controllers, performed laser alignments on beam splitters, and used microscopic metrology tools capable of measurements as low as 10 angstroms.

Excellent customer service skills: Companies serviced includes Sanofi Genzyme, Intel, Analog Devices, Motorola, IBM, Advance Micro Devices and Raytheon. Also, wrote many company-specific operational procedures to assist customers maintain and/or increase safe productivity.

Excellent troubleshooting and repair skills: Wrote many BKM (“Best Known Method”) manuals to fix equipment, and has run training classes, in topics including capital equipment start-up, PM, lockout, tag out, software upgrades and safety.


Sanofi Genzyme (contract) 06/2017 – present

Calibration / Metrology Technician III Framingham, MA

Preventative maintenance, repair and calibration on devices such as Thermometers, pH Meters, Digital Thermometers, Pressure Gauges, Flow gauges, viscosity sensors, humidity sensors, O2 sensors, Rotameters, Mass Flow control sensors, Gas detectors etc.

Working with Gage InSite Enterprise Oracle software to perform all lab calibrations on GMP and Non GMP equipment.

Materion Technical Material, Inc. 12/15/2014 – 04/2017

Preventive Maintenance Engineer Lincoln, RI

Complex vacuum repair such as gate valves, and vacuum sensor switches, mechanical pumps and diffusion pumps.

Troubleshoot PLC controllers that drive pneumatic solenoids moving small/large assemblies, i.e. communication issues, motors not initializing, input/output errors, movement errors, arm errors, etc.

Follow schematics and wiring diagrams in troubleshooting PLC systems, from drivers to PLCs.

Repair software problems, mechanical problems, sensors, belts, PLCs, fuses, etc.

Completing weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual PMs

Upholding 95% up-time rate on all equipment in my area.

Prepared and updated documentation of PM procedures and specifications in accordance to ISO-9000.

Analog Devices (contract) 1/14/12 to 12/1/2014

Field Service Engineer Sunnyvale, CA

Performing on site field service sustaining support to Suss Micotec ABC200 Automated Bonding Cluster

Complex vacuum repairs

Teaching Genmark Robotic wafer/Fixture handling to each chamber.

Completing weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual PMs.

Performing monthly temperature profiles to each chamber to customer spec.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory (contract) 05/2009 to 01/2012

Equipment Engineer Lexington, MA

Maintaining Tokyo Electron ACT 12

8 200 mm wafer System

SVG 90 wafer track system

Hatachi 9300 CDSEM, 7840CDSEM

KLA 1280 Metrology measurement tool.

KLA Tencor 01/2007 to 04/2009

Field Service Engineer San Jose, CA

Maintaining TG2600 Metrology Laser measurement tools

Laser beam alignment through multiple mirrors/beam splitter configurations capable of measurement to low as 10 angstroms

Robotic handling, mechanical alignments, performing monthly/quarterly preventive maintenance.

Lilliputian System (contract) 2/2005 to 12/2006

Equipment Engineer Wilmington MA

This is a startup company. The duties of working with vendors, riggers, and overseeing the installations of Photolithography, dry and wet etch, and diffusion equipment was a daily task that resulted in bringing up a Manufacturing area in about 4 months.

Primary responsibilities: Wet etch maintenance of Reynolds tech chemical Sinks BOE, Hot Sulfuric, Solvent, Plating, Bruce Nitride diffusion furnace, EVG 620 Contact Aligner, EVG Wafer Track System.

Applied Mechanical, Austin, Texas 07/2005 to 12/2005

Senior Field Service Engineer (contract)

Primary responsibilities: Performing on site field service troubleshooting of Tel 300 mm Wafer Track Systems, Performing scheduled preventative maintenance with upholding 95% up time rate.

Tokyo Electron America, Marlborough, MA 08/2000 to 7/2005

Senior Field Equipment Engineer

Primary engineer for warranty services of 200/300 millimeter Wafer Track systems at Intel Fab.17: upholding 95% up-time rate, designing all hydraulics and pneumatics for system tracking, and performing preventative maintenance.

Responsible for in-house training of wafer-handling robotic systems and process problem solving.

Conduct customer training classes; provide parts expertise and customer service.

Sanders Lockheed Martin Company, Nashua, NH & Lexington, MA 05/1998 to 08/2000

Senior Photo Equipment Tech. & night shift Supervisor

Calibrated and maintained multiple wafer component

Ultra Tech 1500 Wafer Stepper

Solitec Wafer Track Systems

SVG 86/8800 Wafer Track Systems

Karl Suss MA4/MA6 Wafer Aligners

Lam 590 Auto Etchers

Tegal 415 Plasma Etchers

Commonwealth Ion Metallization System

Prepared and updated documentation of PM procedures and specifications in accordance for ISO-9000

Analog Devices, Norwood &Wilmington, MA 11/1992 to 05/1998

Electro-Mechanical Technician IV

Calibrated and maintained multiple test systems including Teradyne J953 and J971, AESCO S200 and S130 Handler Tester A580 Test System.

Maintained various laser systems including LX 8400 Laser Systems, AB Laser Systems, Situation Laser Branders.

Controlled and maintained various handling, robotic and inspection equipment: T-88 Test Station, Situation ST 490 Lead to Lead Capillarity Inspection Station, Adept Header Laser Brander Robot, Situation Tape and Reel Brander Robot, AccuSpec 5000 Lead Inspection System and ATM Lead Straightened Situation Handlers

Raytheon Company, Quincy, MA 05/1988 to 11/Microelectronic Manufacturing Equipment Technician

Performed preventative maintenance, calibration and system modifications:

K&S 1419 Automatic Wire Bonder

K&S 1470 Aluminum Wedge Bonder

Doge BT 22/25 Wire Pull Tester

Mach-el 827 Manual Wire Bonder

Benchmark Seam Sealers

ESI 44 Laser Systems

CW Price Production Screener

Generated and edited system programs on automated equipment


Central New England College, Worcester, MA

Electrical and Electronic Engineering program (1987)

Quincy Junior College, Quincy, MA

A.A.S Electronic Technology (1982)

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