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Mechanical Engineer Engineering

Union City, CA
August 07, 2020

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Abel Guzman Cell 805-***-**** Email:



• Over twenty years experience with electronics, electro-mechanical, & communication systems.

• Worked on NPI tools at ST Microelectronics, Applied Materials, & Kateeva. Implement engineering


• Strong troubleshooting ability mechanical, hardware, electronic circuits and software systems.

• Travel domestically and internationally to 4 different countries to meet the needs of the customers.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrate excellent customer satisfaction. PROFESSIONAL


Verb Surgical October 2018-Present Senior Engineering Technician Duties include: Assisting R & D Engineering performing 3D print with Form Labs and Carbon printers, Object printer, adding supports to prints, uploading files to printers, cleaning printed parts, assembling locking/non locking handles, building P10,P11,P12 UIDS. Implemented 5S process system, maintain cleanliness in labs 3D lab, and UID lab. Cross trained new personnel with 3D print, UID assembly.

Carbon3D – Redwood City, CA March 2018 – October 2018 Test Technician Perform mechanical assembly task in accordance with documented manufacturing processes and procedures. Perform test and measurement operations in accordance with documented manufacturing processes and procedures. Perform functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including set-up and calibration task, rework and quality resting related to the production sub-assemblies and final assemblies. Use sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment. Determine and assist in developing methods and processes to control or modify the manufacturing process. Help to document requirements for new products and processes. Work with engineers in conducting experiments.

Kateeva - Newark.CA July 2015 – March 2017 Systems Technician Built, and test electro-mechanical assemblies. Connect chiller lines, routed cables and integrated systems. Perform pressure/leak test. Validated schematics and drawings. Notified Mechanical Engineer of any BOM changes. Integrated OLED printers, Lassen systems, Tioga, Ridder, Transfer Modules and Load Locks. Also, set up leveling, Hamar laser leveling for PV/PA tables. Worked on system installation over-seas in China and Korea to train the customer and local install team. Worked on new products such as Lassen, Tioga, Transfer Modules, and Load Locks. Worked overtime and completed projects on time. Tesla Motors - Fremont, CA Remanufacturing Technician July 2013 – July 2015 Service and Re-Manufacturing Service Model S battery packs, Toyota RAV 4 battery packs. Perform capacity tests, electrical tests, BMS tests, take screen shots, enclosure leak tests, seal leak tests, certified trainer, EOL (End of Line), isolation test, Hi-pot test, partial, and full capacity test. Rework model S modules for broken wire bonds, re-test modules with Seica, unseal packs, reset stats, and reset odometer after BMS changes, perform pm’s on battery pack tables, install new brakes, remove, install modules, perform Hioki test after module installation, install contactors, BMS boards. Production Associate 2, Power Train Module October 2012 – July 2013 Certified in wire bonding, test, rework, and module flip for tub insulation and cross train new associates, track bond counts on equipment, change wire as needed using Orthodyne Electronics 3600 Plus auto/manual wire bonder, perform

wire bond test with Seica Pilot L4, and install insulator to non terminal side of battery module prior to bonding terminal side, and rework modules when mis-bonded, manufacturing execution system (MES), 5S inspection in wire bond area. Wear PPE (personal protective equipment) safety glasses, ESD shoes, foot straps, and safety glasses. AQT Solar - Sunnyvale, CA Process/Maintenance Tech September 2011 - July 2012 Intevac 2.0 Lean Solar sputter: Cigs thin film, TCO, Molly, create modify recipes, vent tool for target change, perform pump down after target change, leak check, and perform target burn in, Deprates,xrf measurements to Qualify process after target change. Run annealing oven after CIGS process is done. Run design of experiments (DOE), for engineering experiments, run split lots, and monitor spc to verify the process is within control limits. Solyndra - Fremont, CA Process Technician May 2008 – August 2011 Moly vacuum sputtering systems, TCO

(Transparent Conductive Oxide) vacuum sputtering systems, Rebuild carriers include 24 and 48 tube carriers. Certified in Moly, TCO, and carrier rebuild. Perform target burn-in after target change until water pressure is within process spec, follow start run sheet, and collect data to verify resistance, and thickness is within spec in FIS, TABLEAU. Train new operators in Moly sputtering process. When tool is idle, I help other areas like scrap glass, TCO break coverage, remove carriers from vacuum tools/ insert new carriers, ship old carriers to vendor for clean, 5S training, lean manufacturing.ERT member

Headway Technologies - Milpitas, CA Senior Engineering Technician 4 October 2005 – May 2008 CMP- Duties include disposition lots in polish area with the following tools Nano 210, Nano 8000,recipe creation on NANO 8000,EXCEL,MATLAB for mapping data at final inspection, STRASBAUGH 6ds 150mm, Applied Materials Mirra Mesa 150mm, FIB, Tencor, AFM 5000,AFM D9000,Rebuild STRASBAUGH carriers VIPPER 1,VIPPER 4, Mirra heads, AIT, visual inspection for defects, certify operators. Applied Materials – Sunnyvale, CA Engineering Technician 4 April 2000 – September 2005 ECMP research and development engineering in chemical mechanical planarization. 300mm Reflex ion LK ECMP tools, and standard 300mm Reflex ion CMP tools. Perform the following: Upgrades, install and test new parts, install/ remove upper and lower platens. Install 3 and 6 channel DC power supplies. Calibrated PRI, Kawasaki, Kensington robots, and wafer exchangers, pad conditioner down force, slurry calibrations, upa calibrations (MKS, SMC Upa’s), 3 ports, and 4 ports. Rebuilt heads, titan 2, profile 3.0, power heads, tested retaining rings, ran retaining ring breaking with new retaining rings. Installed the first Ecmp hybrid system at IBM Fishkill, and 200mm Mirra Mesa in Chomerics in Boston. ST Microelectronics – Phoenix AZ Process Technician 4 April 1995 – April 2000 Duties include disposition lots in Etch area using the following tools: KLA 2000 defectively tool, Hitachi 7800 scanning electronic microscope (SEM), Leica 2000 microscopes, LAM TCP 9600 metal etchers, LAM 4500 XL/4500i,LAM 4500,LAM 4400,Fusion PCU 200 ashers, FSI wet etchers, Steag auto wet etchers, SEZ backside etch, lot disposition at final inspection. Also, Photo Canon steppers i2, i4, inline steppers, DNS 80B tracks, Opal 7830i, recertify manufacturing technicians in Etch. Analyze data by using SPC (statistical process control).

Motorola SPS – Mesa AZ Manufacturing Specialist February 1989 – April 1995 Photolithography: 640 Perkin Elmer tools, 8100,8600,8800 SVG Tracks, LP 3 Vapor Prime, SCP batch develop hoods. Basic preventative maintenance on SVG tracks, and troubleshooting. After development inspection (ADI), and new operator cross-training.



Phoenix Institute of Technology Phoenix, AZ AA degree in Electronics 9/1987-6/1991

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