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Chemical Technican Apprentice

  • Country:US
  • State:NY
  • Category:Hardware Development & Support
  • Required Education:High School Diploma/GED
  • Position Type:Early Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Fixed Term - Long Term
  • Req ID:140399BR
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Job Description
Being a member of our Product Analysis Team is a uniquely rewarding experience. As a Materials and Packaging Analysis Lab Apprentice at IBM, you will use the latest tools and technologies available to help to deliver state-of-the-art analysis work on IBM's microprocessor chips, packaging and advanced materials. Throughout your apprenticeship, you will work as part of a larger team of experienced technicians, engineers, and mentors in an interactive, collaborative environment.

You will learn the essentials of chemical and electrical lab safety procedures. Moreover, you will be taught to mechanically and chemically prepare samples for chemical, optical, or physical characterization. Part of your curriculum will also expose you to IBM’s latest chip-packaging technologies, and the methods needed to characterize the integrity of, and fail mechanisms in chip packaging schemes.

You will be trained in the use of state-of-the-art tools to test, manipulate and inspect product chips and material samples, and work with our engineers to interpret and consolidate the obtained data.

During your training, you will also learn the function, operation and adjustment of equipment used in our labs, in order to be able to recognize proper and improper operation of this equipment and to take corrective action as appropriate.

Who you are
An apprenticeship is about learning. We’re seeking candidates who have the following requirements, but we know you’re just getting your career started, and we’re committed to helping you learn and grow. If you’ve had some experience with working with chemicals and / or electronic equipment in the past, you are exactly the type of candidate we’re looking for.

To be successful, you need:
  • Drive and eagerness to learn
  • Ability to work independently, and in an efficient, organized manner.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong troubleshooting
  • Some knowledge or experience in one or more of the following:
    • Chemical Composition
    • Physical principles, laws and applications to understanding fluid, material and atmospheric dynamics
    • Mechanical, Electrical Atomic and sub-atomic structures and processes
    • Electrical Lab Basics and Safety
    • Chemical and Electrical Lab Equipment (i.e. XXX)
  • Basic level of computer literacy (for example Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is not provide for this position.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Knowledge of or experience with working with chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Knowledge of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Associate's Degree/College Diploma Commissionable: No
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