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Aug 12, 2009

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The Semiconductor Metrology Systems division of Carl Zeiss SMT has an immediate opening for an Application Engineer, located in Santa Clara, CA, and mainly servicing our Intel account. more

Company name: Carl Zeiss SMT Location: Santa Clara , CA,

Going Places

Fujitsu announces corporate reshuffle

21 March 2012 Fujitsu’s board of directors has approved the following appointments, resignations and promotions effective from April 1, 2012. The announcement includes the appointment of Kazuhiro Igarashi and Yoshihiko Hanada as the company’s two new corporate senior VPs. All 44 executives, other than those mentioned below will remain in their current posts.

CFO shuffling at ST

20 February 2012 STMicroelectronics CFO, Carlo Ferro is to head-up operations at struggling ST-Ericsson as chief operating officer of the company. Mario Arlati, ST’s chief accounting officer will take on the CFO role at STMicroelectronics.

Recruitment News

Rudolph Technologies appoints new Vice President and General Manager

22 October 2010 After a two-year term at solar equipment supplier Spire, Dr. Avishai Kepten has returned to the semiconductor equipment sector as Vice President and General Manager of Rudolph Technologies, Metrology Business Unit. Dr. Kepten had previously spent six years at Novellus Systems, as Director of Technology and Director of New Product Development of the Electrofill Business Unit.    

Facility Manager’s Development Program ‘09 begins in September

22 July 2009 Arizona State University's (ASU) developed training program for professionals has announced details for the 2009 ‘Facility Manager's Development Program' (FMDP), due to start in September this year.

Axcelis cuts one-fifth of global workforce

22 May 2009 Further to its approximately 14% cut in staff numbers in October 2008 – only seven months ago, Axcelis Technologies, Inc. has again announced that it is letting staff go in a further attempt at cutting operating costs to stay competitive. Approximately 235 staff, or 20% of its global workforce will be axed from the company’s books, yielding an estimated $25 million in savings per annum.

Xilinx looks to restructuring

16 April 2009 Xilinx, Inc. has announced plans to restructure the company, including getting rid of 6% of its workforce, or 200 employees, which would have a pre-tax charge of US$11-US$13 million for the June quarter, mostly dealing with severance pay expenses.