Technical Course Development Instructor
San Jose, CA 
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
Technical Course Development Instructor
Location US-CA-San Jose
Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Requisition ID 30426 Category Education/Training Position Type Full-Time
About the Role
Based in our San Jose office, you will develop and deliver training on industrial products (photolithography equipment). Not only will you prepare lesson plans, but also partner with customers and internal members to implement training as well as maintain equipment in the cleanrooms and training facilities to ensure equipment availability for training and demonstrations.

This is an exciting opportunity to combine your technical expertise with your course development and training skills.

This position requires full-time presence at your assigned office(s)/worksite(s)/territory.
Your Impact
- Conduct user training on Photolithography products both in-house and at customer sites
- Provide classroom and laboratory training for internal and external customer training courses that includes but not limited to operation, preventive maintenance, application, and installation aspects of Canon photolithography equipment
- Develop new internal and external technical materials
- Revise existing internal and external technical materials to ensure technical materials are current and accurate
- Verify accuracy of technical procedures to support field service technicians and customer needs
- Provide detailed presentations on technical topics
- Responsible for operation, and maintenance of the training facilities and training equipment and preparation of the instructional site in the San Jose facility
- Participate in discussion groups as needed, to share technical information and improve technical knowledge of less experienced colleagues
- Contact customers to discuss training needs and acquire feedback from customers on current training programs and systems
About You: The Skills & Expertise You Bring
* Requires a Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field or equivalent experience and 3-5 years of related work experience
* Semiconductor equipment, maintenance knowledge preferred, photolithography equipment knowledge helpful
* Prior experience as a technical trainer preferred
* May require up to 30% travel within the US (valid driver's license and acceptable driving record necessary). Additionally, because this position requires driving for company business as an essential function of the job, must remain in compliance with company safety guidelines and policies
* Ability to work flexible shifts
* Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Physical Demands & Work Environment
The worker is required to have close visual acuity with or without corrective lenses for extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
Working in office environment and also in cleanroom environment (wearing full clean room suit, facemask, gloves, safety glasses)

The company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.

In accordance with applicable law, we are providing the anticipated salary range for this role; $69,300 - 103,770
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. as of 2023 has ranked in the top-five overall in U.S. patents granted for 38 consecutive years*. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To learn more about Canon, visit us at and connect with us on LinkedIn at

Who We Are

Where Talent Fosters Innovation.

Do you want your next professional experience to be filled with purpose and opportunity, world-class team members, and impactful work? Driven by our mission of exceeding customer expectations with our technologies and enriching the lives of our local communities and staff, we are a phenomenal team working collaboratively toward common goals. Our employees have a strong work ethic, creativity, and a cooperative spirit. We believe in integrity, respect, empowerment, and making a difference in the communities we serve. There is a strong sense of pride in what we do individually and together as a team. Join us and discover what it means to work for a global digital imaging leader with an unparalleled reputation for quality and innovation.

What We Offer

You'll be joining a leader in digital imaging and innovation with an immense opportunity to make an impact and create your own rewarding career. We demonstrate commitment to our employees by offering a full range of rewards, including competitive compensation and benefits.

And Even More Perks!

-Employee referral bonus
-Employee discounts
-Free morning coffee
-"Dress for Your Day" attire program
-Casual dress (including jeans!) is welcome
-Volunteer opportunities to give back to our local community
-Swag! A Canon welcome kit and official merch you can't get anywhere else

*Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

All applicants must reside in the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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