Process Development Engineer

IMT   •  

Santa Barbara, CA

Industry: Semiconductors

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 338 days ago

  • General Description
    • Develop the processes for MEMS fabrication to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met
    • Troubleshoot development problems with the fabrication process and take corrective action
    • Research the purchase of equipment or upgrades to existing equipment
    • Work closely with management and customers on technical issues and problem resolution
    • Compile and present data to management and customers during product development and production.
  • Detailed Job Duties
    • Evaluate, implement and monitor wafer fabrication processes and operating lithography, vacuum, electroplating, and wet etch systems for the development and production of MEMS products
    • Create process flow and DOEs
    • Create/edit/maintain necessary documentation
    • Monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements of data
    • Work closely with other Engineers and Technicians for quality control
    • Assume responsibility for safety/environmental issues and ongoing performance of processes
    • Must be available to work all shifts
    • All other duties, as assigned
  • Work Experience, Education, and Physical Requirements
    • A minimum of 4 years hands-on experience in silicon and glass wafer processing
    • Experience with stepper-based photolithography, vacuum and wet processing, wafer to wafer bonding, microstructure electroplating
    • MEMS Testing methods, SEM and AFM characterization
    • PhD preferred but minimum of a MS/MA in a scientific discipline required
    • Great communication, interpersonal, and computer skills
    • Ability to work in both a clean room environment and office environment
    • Must be able to don and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required
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