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Position Summary and Responsibilities
The Process Development Engineer plays a key role in the Front End detector Processing Group. This position is a hands-on technical leader who enjoys working in teams, and excels at communicating technical ideas with team members and customers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- MCT Detector processing for production including wet and dry etch, photolithography preparation, liftoff and inspection.
- Promotes a culture of disciplined processing and ensures that all processes are performed in compliance with safety and cleanroom procedures.
- Ensures that all processes are performed per work instructions and travelers.
- Develops new or improved processes for reduction in cycle time, increased yield, or development of new products.
- Design of experiments, mask design, test data analysis and process controls for the effective development of these processes.
- Identify processing development and improvement efforts to develop, improve and mature processes for production.
- Supports the development of SPC activities by monitoring SPC parameters, identifying areas for improvement and ensuring that processes are functional and are continuously improved
- Think outside the box and perform cross-company and cross-department collaboration to leverage existing or emerging capabilities within Teledyne Scientific and Imaging.
- Interaction with material growers, front- and back-end processors and testers to develop improved material layer structures, processing methods and device designs.
- Follows and understands cleanroom protocol and AS 9100.
Qualifications & Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following qualifications and competencies:
- A strong background in opto-electronic semiconductor devices or similar area of knowledge, particularly HgCdTe structures, but also including SLS or III-V optical semiconductor materials, processes and devices (e.g. InSb, InAb, GaSb, InP, Si, etc.)
- Strong technical knowledge in engineering and/or chemistry and semiconductor processing methods.
Effective communication (written and verbal) of very complex ideas with the ability to communicate to any level of audience.
Must be a team player and interact well with fellow engineers and peers.
Exhibit excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
Advanced computer proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite. (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Displays exemplary ethics and business conduct and performs work cognizant of safe work practices
Education and/or Experience
- Bachelor's Degree with (5) years of experience or higher or Associate’s Degree with seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in Array Processing
Strong process development experience, particularly dry and wet etch technology, passivation deposition, and feed-forward process controls required.
Experience in DOE, process and technology development.
Experience in project management, risk assessment/management, cost account management, cost estimation and engineering planning is highly desired, but not required.