Engineer, Senior Manufacturing Process

General Information
Location  1763 SEAN HEIGHTS
Employee Type  FTE- Exempt
Job Category  Engineering

Senior Semiconductor Manufacturing Process Engineer

Job Description

Reporting to Process Engineering Manager, the successful applicant will assume a key role in the development, fabrication and testing of the company’s semiconductor radiation detector products. Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and optimizing semiconductor fabrication processes such as dicing, lapping, polishing, metallization, etc.;
  • Conducting performance testing of materials and devices and providing feedback to crystal growth and product manufacturing;
  • Designing and executing Design of Experiments (DOE) and conducting statistical analysis of data for process optimization and reporting;
  • Documenting the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for various device fabrication processes and material/device characterization instruments;
  • Carrying out continuous improvement opportunities utilizing a wide variety of basic analytical techniques (run charts, histograms, pareto charts);
  • Developing process automation solutions to improve process quality and reduce process cost;
  • Contributing to the tech transfer function between R&D, Engineering and Manufacturing;
  • Conducting failure analysis and troubleshooting of non-conforming manufactured product to determine root cause; and
  • Provide support for training and certification of Production Technicians;



  • A minimum of five years’ experience in semiconductor material and device fabrication;
  • A strong background in manufacturing process engineering;
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience using six sigma tools for problem solving and process development.
  • Statistical analysis experience using MiniTab or JMP software;
  • Project management experience

Skills/Additional requirements:

  • A very hands-on and innovative individual that works well in a team environment;
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to work with limited supervision; and
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and self-motivation


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in chemical engineering, electrical engineering, material science, physics or equivalent.