Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer

Contract 40 hours weekly, 12+ months, 
Mulitple openings

Position preferred is SECOND Shift, training on product line first.

Position Summary:

The mission of the Manufacturing Engineer is to drive the Manufacturing process and production methods required to deliver high-quality, best-in-class photolithography systems to market with a high level of customer satisfaction. This mission includes the championing manufacturing process definition, documentation creation, training and continual improvement of both new and existing lithography products, and continually ensuring product quality. The position reports to Operations Manager, Lithography Business Unit.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Provide a bridge between Sales Operations and Manufacturing in product configuration management
    • Methodical troubleshooting and management/optimization of manufacturing operations
    • Development of fixtures and calibration procedures
    • Validation of content & vetting of procedures from development engineering to manufacturing
    • Construct and adhere to schedule and plans
    • Provide process leadership to ensure the development of manufacturing of high-quality products utilizing advanced engineering methods and technology
    • Identify opportunities and present solutions to improve process flow
    • Participate as a key member of the Operations management team and offer recommended product strategies based on the company's capabilities and the needs of the market
    • Prepare and present clear and understandable reports to members of senior management regarding status, progress, issues, mitigation plans, and suggested solutions
    • Design for eXcellence using best practice such as FMEA, lean, 6-sigma
    • Understanding of common standards such as S2, ISO9001, 5S preferred

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Required Education and Experience:

    • A BS in Engineering or related technical (or equivalent knowledge) and 5+ years directly related experience
    • Solid understanding of NPI process
    • Experience and competency with AutoCAD software, preferably Inventor.
    • Experience with DFx as it intersects with Manufacturing processes & methods
    • Strong sense of urgency, organization, and accountability
    • Experience with industry-standard troubleshooting methods such as 8D
    • Self-motivated and self-starting disposition
    • Problem-solving, and creative skillset including the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate, quantitative, and timely analysis
    • Semiconductor Capital equipment development/engineering background preferred
    • Experience should include use of: Oscilloscopes and Multimeters, Height gages and Micrometers, Radiometers and Spectrometers.
    • Knowledge should include: 1) high precision mechanical assemblies; 2) Electronics/cabling; 3) optics; 4) digital and analog circuitry;5) software installation; 6) control systems; 7) Linux OS.
    • Proficient with mathematical and plotting applications such as Excel, Matlab and Gnuplot.

Required Skills and Knowledge

    • Ability to read, understand and work with schematics, assembly drawings, and Procedures.
    • Experience in troubleshooting mechanical and electrical assemblies.
    • Reading/Writing: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical documentation.
    • Ability to follow complex technical written and verbal instructions
    • Ability and experience required to write complete and concise calibration reports
    • Ability and experience to provide technical guidance to lower level technicians
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required for reporting complex technical systems related issues, procedure writing and training of others.
    • Computer skills – MS Office competency
    • Attention to detail and ability to retain communicated information.
    • Appropriate communication skills to convey information to all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to solve complex problems involving software, hardware, and integration of sub-assembly components

Preferred Qualifications:

    • An aptitude for learning specialized software programs
    • Basic ERP (SAP) experience
    • Working knowledge of semiconductor lithography equipment

Physical Demands:

    • Must possess fine motor skills and dexterity to utilize tools and test meters for precision assembly and test of complex assemblies.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • The employee frequently is required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and climb or balance.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand/sit for long periods.
    • The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.


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