Process Engineer Sustaining, Wafering

Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)
Materials Engineering

Job Description

Materials Business is seeking a high potential, resourceful, hands-on, problem solving Process Engineer with the capacity to quickly grasp and resolve a wide range of technical challenges.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced, deadline-oriented manufacturing environment and work constructively with a team of manufacturing personnel, engineers and technicians.  The candidate will be responsible for sustaining and improving processes to drive quality, yield, cost and through-put improvements.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Own manufacturing processes for wafer preparation processes ensuring capable and in control (sawing/grinding/polishing)
  • Define control parameters, develop and maintain monitoring systems to rapidly detect and act upon process variations
  • Define and refine methods to increase process repeatability and control to achieve higher quality, lower costs, and a safe work environment
  • Apply good engineering practices to achieve continuous improvement
  • Initiate, manage, and participate in projects to improve wafer quality and yield to exceed customer expectations.
  • Work with R&D team to define, qualify, and transition processes from research through development and production



  • Candidate must have BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Ceramics Engineering, Materials Engineering, or related field
  • 3-10 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities, independent thinking, attention to detail, and excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work several projects simultaneously and have successfully demonstrated success in complete process ownership within a 24x7 manufacturing environment.



  • High energy, self motivated attitude with strong communication skills and ability to interface effectively with coworkers of different backgrounds at every level of the company
  • Excellent English language verbal communication, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Front-end semiconductor processing experience (examples: wafering, polishing, grinding)
  • Familiarity with JMP or Spotfire
  • Statistical process control experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent MS Office skills and analytical skills


Interest Points: semiconductor/ automotive/ wind turbine/ or another niche industry exposure, tool design and maintenance, wafer equipment improvements, hands-on



Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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