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Senior Process & Manufacturing Engineer

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MAS Division
Location: 

Seattle, WA, US, 98195

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Process & Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for developing, enhancing, and implementing systems that increase efficiency and optimize all phases of MEMS Wafer production process, from design to manufacturing, and acts as the primary engineering resource for the Wafer Production team. The Sr Process & Manufacturing Engineer will coordinate projects and manage teams to enhance development, team understanding, and timely production. The ideal candidate will possess a mix of product and process engineering skills, wafer fab experience, great attention to detail, the ability to work effectively within a production team, and the drive to improve both the product and the production process. This position will be located at Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) in Seattle, Washington.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates with teams on specific projects
  • Reviews process design projects and ensures the efficient and safe functioning of all the processes related to producing a product, substance, or service
  • Designs processes and equipment related to the development and commercialization of products or services that are cost effective and within budget
  • Evaluates existing processes, suggests measures for improvement, and configures manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability, boost productivity, quality, and profitability, and develops best practices within the production process
  • Implements methods and process designs, creates prototypes, tests, and makes necessary modifications where required
  • Reviews tests on systems for efficiency and accuracy until a quality and cost-effective production process is implemented successfully
  • Develops and maintains production schedule in coordination with internal and external stakeholders
  • Manages production resources (personnel, materials and equipment) to meet the schedule 
  • Interfaces with internal and external suppliers and manages inventory for raw materials and work in process
  • Utilizes statistical process control to understand and manage production process
  • Manages hygiene and chemical safety for the Production team
  • Coordinates with other professionals such as scientists and other engineers on development and research projects
  • Additional duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This job has supervisory responsibilities for a team of Production Technicians (2-4 people)

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, chemistry, or material science or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5-8 years of progressive process engineering experience required
  • Occasional travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical and statistical concepts
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

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ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of Wafer Fab process:

  • Deposition—CVD, PECVD, sputtering, evaporation, plating
  • Photolithography—photoresist coating, exposure, develop
  • PZT Sol-Gel synthesis and PZT coating processing
  • High-temperature thermal processing (oxidation of Ti and Zr)
  • Dry etch—chemical, RIE, DRIE, ICP
  • Wet processes—clean, etch, photoresist stripping
  • Metrology—SEM, profilometry, white light interferometry, sheet resistance, wafer stress

Technical skillset:

  • Knowledge of basic properties of metals, dielectrics, and photo imageable polymers (photoresists, SU8, etc.)
  • Knowledge of statistics, ability to gather, organize and interpret data 
  • Experience with data capture for images, storage, and archive or images and ability to share them via facility and company databases
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

Solid understanding of Process Documentation

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions, Process Deviations
  • Document Control and Management

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions

In Product Identification, our Matthews Marking Systems and Evolution Inkjet brands are leading global providers of marking and coding solutions, including a full line of printing technologies, consumables and software, to meet branding, traceability and regulatory compliance needs for industrial and consumer products. 
 

matthewsautomation.com 
 

We are in search of talent for the Product Identification group
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 


Nearest Major Market: Seattle