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Sr Process & Manufacturing Engineer

Brand:  Industrial Automation
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MAS Product Identification

Seattle, WA, US, 98195

Req ID:  9693


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.

The estimated annual salary of this role is 127,500.00 to 135,000.00. We offer a variety of benefits and programs that support our employees and promote a positive work environment including retirement benefits, health benefits, employee assistance program, and paid time-off and holidays. *Benefits and programs may differ by business and region


  • 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



  • 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


  • 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

The Matthews Industrial Automation division of Matthews International designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of technologies and solutions for industrial automation applications including marking and coding, and warehouse automation. Our integrated systems identify, track, control, and pick products at the highest levels of accuracy. 

Our focus on innovation is leading to rapid growth in each of the solution areas we provide: product identification, warehouse automation and applied automation technologies.  

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

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.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle