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Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Ja - 01 - PE_1534762344
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Great permanent positions open for Process Engineers with Fabrication experience and experience of using Process equipment and metrology tools, to work for a multi national IT and Telecommunications company based in Ipswich. This will be a permanent position with competitive rates on offer. Relocation allowance available

Role purpose:

As a process engineer, you will be part of the Fab Engineering team and the Technical Operations team to support the business in delivering products to meet technical specifications and timelines. You will work mostly in the clean room as well as lab areas, to optimize existing processes to support R&D and manufacturing wafers. Also, you will work closely with facility/equipment engineers as well as integration engineers and develop new processes in the process modules to meet new device requirements for future technology, and also provide support to transfer processes to large volume manufacturing.


Minimum of 3-years Fab experience in Process Engineering / Process Development

Experience with Process equipment and metrology tools.

Good dexterity for handling InP wafers and samples.

Track record in using structured problem solving techniques.

Degree in relevant subject, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering etc.

Knowledge and experience of SPC processes.


Experience in setting up successful design of experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis.

Above undergraduate, preferably a PhD in relevant subjects.

Good knowledge of InP based materials and ICP etching.

High level proficiency in SPC, 6σtechniques and gauge R&R studies.

Main Responsibilities

Day to day operation owner of a defined Process tool set.

Direct technicians/operators to process R&D and manufacturing wafers to meet schedules.

Schedule and complete (hands-on where necessary) maintenance activities on all related tools.

Maintain statistical process control (SPC) charts of processes/equipment to establish a stable and robust processing platform.

Monitor process output data records against specs, and make necessary process corrections and adjustments.

Assist in creating building blocks within process modules.

Interfacing to design and testing teams (spec reviews, FMEA etc.)

Document tool operation and process details and write standard of procedures (SOPs)

Provide process instructions/training for technician/operators and engineering colleagues.

Develop new processes to meet product and technology roadmap requirements.

Deploy change control processes as required.

Any other ad hoc duty as requested by the line manager and/or process engineering manager.

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