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Shift Process Engineer

Job Title: Shift Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: AT - SPE_1529659387
Contact Name: Adam Thompson
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Process Engineer

My client are a leading multi-national ICT Solutions Provider. Their products and solutions have been deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population.

The Process Engineer is part of a Fabrication Engineering team and the Technical Operations team supporting the business in delivering products within set parameters and time frames. The role requires the post-holder to work within the clean room as well as lab areas, to maintain, develop and deliver process solutions with a specific emphasis on providing a broad support from process engineering during shift operations (both in & out of normal day-time hours). Processing of manufacturing, engineering development and experimental batches with technician support may also be required.

6 month rolling contract with a 2-shift system (6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm alternating weekly) - to start immediately.

Main Responsibilities

  • First point of contact for all front face wafer fab process related issues occurring during out-of-hours shift operation;
  • Work closely with equipment engineering and operations teams to restore down process back to production;
  • Deploy and review effective statistical control of processes to ensure a stable and robust processing platform;
  • Provide effective hand-over to/from day shift process engineers;
  • Provide technical expertise to project teams;

In addition there may be a requirement to:

  • Work with equipment engineering to plan, procure and qualify new process equipment to meet the process capability requirements that are demanded by product and technology roadmaps;
  • Use experience and knowledge to develop processes that are capable of meeting the product specification with high yields and low cost by employing design for manufacture;
  • Support development of new device processes to meet product and technology roadmap requirements;
  • Report technology development status;
  • Ensure effective transfer to manufacturing to enable ramp ahead of demand
  • Provide process documentation and training to other members of staff including other engineers and technician/operators.
  • Any other ad-hoc duty as requested by the Fab Engineering Manager.

Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • Track record of process ownership in a semiconductor wafer fab environment;
  • Broad knowledge of fab process including photolithography, wet etch, dry etch, CVD dep, metals and thinning;
  • Knowledge of SPC in particular first response to out of control/spec events;
  • Degree in relevant subject (for example Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Electronic Eng.)

Desirable Skills/Qualifications

  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant technology area

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