We are seeking a hands on sustaining Senior Optical Process Engineer to work for a High-Tech semiconductor Manufacturer in the Tucson, Area. Senior Optical Process Engineer will ensure stable, robust, repeatable, sustainable and high yielding manufacturing processes and products are achieved, monitored and maintained.
Responsibilities include development, continuous improvement, and sustaining processes all in close partnership with Process Engineering assembly, Device and Integration Engineering as well as design teams. You will be expected to clearly communicate goals, roles, and responsibilities, engage and motivate engineering talent, define and set deliverables, plan resources, and achieve desired results. Will be expected to contribute technically, maintain an optimistic, can-do approach, and present status to executive level management. Excellent judgment, expertise in semiconductor optical processing, and leadership are essential to success in this role. Senior Optical Process Engineer will monitor and control the process. Will improve the process or introduce new process and tools to improve yield, capacity and quality. Work with engineering team to develop new products. Work with engineering team to transfer new products or new process to production.
Position responsibilities include daily oversight of manufacturing operations, continuous improvement of operational processes including scheduling and executing production for Back End Process. Conducts studies in operations to optimize workflow and space utilization. Ensures facility efficiency and workplace safety.
Responsible for the Optical Engineering Process.
Manage the process development procedure to ensure the transfer of process and products from the development phase to production release is completed successfully and on schedule.
Develop, monitor and maintain department Key Performance Indicators in line with internal and external customer needs.
Promote safety awareness, accident prevention and employee involvement with regards to safe work environment.
Lead and participate in engineering activities to specify, support and improve Optical assembly processes for production including documentation, process controls, training and support.
Define, direct and engage in engineering development of new fabrication processes to support R&D roadmap and transition to production.
Implement and support an effective program for process monitoring and controls (SPC) and continuous improvements.
Creating weekly yield reports using statistical tools.
Creating and maintaining work standards using work measurement, and dynamic and static capacity and cost simulation models.
Workflow optimization through creating and implementing in-process Kanban models.
Working with materials manager for supply chain optimization and inventory minimization through creating and implementing raw material Kanban.
Design of Experiments (DOE) and data analysis to support engineering efforts to improve product design and manufacturability.
Applying various statistical methods to improve reproducibility and manufacturability through Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Control Plan and Gage R&R studies.
Data analysis and improvements to manufacturing capabilities.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with applicable departments and suppliers to evaluate potential new processes and materials to improve cost, yield, reliability and quality.
Drive identification and implementation of process improvements to increase yield and reduce operating costs.
Identify new hardware requirements to meet the developing process/customer needs. Ensure these requirements are addressed appropriately with regard to specifications, budget constraints, supplier identification and thorough evaluation.
Develop, modify and/or continuously improve manufacturing process and procedures to enable higher productivity, reduced scrap, and improved quality.
Must have a B.S. or M.S. Optical Engineer or related field with minimum of three (3) years of Optical Process Engineering.
Must have knowledge of process assembly of semiconductor. Communication and managing skills are required.
Clean room manufacturing environment, experience working in cleanrooms and labs.
Exposure to medium to long term projects.
5+ years of experience within the semiconductor optics.
Experience with New Product Introduction. Strong verbal, written, presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Highly proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and statistical software.
Strong analytical and problem solving ability. Appreciation of both practical and theoretical methodologies.
Experienced in equipment selection, commissioning and process set-up.
Knowledge of troubleshooting guides, working documentation, safety.
Strong SPC and DOE skill set and experience.
Experience with Lean and 5S programs. Experience with Six Sigma.
Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
This position is located in the United States and will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
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