Process Engineer, Epitaxial GrowthLocation: East CoastClient Company currently has the need for a Process Engineer to support their Epitaxial growth team. Inthis role you would be part of a team that is responsible for the MOCVD epitaxial growth for III-Nitridebased LED products.Shift: 2nd Shift + 1 Weekend Day (2PM-11PM Tues- Sat or Sun-Thurs)Summary:Client is seeking a resourceful, hands-on, problem solving Process Development Engineer with thecapacity to quickly grasp and resolve a wide range of technical challenges. The ideal candidate will thrivein a fast paced, deadline-oriented atmosphere and be capable and willing to work in a team of scientists,engineers and technicians.Responsibilities: 24x7 MOCVD reactor & process ownership. Set-up, scheduling, and evaluation of LED production runs. Data driven process decision making based on timely and thorough data analysis. Process improvement through designed experimentation. Yield improvement through identification and elimination of yield limiters. Mentoring, coaching, and training of process technicians.Minimum Requirements: BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or Chemical Engineering. Willingness to work on second shift (2PM-12AM) and weekend rotations. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder. Must have a “Whatever it takes” attitude.Preferred Qualifications: MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or Chemical Engineering. Undergrad GPA of 3.3 or better, graduate GPA of 3.5 or better. Thin film deposition or MOCVD experience. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of SPC and experimental design.
Process Engineer, Wafer FabLocation: East CoastImagine your impact on the world’s energy resources as you help us create new LED lighting productsthat will reduce the damaging effects of energy inefficiency on our economies and environments. ClientCompany currently has an opening for a Process Development Engineer within our LED’s Wafer FabR&Dgroup.Summary:In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop, design and fabricate LED chips for customers.You will be involved in process development on new equipment platforms and improvement of existingprocesses. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, hands-on, resourceful problem-solvers with thecapacity to quickly grasp and resolve a wide range of technical issues through the implementation ofpractical solutions to complicated problems.You will transfer new processes and equipment into high volume manufacturing sites. You also get towork with the industry leaders to develop photolithography, metal and dielectric deposition, wet and dryetching, electrical testing and novel LED processes.Requirements: BS or MS in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics or other relevant Physical Science major. Ability to work with minimal guidance. Strong problem solving abilities. Willing to work outside the scope of normal job duties and past experience. Willing to work 2nd Shift + One Weekend Day.Preferences: 3+ years wafer fab process engineering experience in a high-volume semiconductor environment. Experience with or the ability to learn and perform as necessary all tasks related to LED processing, including: dry and wet etching, metal and dielectric deposition, photolithography, mask layout and design, electrical and optical device characterization, wafer thinning, wafer bonding. Strong working knowledge of SPC and DOE principles and methods. Familiarity with Access and JMP. Optoelectronic device experience.
Sr. Mechanical EngineerLocation: CaliforniaThe Senior Mechanical Engineer is a dynamic, highly individual contributor who will take on mechanical,optical, and thermal design of complex lighting products. In this position, you will interface with vendorsand cross-functional teams to evaluate and implement designs, materials, and manufacturing for newproduct developments and continuous improvement of existing products. You will work closely withdesign, quality, reliability, compliance, product, and marketing engineers in a core team environment tocreate cutting-edge products and ensure reliability and compliance with industry standards.Responsibilities: Design and develop mechanical systems and solutions for LED based lamps. Complete 3-D CAD design. Generate engineering documentation such as design reports, BOMs, fabrication and assembly drawings, assembly and test procedures, qualification reports, etc.. Ensure all products comply with regulatory requirements such as UL, CE, and EMC standards. Work creatively, efficiently, and quickly with cross functional teams, external vendors, applications, marketing and manufacturing groups. Prototype assembly and testing for new products, design improvements, and tools/fixtures. Provide weekly status on engineering schedule, progress and issues. Work to resolve and provide timely information to affected parties of any slippage in schedule. Actively contribute to engineering processes, tools, and infrastructure.Requirements: Expert user of SolidWorks. Experience with tightly packaged electronics with extreme thermal and mechanical constraints. Experience with the unique challenges of high-volume product design. Experience with completion of a full cycle of product development from concept to mass production. Thermal and/or optical design experience a plus. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional teams including engineering, sales, quality, finance and operations. BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering and minimum 5 years relevant working experience.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated, proactive, entrepreneurial and highly innovative, can-do attitude, resourceful problem solver, comfortable in a fast-moving and highly dynamic environment. Experience with Agile, Arena, or equivalent PLM software.Sr. Driver EngineerLocation: CaliforniaClient is searching for an experienced, self-motivated senior electrical engineer capable of bringing up aproduct from its marketing specifications to its volume production. The candidate should be familiarwith state of the art in LED driving technology and its associated standards and agency complianceregulations.Experience and Skills: Understand LED driver technology. Know techniques in accommodating dimming capability. Design skill in passing EMI and safety. Schematic entry and layout. Capable of working alone on bench to debug out issues. Generate necessary reports for production and customer support. At least 10 years in LED and power management related experience.Characterization EngineerLocation: California Evaluate performance and interactions of packaging materials in novel high power LEDs. Develop experiments to determine root cause materials interactions as they relate to performance and reliability of LED devices. Develop custom tools to measure specific materials parameters to guide development directions with vendors. Establish strong working relationships with materials vendors to optimize organic and inorganic packaging materials to achieve company performance and reliability goals.
Present Experimental results and suggest material improvement paths for improved efficiency and reliability for products.Experience: MS Engineering Degree; Chemical Engineering or Materials Science preferred but will strongly consider all qualified applicants. Minimum of 3 years of experience with concentrations in any of the following areas: Organic/Inorganic materials handling and characterization. Luminescent materials characterization. Electrical, optical and thermal characterization of semiconductor devices. Experience in optical Characterization of Materials. Familiarity with optical fibers, integrating spheres, detector technologies (ccd, PMT, PD etc), Light sources (LEDs, Lasers and monochromater based lamps). Experience with safe use and operation of high intensity light sources, LEDs, Lamps and Lasers. Experience with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and Project), general computer expertise.Skills: Strong hands-on ability to ensure proper experimental build, test and report for Luminescent Materials Lab. Conceptual sketching or visual communication skills. Hands on experience with creating prototypes for experimentation and testing.Process EngineerLocation: CaliforniaClient Company is seeking a senior lithography process engineer for their manufacturingteam. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, hands-on, resourceful problem-solvers with the capacity to quickly grasp and resolve a wide range of technical issuesthrough the implementation of practical solutions to complicated problems.You will develop, integrate, refine, and sustain lithography processes for both LEDs andLasers, with metrics ranging from yield to throughput to cost to reliability: Responsible for stability of litho processes, equipment, and metrology associated with fabrication of semiconductor laser and LED product. Responsible for continuous improvement of processes (control, throughput, etc.). Champion the use of Best-Known MFG practices. Work closely with thin-film, etch, and back-end engineers to solve problems and advance the state-of-the-art.
Work with R&D engineers to develop manufacturing processes to enable the commercialization of next-generation devices. Hands-on management of the above – significant time on the fab floor.Requirements: MS or PhD in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant Physical Science major. 7 years semiconductor industry experience. Experience with one or more of the following processes: positive and negative resist coat and develop, exposure via contact alignment and stepper, CD and overlay metrology, metal liftoff, dry etching, resist strip. Ability to work with minimal guidance. Willing to work outside the scope of normal job duties and past experience.Preferences: 7+ years wafer fab process engineering experience in a high-volume semiconductor environment. Strong working knowledge of SPC and DOE principles and methods. Familiarity with Access and JMP. Familiarity with compound semiconductor processing. Familiar with and the ability to learn and perform as necessary all tasks related to LED processing, including: dry and wet etching, metal and dielectric deposition, wafer thinning and singulation, electrical and optical device characterization. Optoelectronic device experience.Quality ManagerLocation: CaliforniaThe Quality Manager is responsible for international and domestic product quality levels, systems,people and improvements. This leadership role will be challenged with creating alignment of focusbetween teams, upgrading strategic goals of the department, improving effectiveness of companycollaboration and driving quality improvements in offshore and domestic manufacturing operations. Thescope of this role includes quality engineering, design for quality/new products, quality systems,customer feedback management and the internal corrective action system, incoming inspection,production quality, supplier quality, shipping audit, ongoing reliability testing, RMA, and offshore (Asia)contract manufacturing support.Duties:
Improve on-going reliability of products; Act as internal ORT resource pool, collect customer related failure data and drive resolution at root cause level, administer CAR/DR/MRB. Establish the plans for continuous training and skill upgrading, set goals, measures and establish a method for recording the progress. Develop supplier quality systems. Develop cost of quality metrics, set goals, milestones, and a road map to reduce cost of quality. Champion ISO and set the example of following our procedures and changing them when required. Contribute to product design by acting as the voice of the customer, end user, installer and producer. Drive warranty costs lower; monitor and develop early warning signals from returns. Manage quality metrics creating improvement action plans. Develop the team; improving quality and productivity mindset in the company.Required Skills: A minimum of five years of relevant, professional level experience. Engineer or engineering background with an insatiable appetite for understanding how and why things work. Second nature process improvement thinking and actions. Demonstrates collaborative problem solving skills. Open to new ideas, methods, techniques and approaches. Strong leadership that has effectively worked to change thinking of leaders, peers, and line employees across a business unit or company. Willingness and ability to take responsibility for problems, create resolution plans and drive solution to implementation and completion. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Access. BS Engineering.Desired Skills: Experience working in a higher-level QMS (ISO 9001, QS 9000, etc.) Electronics manufacturing background. Offshore contract manufacturing. Lean/Six Sigma certified.