Senior Principal Process Engineer- MEMS Electrodeposition

FormFactor, Inc.
Livermore, CA USA
Position Type: Part Time
Relocation Provided: Yes

Job Description:
This position will be responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of various advanced electrochemical processes used to manufacture advanced MEMS-based probe cards.

Primary job responsibilities:

Unit process development (including new plating chemistry evaluation), new design setup and new technology introduction.
Drive the ramp and scale-up of new deposition processes from prototype to high volume manufacturing in our state of the art MEMS fabrication facility.
Support the specification, evaluation and qualification of advanced electrodeposition tooling to improve process capabilities.
Troubleshooting, and overall process sustaining activities for MEMS electrochemical processes will be a part of the role.

Daily activities will include:
Analysis of data from production and engineering process runs
qualifying changes or additions to manufacturing toolsets and process flows
designing and executing engineering experiments to either resolve process excursions or to drive process performance improvements.

General responsibilities may include:
Managing the activities of 1 or more process technicians.
Statistical methods is required to establish robust process controls and healthy process capabilities, analyze process yield, and for experimental design and analysis.
Lead cross-functional projects to successfully solve complex unit process and/or integration challenges.

BS or MS in Chemical Engineering or Material Science
5+ years experience work in a Process Engineering group
Balanced and in-depth understanding of both the process physics and the underlying chemistry required to achieve a highly stable and predictive process.
Strong statistical analysis and use of methods is required.
Solid leadership of cross-functional projects


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