Metrology Semiconductor Process Engineer - San Diego, CA

Location: Carlsbad,, CA
Date Posted: 07-26-2017
Metrology Semiconductor Process Engineer - San Diego, CA
Leading technology company is seeking an experienced metrology engineer to contribute to the refinement of its Quantum Photonic Imager (QPI®) microfabrication process. They have demonstrated a fabrication process for leading-edge emissive microdisplays based on wafer-level processing of semiconductor and compound semiconductor materials.  This metrology engineer will perform material and device characterization, refine inspection procedures, perform data analysis, and train process staff in characterization tool use and data interpretation. Engineer will further support the company’s research and development efforts at its Nanotechnology Laboratory. 
This position includes routine process characterization in a clean room processing environment, and requires strict adherence to clean room safety and cleanliness protocols.  This position requires demonstrated mastery with commercially available metrology tools including optical microscopes, scanning electron microscopes, thin film characterization tools, and atomic force microscopes. The metrology engineer will work with their semiconductor process engineers and scientists, develop work instructions, and implement best practices to ensure process stability while supporting continuous improvement efforts.  The successful candidate will be an essential team member for processing and bringing novel semiconductor photonic technology designs from early R&D stages to production and manufacturing in a total team effort.
The semiconductor manufacturing engineer duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Familiarizing self with QPI R&D process flow and metrology tool set
  • Development of metrology process step instructions
  • Calibration of metrology tools
  • Characterization of QPI materials and devices
  • Interpretation and statistical analysis of metrology data
  • Training of new and current process team members in metrology tool use and inspection step execution
  • Identification of superior metrology tools and techniques to improve the quality of QPI devices
  • Coordination with third parties for limited metrology efforts using tools not currently possessed by company
Skills /Experience:
  • Minimum five years’ experience with wafer-scale metrology in a semiconductor processing environment
  • Strong understanding of scanning electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and optical thin film measurement techniques
  • Mastery of statistical analysis tools including JMP or Minitab
  • Able to keep detail process records and communicate results to team members and management
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and electronic English communication skills
  • Must be a confident user of Microsoft Office and web browser software
Education Requirements:
College degree in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science. Advanced degree Preferred

To Apply: Please email your resume for immediate consideration to:
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
3050 Rue D'Orleans #317
San Diego, CA 92110
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