Process Engineer (Etch)
Location: Glenrothes, Scotland, United Kingdom
• Degree or equivalent in electrical and electronic engineering or physical science subject with proven experience as a Process Engineer in the semiconductor industry, working on etch equipment. • A thorough knowledge of semiconductor process technology. • Good level of commercial awareness. • Self motivating and able to use initiative. • Able to work well in teams either as a member or a leader. • Ability to communicate well with both technical and production personnel. • Must be good at problem solving. • Must be able to mentor/train technicians. • Must have sound understanding of SPC. • Must be able to make data driven decisions. • Knowledge and experience in any of the following: Tegal 901/903 etchers, Lam 490 etchers, Omega2 metal etcher, Silicon Carbide etching preferred This role will cover 24/7 for approximately 6 months, working 4 shifts on and 4 shifts off. Hours of work will be 7:30 am to 7:30 pm on Day Shift and 7:30 pm to 7:30 am on Night Shift, working 2 days and 2 nights. This shift will attract a 30% shift allowance. Hours of work after the 6 month period to be determined.
Salary: Not stated
Job Type: Permanent
Job ref no: 26898BR
In this role, you will work within the Process Engineering team to sustain and improve the processes involved in the manufacture of semiconductors.
• Maintain control of allocated wafer fabrication processes.
• Improve the capability of these processes.
• Identify and cure problems arising with these processes.
• Ensure accurate documentation (engineering and operator specifications) for these processes exists.
• Work on process improvement projects.
• Provide technical guidance for the process technicians.
• Evaluate new materials and production equipment required to improve these processes or for new processes.
• Develop and characterise new process stages to extend our capabilities and to document such work in technical reports.
• Compile technical reports.
• Advise manufacturing in the disposition of non-conforming material.
• Assist manufacturing as required to help meet the operational needs of the department.
• Demonstrate a proactive and CMI approach to improving processes and operating procedures.
Additional Company Information
Power & Control
Raytheon UK Manufacturing is an exciting place to work for top rated professionals who desire a challenging yet rewarding role.
With headquarters in Glenrothes, Scotland, the Power and Control business designs, develops and manufactures advanced power conversion products and electronic control systems. These consist of power management and distribution; missile guidance and control; AC-DC, DC-DC power supplies; motor control; power modules; hybrid microcircuits and semiconductors.
Our Innovative power solutions are a technology success story. The company is busy introducing new products from its own design centre in the UK and several complex products from Raytheon US.
The latest addition to our Power and Control portfolio is the development of High Temperature Silicon Carbide (HiTSic). This technology has potential applications in aerospace, energy and green-related industries as it enables integrated circuits and transistors to operate in temperatures of between 300°C - 400°C. This pioneering technology is also a first for the industry and demonstrates Raytheon’s commitment to growing its business and capabilities in the UK. With this technology, Raytheon has secured a genuinely world leading position.
Industrial Process and New Product Initiative (NPI) Engineers will be expected to introduce new products and develop processes to ensure components are capable of withstanding exceptional G-forces or extreme temperatures.
Our products must comply with strict mission assurance requirements as reliability and precision are essential to the performance of any system that relies on electrical actuation, from missile flight control to systems for radar, armoured vehicles and artillery. To our customers, product quality is paramount.
Established in 1960, Raytheon’s Glenrothes facility’s design and manufacturing capability includes semiconductor fabrication, substrate and microcircuit manufacture, printed circuit board assembly and unit build – a complete production resource for high-quality electronic subsystems, from wafer and chip to fully packaged units.
If you are looking for a role to enhance your career, in an environment which thrives on innovation as part of a long and distinguished history of technological development, then please apply.
Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.
The company employs 71,000 worldwide and more than 1,300 of them are based in the U.K. Raytheon has a U.K. heritage of more than 100 years, with a history of proven performance in the security, defence, government and commercial markets. Raytheon’s U.K. focus areas include our Proven Technology, Information Superiority, National Security and Government Training.
Raytheon delivers innovative technology that helps keep our nation’s forces safe and plays a critical role in our country’s safety and security. Raytheon is a global exporter to more than 80 nations worldwide, and continues to design and develop advanced technology in Britain, with operating sites in England, Wales, and Scotland.
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