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Process Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #230
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

PROCESS ENGINEER ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Join a team in the fabrication of world class semiconductor based quantum mechanical nanodevices. Hands-on semiconductor wafer fabrication in a Class 10 cleanroom.
Develop or refine fabrication processes.
Troubleshoot and resolve process problems.
Work closely with senior technical staff to perform experiments, document experimental findings.
Collect and analyze experimental data.
Work with unit process engineers in order to fabricate wafer lots and execute experiments. 

EXPERIENCE DESIRED:
We value your 3 or more years’ Process Engineer experience and skill in hands-on processing of semiconductor devices and circuits.
Candidates should possess a proven track record of developing solutions to process development problems.
Our desired Process Engineer candidate with have experience with wet chemical etching; RIE/ICP etching; in-process electrical testing; PECVD deposition; SEM and or CD-SEM inspection of in process wafers.
Familiarity with sputter deposition of films, metal lift-off, patterning; experience with ellipsometry, surface profilometry and electrical characterization tools is desired. 

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED:
Processes associated with semiconductor device and IC fabrication; strong observation and documentation skills; ability to develop and maintain statistical process control (SPC) charts.
Knowledge of data plotting using Excel, JMP/Minitab or similar tools.
General computer skills with office productivity software such as Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both visual and hearing acuity. Must be able to work within a class 10 Cleanroom.
Must be able to work safely with and around potentially toxic and hazardous materials, chemicals and gases. Good hand eye coordination.
Must be able to work with little supervision and be a strong team player. 
 

EDUCATION DESIRED:
BS in Materials Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or related fields, OR equivalent experience. 
 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: U.S. citizenship is required. Willing to work 2nd shift (12:00pm - 9:00pm).


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
 
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA