Graduate Etch Process Engineer - Newport

Additional Resources Ltd
09 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Etch Process Engineer - Newport

£Competitive Salary + Bonus + 33 Days Holiday + Pension

Key Words - graduate, plasma etch, process engineer, physics, chemistry

The Company

The company are an industry leader within the semi-conductor industry with an excellent reputation for training and development and a low turnover of staff due to staff satisfaction and career progression opportunities.

Primary Purpose of Role

Working as part of our Etch Samples team, the primary responsibilities of this role will be to develop plasma etch processes, and process customer wafers using etch demo equipment, documenting the work following completion of the sample processing.

This will involve working on a number of different process module types, generating new process recipes to meet the customer requirements, as well as an element hardware testing. Additional responsibilities will include writing technical reports for both internal and external use, generating IP submissions and supporting other business units as required.

This position will involve some international travel.

Key Responsibilities

Process Demonstrations.

• Demonstrate plasma etch processes to meet the agreed specification

• Assess results using analytical equipment and appropriate software packages

• Undertake problem solving and trouble-shooting

• Provide the product marketing department with regular updates on the progress of sample/demonstration work

• Develop good relationships with customers

• Summarise results in a written report or presentation

Process Development

• Develop processes in line with company products

• Varying the process parameters to optimise results

• Utilise various endpointing techniques to enhance process control

• Run marathon tests for new processes and equipment

• Contribute constructively to the work of project teams for new products and processes.

• Summarise results in a written report or presentation

• Write technical reports for patent applications

• Write technical papers for publication at conferences, seminars etc

Field Support

• Develop company processes to meet the agreed specification at customer sites

• Develop good customer relationships

Qualifications & Experience

Applicants will ideally be educated to Degree/Masters/PhD level in either a chemistry or physics discipline. Alternatively, applicants will have relevant experience of working with DRIE plasma etch equipment.

The successful candidate will have:

• Good analytical skills including the ability to carry out metrology such as SEM

• Knowledge of and ideally experience of using end point techniques

• Good communication skills

• The ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team

Postcode - Newport South East Wales

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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