Senior Design Engineer – Semiconductors

High Profile Resourcing Ltd
10 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Design Engineer – Semiconductors

Location: Bedfordshire

Salary: c.£50-60,000 + excellent benefits (+ relocation, if required)

For over seventy years, Bourns has been a leading global supplier of reliable high-quality electronic components and solutions, which have been designed into virtually every type of electronic system including automotive, telecommunications, computers and industrial applications.

Bourns offer exciting and challenging careers for growth-oriented professionals. Bourns Limited is based in Bedford and has an established reputation as a leading manufacturer of Circuit Protection Semiconductors, primarily serving the telecommunications industry. The Company is a key division of the Bourns Electronics Group, which is a significant player in the global market for Electronic Components and Integrated Solutions.

As part of their exciting growth strategy they are looking to appoint a Senior Design Engineer to join their team.

The role:

* To work with the Product Line Manager, sales and application engineers to create products that meet defined new product requirements.

* To demonstrate a deep understanding of Semiconductor Physics and high level of competency with, Design of Experiments, wafer fabrication technology and electrical testing to design, build and assess prototype products.

* Proficient user of Silvaco Computer Aided Design and layout tools

* To document & present proposals for new designs and design changes for review by the product development team and investigate any feedback on the product design to create an optimized device and process flow

* To work as part of the new product introduction team to achieve successful release of new products into production.

* To personally perform complex & novel work assignments pertaining to device modelling development, and qualification of complex technology and products.

* To complete all engineering documentation package including product data sheets, to support successful new product launch or product/process implementation IATF16949 standard or better.

* To perform & develop product characterization, test and failure analysis techniques supporting product development, enhancement, reliability and customer applications.

* To apply knowledge and experience of SPC, DOE, DFM, FMEA, six-sigma process in all products and processes.

* To provide engineering support for sustaining existing semiconductor products and ensure that new products may be converted from development to production status.

* To provide technical training to new engineering or plant personnel and consultations to other departments, companies and business units.

* To ensure the early participation of process and manufacturing engineering, purchasing & other functions in the development process.

* To solve problems (quality, performance and cost) related to products and processes using new materials, technologies, design, SPC, DOE or other techniques.

* To be informed on trends and developments in the electronics and surge protection industry through trade publications, trade shows, seminars or outside studies; performs other related duties as required

The person:

* Degree educated, or equivalent

* Proven experience in the semiconductor industry

* Knowledge of design, development and release of products

* Knowledge of surge protection & circuit protection devices

* Organised with the ability to prioritise multiple tasks & objectives

* High level of IT literacy

* Able to travel as required.

* A creative thinker with the ability to challenge the old ways and seek better ways of doing things.

* An exceptional communicator, both written and oral

To apply for this fantastic career opportunity please email your CV, or call for more details regarding this exceptional opportunity

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