Process Engineer

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridgeshire
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a Process Engineer for a client based near Huntingdon to improve the fabrication process of low volume printed electronics devices. You will:* Use appropriate statistical tools to identify failure modes and implement solutions to minimise risks and maximise yield.* Design experiments to test hypothesis, make recommendations to develop best practices and propose innovative solutions to improve production.* Provide process engineering support for current and new technology developments including biosensors and printed devices, focussing on process improvement, optimisation and control.* Identify process bottlenecks and implement solutions using Lean 6 Sigma methodologies.* Design and execute experiments to explore tool and process capabilities including device performance. When appropriate characterise new materials or consumables.* Problem solve biosensor and printed devices issues and challenges.* Understand the process flow for device manufacture including all ancillary activities that are required to complete manufacturing activities.* Where appropriate identify secondary suppliers and ensure continuity of existing suppliers. * Analyse and report device results using in-house software and Microsoft office packages.* Identify new approaches and architectures for novel organic electronic devices to expand the IP portfolio and potentially contribute to future revenues. Generate and keep records of new Intellectual Property.* Produce and deliver presentations to internal and external meetings.* Write reports of engineering investigations and studies.Qualification and Experience required:* Educated to PhD level, or alternatively with equivalent relevant experience in Physics, Engineering, Materials Science or a closely related subject* A Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, or demonstrable experience of continuous improvement results* Evidence of creative, inventive problem solving, with an aptitude for experimental work and with demonstrable experience of solving complex problems* Experience of process problem solving and design of process trials within a cleanroom or similar hi-tech production environment* Proactive and self-motivated with an ability to identify, promote and implement relevant activities, managing own time* The ability to operate independently in a laboratory environment* Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly with people from a variety of technical and non-technical backgrounds at different levels of the organisation* Knowledge and experience of CAD software and Minitab, or other statistics packages would be an advantage

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