Development Engineer IV

Job Description
Auto req ID 6456BR
Business Unit Name Imaging Components Business
Location-State Utah
Location-City Salt Lake City
Job Type Regular
The candidate must be a highly motivated individual who will play a key role in the Cesium Iodide: Thallium Iodide deposition on amorphous silicon arrays. Develop and sustain production processes and tools in the thin films / dielectric group to ensure smooth production flow. Experience in one or more of the following areas desired: sputter deposition, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), thin film evaporation or implant. Drive continuous improvement projects to minimize processing issues and improve productivity. The potential candidate will have intimate knowledge of SPC and its role in manufacturing. Key responsibility will include developing deposition processes and Cp/Cpk improvement of all critical processes. Conceive and plan cost reduction projects, while ensuring quality products. Qualify new tools for production, including documentation, training and certification of operators/technicians. Work closely with the Advanced Process Development group on future technologies. Some travel may be required.

The Process Staff Engineer will be responsible for sustaining the production processes and tools for Salt Lake City operations. Having wide-ranging experience uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Always exercises good judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining desired results. Must be able to work in fast-paced operations with the ability to handle several challenges at the same time, have excellent organizational, project management and people skills. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments, and provides guidance to other personnel.
EEO Policy Varian is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Requirements Knowledge/Skills Requirements:
Process sustaining expertise in a wafer manufacturing environment
Process characterization and optimization using DOE methodology
Statistical Process Control
Outstanding communication skills (verbal, interpersonal, written)
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Must be a strong team player, detail oriented, and perform well under pressure
Knowledge of M/PCpS and FMEA desired

Typical Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience) and 8 years of related experience or Masters Degree with 6 years of related experience.
Percentage of Travel Required 0-25%


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