Process Engineer

Location: Fremont, CA, United States
Date Posted: 03-20-2018
Quantum Global Technologies, LLC (QGT) business units QuantumClean® and ChemTrace® are the largest semiconductor chamber part tool ultra-high purity (UHP) cleaning, coating and analytical testing companies in the world.  At QGT, we don’t make the computer chips (our customers do) but we make the manufacturing process run better by providing UHP chamber tool parts.
 
With fantastic growth, an impressive 18-year history and a focus on people, innovation, and creativity, it’s an exciting time to join QGT!  Our leadership is strong and with the right people on board, we’re taking our business to the next level. There is a tremendous opportunity here for hard working, dedicated, and ambitious people like you who want to work with the leaders in the industry. You can be part of the driving force behind QGT’s success. Come work with us!

We are seeking an energetic and motivated team player to fill a Process Engineer role to join our fast-paced, company-wide Processing Engineering Team.  This role provides sustaining engineering support to wet and mechanical cleaning operations.  Responsible for maintenance of process SOP’s and for processing personnel training.  Assists with new process development and continuous improvement activities. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (other duties may be assigned)
  • Develops and maintains travelers, inventory sheets, drawings, etc. as necessary to support production workload.
  • Develops/maintains/evaluates production tooling (fixtures, baskets, etc.) required for efficient, effective part processing.
  • Monitors and maintains production equipment (tanks, pumps, heaters, etc.) and participate in equipment replacement/specification efforts as required.
  • Ensures compliance to existing operating procedures and recommends revisions as appropriate.
  • Monitors effectiveness of production processes and support problem resolution as it relates to technical evaluation of parts processed.
  • Monitors compliance to the material specification database for process materials (chemistry, gases, blast media, etc.). 
  • Monitors/maintains process controls (pressures, temperatures, concentration, contamination, etc.) through SPC.  Ensures that process measurements fall within the control limits and the overall process CPKs comply with the divisional limits.
  • Maintains/monitors work environments to ensure they are adequate for the tasks being performed, preserve safe work practices, and meet housekeeping requirements.
  • Develops/assists in development of training materials, examinations, agendas, and schedules required for personnel training/certification.
  • Participates in customer audits, complaint resolution, cost analysis/time study as they relate to sales/marketing efforts.
  • Participates in internal/external audits, CAPA resolution, defect/problem analysis, preventive action activities, etc.
  • Participates in established committees as assigned (technical committee, safety committee, environmental committee, etc.)
  • Supervises site monthly qualification cleanliness testing.  Ensures that process results fall between the specification limits.
  • Liaises with Engineering Manager or Core Engineering Group to ensure effective procedures and BKMs are implemented at the sites.
 Required Qualifications/Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field with at approximately two years experience within the engineering function of semiconductor processing or systems manufacturing company. 
  • Familiar with process controls, technical report writing, customer skills, critical cleaning technology, semiconductor processing, coating technologies, and CAD implementation. 
  • MS Office
  • Familiar with tools such as DOE and RSM, SPC, FMEA, RFC methodology
 Preferred Qualifications/Skills:
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science
  • Lean manufacturing experience/Green Belt
 Interpersonal Skills:
  • Strong problem solving
  • Self directed
  • Accountable
  • Good communication skills, with difficult customers
Education/Certification/License:
  • Engineering Degree (Chemical, materials, or mechanical) 
Travel Requirement:   
  • <20%
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