Design Specialist / Engineering Associate (Designer)

East Bay, (none selected) | Contract

Post Date: 07/06/2016 Job ID: 1041

Major Responsibilities:


  • Perform world class Mechanical Design and validation of semiconductor reactor and support systems according to functional and engineering specifications that meet performance, quality, reliability, cost and schedule targets.

    • Drive designs to meet engineering design specifications required to develop state of the art thin film technologies.

    • Evaluate concept alternatives in a methodical and structured manner and provide recommendations of best alternatives for mechanical design solutions.

    • Work effectively in a cross functional team environment with internal and external partners to develop new hardware for state of the art thin film deposition technologies

    • Work closely with Mechanical Engineering Staff and Supplier Engineering Function and supervise vendors for robust manufacturing of semiconductor reactor components and support systems.

    • Assist in the development of testing criteria and execution of validation of engineered designs

    • Ownership and accountability for the generation of detailed engineering documentation required to effectively manufacture components and subsystems in a volume manufacturing and prototype basis.

  • Technical leadership and mentoring of other mechanical designer resources in organization.

  • Contribute to efficiency improvements of mechanical design best practices in the organization.

  • Continued self-improvement of skills.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Technical Certificate or Equivalent on mechanical design is required with 8+ years of Semiconductor experience.

  • Solid understanding of semiconductor mechanical design for components/subsystems, and support systems, including proven experience in the manufacturing of machined parts, sheet metal, large assy management, plastics, etc.

  • Proven track record of technical designer level leadership with the ability to provide guidance to other mechanical designers and detailed documentation offshore staff.

  • Proven track record of generating and executing program schedules thoroughly and on time.

  • Proficiency with major CAD Engineering Tools.

  • Proficiency with ANSI Y14.5 and Geometric Tolerance Standards and their use.

  • Proficiency with tolerance stack up analysis methods

  • Proven problem solving skills either intuitive or based on structured methods (Fish Bone, 8D, 5 Whys, etc.)

  • Ability to effectively work in a highly leveraged fast paced environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent technical presentation skills

  • Proficiency with New Product Development Design best practices, including design engineering process AND design validation

  • Ability to manage his/her own time and projects

  • Positive “Can-Do” attitude and energy

  • Familiarity with Basic FEA model needs for Structural and Thermal Design

  • Familiarity / Proficiency with MOCVD / ALD Technology Systems, Components and Engineered Designs

  • Proficiency with ProE

  • ProPDM and/or ProIntralink experience

  • FMEA basic understanding

  • Structured Trade-Off Analysis Methods

  • Design for Manufacturability and Reliability methods

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