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Associate Process Engineer

Redmond, Washington Contract Job ID: 1910102100
Estimated Duration: 24 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Associate Process Engineer, in Redmond, WA.

  • Work closely with the research, engineering and facility staff to execute prescribed design of experiments, and process runs.
  • Operate Lithography, Clean, Deposition, Metrology, and/or Plasma tooling to test processes and build novel electro-optical devices.
  • Utilize AFM, SEM, profilometry, or other metrology tools to characterize substrate and its topography to assist with the fabrication flow.
  • Document and communicate deviations from the process expectations.
  • Follow all safety protocols. Identify gaps in protocol and make recommendations for improvement proactively.
  • Document the results of the characterization.
  • Support staff for tool modifications and maintenance.
Must Have Skill/ Non negotiable 
  • Comfortable working in a clean room environment.
  • Basic understanding of SPC (statistical process control).
Understanding of semiconductor processes & support metrology. 
  • Have used tools in school.
  • Experience using tooling such as: lithography equipment, Spectrometer, ellipsometer, deposition tools, etc...
Able to execute work accurately on a standard test protocols. ATTENTION TO DETAIL
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Competent in using messenger and communication devices.
Very good knowledge of personal computer, MS Office.
  • experience in excel: Pivot tables, trend charts.
Proved ability to identify and recover from unexpected fab tool malfunctioning; read, understand and utilize tool manuals
  • Comfortable using chemicals.
Wish List
  • 5+ years of experience as semiconductor technician preferred.
  • Knowledge of SEM, AFM and other characterization tools.
  • Knowledge of deposition, plasma, and patterning tools.
  • (Preferred) Bachelor's in Materials, Science, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or related subject preferred.
  •  Associates degree (minimum).
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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