Process Engineering R&D Technician

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Process Engineering R&D Technician

Cupertino, California Contract Job ID: 2310161742
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech is currently seeking a Process Engineering R&D Technician for our client in Cupertino, CA

Job Summary
Our client is looking for an extraordinary Process Engineering R&D Technician to join the PPO Engineering team. In this role you will work with multi-functional teams responsible for processing new devices. You will need to successfully collaborate closely with very hardworking engineers and technicians.

  • Design and execute experiments, collecting and organizing data.
  • Develop processes that can be scaled to initial pilot line.
  • Support wet processing coating techniques, including spin-coating, slot die coating and other large format coating techniques.
  • Support thin film patterning: lithography, etch, wet processing.
  • Characterize samples using metrology tools related to thin film characterization, as well as optical and electrical measurements.
  • Perform defect inspections, identify root cause, and develop process improvement techniques to improve yield.

Key Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Experience with semiconductor processing in a clean room environment (5+ years)
  • Manufacturing experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable learning how to operate new equipment and use new metrology techniques
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Highly organized, self-starter, strong team player
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet and presentation software, data analysis experience a plus
  • Familiarity with optics, light, and color science is preferable
BS in mechanical, material science, electronics, or engineering. (AS in engineering considered with relevant certifications/industrial experiences.)

Job Requirements
Hard skills:
  1. Process Engineering Experience
  2. Technical Experience (Optics/Light/Color Science)
  3. Data Analytics/Documentation Experience
  4. Excel/Keynote Experience
  5. Manufacturing
Soft skills:
  1. Great written and verbal communication skills
  2. Attention to detail
  3. Organized – Multi-tasker
  4. Self-starter

Years of Experience: 3-5 years of experience

More Details

PDS Tech Commercial, 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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