Position title
Process Development Engineer
Description

This role is key to supporting the transfer of technology into production through strong liaison between the Research and Production teams and application of sound process engineering techniques.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
  • Apply process engineering knowledge to the fabrication and scale up of graphene based sensors, semiconductor devices.
  • Collect and analyse process data to aid optimisation of the production process and support research and development projects
  • Support the team as required with the daily management of activities
  • Manage individual projects, as set out by our technology roadmap and new product development processes
  • Compile updates for management team reviews
  • Document & implement R&D practices, approaches & policies
  • Work with external partners and manage their contributions where necessary
  • Effectively communicate results to a wider audience across the business
  • Provide timely, reliable support to our research, development, and production teams
Education & Qualifications
  • At least a 2:1 degree level in relevant subject; engineering, physics, materials science, etc, or suitable equivalent experience
Experience
  • Experience of working in a research or production facility developing new products, ideally in a semiconductor / electronic devices environment
  • Semiconductor device fabrication
  • Background of device packaging
  • Experience of working with large datasets and statistical analysis packagers such as JMP or Minitab
Skills & Knowledge
  • Understanding of basic electrical and electronic engineering
  • Strong applied, hands-on capabilities
  • Considered and organised approach to tasks, methodical and diligent
  • Capability to grasp quickly new scientific concepts and technologies
  • Exceptional team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to reflect, learn from mistakes and respond positively to feedback
  • Ability to handle several ongoing projects, and can prioritise and organise own workload
  • Capability to work autonomously and make considered decisions

Communication:

  • Ability to communicate at all levels with both internal and external contacts
  • Ability to present information clearly and appropriately for the audience

Additional factors:

  • Respect and adherence to confidentiality and critical matters
  • UK Driving licence

Experience of the following would be an advantage but not essential:

  • Active interest in 2D materials
  • Experience of formal troubleshooting techniques, e.g. 6-Sigma, 8D, FMEA
  • Understanding of H&S regulations and ISO 9001 certification
  • Management of outsourced semiconductor fabrication
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Somersham
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