Implant or Diffusion or Metals or Etch Process Engineers needed   

We do not expect any one person to have all these skills, we are flexible in the role and resource

 Greater KC Area


Not too long ago CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked this location/town 44th on its list of the 100 Best Cities to reside in the United States.

The ranking improved to 27th more recently as well


Benefits - Full

Eligible for Benefits, including 401(k) date of hire

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for the ideal candidate

Bonus Eligible - Yes

Interview Travel Reimbursed Yes


 5+ to 7 years of experience

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Must have a minimum of 5 years semiconductor experience working in a manufacturing environment


Environment   Work in a team environment consisting of engineers, maintenance technicians and operators, requiring written and verbal communication skills. Ability to improve process control and robustness to reduce scrap, rework and hold lots.  Must be able to formulate action plan and track results.  Our 24x7 manufacturing facility maintains channels of communication across all shifts, documentation in the form of FMEA, ECN, TECN and SWR.

-Direct wafer fabrication, hands-on operation and tool ownership

-Work independently or in small teams

-Direct experience with 24x7 factory on-call

-Small company environment with strong corporate support


-Requires a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics or a related field.

-Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years experience working in a semiconductor manufacturing facility.

Expectations   Expected to identify significant components of variability and perform tests and establish methods/processes to control and/or reduce variation. Typical topics include: tool availability, process stability, process output characteristics, process yield, performance yield, unit cycle time. Candidate should be able to demonstrate their ability to drive product and process improvement studies by evaluating process control wafers and process characterizations as needed. 

-Familiarity and experience with standard industry practices

-Strong chemical and physics background are required.

-Create written operational procedures mentor / train operators

-Provide recommendations to reduce cost and improve yield, quality and throughput

-Ability to reduce raw data into logical conclusions

-SPC and DOE


Take responsibility for sustaining and improving the Implant area of the fab by developing process steps and maintaining a high level of quality in the fabrication of discrete components.  We are a 24x7 manufacturing facility.  Key focus of this position is on tool ownership and improvement, unit process step ownership and improvement, module sustaining, WIP movement and development of new process.


-Semiconductor experience with Schottky Diodes, Zener Diodes, Switching Diodes, Transistors, and BJT Devices is preferred


Implant Process Engineer, - Varian 180XP, Varian E500, Nova NV10, Eaton 3206 implanters and Mattson Steag RTA tools.

-Experience in Ion Implant and Rapid Thermal Anneal.


Diffusion Process Engineer, - operation of BTI horizontal furnaces and Apex control systems, Applied Materials RPCVD, Novellus PECVD, AST/Steag TRP, FSI Mercury, transfer tools and related metrology.

-Experience in Diffusion / Oxidation, Anneal, CVD and PECVD plasma processing and high vacuum systems.


Metals Process Engineer- Varian 3180, 3190, 3280 and 3290 sputter tools, Anelva evaporators, Tegal Endeavor, and related metrology equipment.

-Solid understandings of plasma processing, high vacuum systems, and PVD.


Etch Process Engineer, - AMAT P5000 Dry Etchers, Wet Benches, Semitool Sirius Ozone Stripper, Semitool Spray Acid Tools, SVG coater and developer tracks, Canon MPA projection aligners, Canon 2500 i3 stepper.

-Solid understanding of Metal etch using both wet and dry techniques.  Metal films are Mo, Cr, NiPt, Al, AlSi, AlSiCu, Ti, NiV, Au.

-Experience in Wet and Dry Etch.