Process Engineering Section Director or Manager - exp in Photolithography and Etch (wet AND dry) or Metal Deposition and Thin films - 2 openings

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, begin the first day

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Bonus Eligible - Yes

Interview Travel Paid – Yes



EDUCATION - BS; Electrical, Chemical or Physics etc

EXPERIENCE - 5+ years in Manufacturing, Semiconductor

Photolithography and Etch (wet AND dry) or Metal Deposition and Thin films



This position is responsible for managing the Process Engineering staff.  It includes responsibility for controlled introduction of process changes that support yield improvement, quality improvement, new processes and cost reductions.  This position has a key influence within the organization on our quality culture, cost competitiveness and customer focus.


1. Provide a positive working environment and leadership for an effective Engineering team

2. Establish clear goals for that support the common goals of the company

3. Generation of process integration specifications

4. Integration of various process modules into a process flow


- Spec documentation including shop instructions, OCAP’s, process travelers, control plans, FMEA’s, reduction of customer issues and maverick lots

- Quality improvement and maintenance of ISO requirements

- Project planning and coordination

- Cost reduction by evaluating alternative solutions

- Work across the organization to improve yield, cost, cycle time and new products introduction

- Mentor and lead the module personnel.


• Bachelor’s in Electrical, Chemical or Physics.  Master’s preferred


• Familiarity with state-of-the art technologies in the semiconductor industry

• Good comprehension of Statistical Process Control systems, FMEA methodology, Design of experiments, Failure Analysis techniques, etc.

• Strong communication skills and collaborative ability across all operational levels

• Excellent presentation skills

• Strong influential leadership skills

• Solid problem solving and analytical skills

• Hands-on experience with semiconductor wafer processing equipment and materials, highly preferred