Prin. Wafer Fab Process Integration Engineer
Tempe, Arizona, United States
Mar 28, 2018
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**A Day in A Life**
Medtronic is the world’s premier medical company, providing patient benefits around the globe. The Tempe Arizona Microelectronic Solutions location is looking for a Principal Process Integration Engineer. The Tempe site is applying wafer fabrication process towards medical device fabrication and this role provides opportunities to solve novel material and processing technical challenges. This role will be responsible for the development, deployment, and sustaining of wafer and medical device manufacturing processes.
·Drive defect reduction across the operation/device. Work with process owners and operations to identify and eliminate sources of variation.
·Responsible for driving material handling processes to eliminate defects and handling issues.
·Lead the development and implementation of business systems and processes such as: (i) process monitors and statistical control processes, (ii) recipe control and material traceability, and (iii) holistic material handling/fixtures
·Develop, characterize, and specify processes that integrate well into a process technology for use in the medical device business. The developed processes need to provide robust and stable solutions for yield and reliability concerns.
·Utilize Best-Known-Methods for wafer and device processes.
·Drive definition of requirements in concert with stakeholders. Use design of experiments and applicable tools to ensure robust process capability.
·Provide detailed engineering analysis and documentation to support process deployment and ramp into volume manufacturing.
·Meet operational attainment of Safety, Quality, and Service goals.
·Drive projects to successful completion using Project Management skills. Utilize technical skills associated with Six Sigma, Lean, DRM/DFSS and other appropriate improvement techniques to drive continuous improvement.
·Follow established procedures to perform detailed, accurate, and compliant engineering documentation for Master Validation Plans, pFMEA, Equipment Installation, Characterization, Qualification and Validation activities.
·Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies, or governmental regulations.
·All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
·Identify and work to remove barriers that slow or prevent the successful completion of projects
·All other duties as assigned.
·B.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science, or similar technical discipline.
·7+ years of direct manufacturing experience with wafer fab based processes, microelectromechanical systems, or similar work experience. 5+ years with Advanced Degree.
**Nice to Have**
·Ph.D. or M.S. in Chemistry, Materials Science, or similar technical disciple.
·Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Master Black Belt, or equivalent knowledge, investment, and experience in design for reliability and manufacturing.
·Knowledge and experience of wafer fabrication and medical device technologies
·Project management experience.Direct experience developing and deploying wafer fabrication process technologies, with relevant experience with process characterization, design of experiments, statistical process control, and data analysis methodologies.
·Strong verbal and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to work in a highly cross-linked technical work environment.
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**Physical Job Requirements**
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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