Edwards Vacuum Hillsboro, Oregon is searching for a Senior Applications Engineer to join the team! The mission is to identify and create solution packages to address the various chemistry needs in semiconductor processes and help customers achieve longer mean-time-between-service and maximize wafer yields.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Calculate solution options using pressure vapor curves and process chemistry properties for various semiconductor processes offering several total cost of ownership models for solution selection
Work with database for tool-based solutions addressing chemical process needs
Develop training for local application engineers on solutions for various systems
Identify opportunities and trends in semiconductor processes to input to the product manager for product roadmap generation
Visit customer sites to assist in complicated solution packages
Acquire information to assist in market data understanding
Produce AIB (application information bulletins) to share best known methods and produce applications-based documentation to share knowledge (training)
Oversee/consult CIP (continuous improvement projects) in difficult condensable projects
Attend applications meetings to gain knowledge and provide feedback to product manager and team
Work with product manager to assist in developing value propositions for Customers
Education / Experience / Skills:
Degree in engineering/chemistry/materials or equivalent experience
8+ years’ experience in related field. Semiconductor industry experience a plus
Understands Semiconductor processes and their chemistries
Proficient in MS excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Up to 50% travel required
Good Fit Criteria:
Identify and understands customer needs and how related to own work.
Foster environment of customer satisfaction
Achieve long-term sustainable relationships with customers
Develops concepts and methodologies based on his/her experience
Shares expertise and knowledge with others
Transfers expertise onto others
Persist in facing obstacles and deal constructively with setbacks; taking accountability.
Take initiative to drive continuous improvement actions
Effects change without direct exercise of command or where persuasion is required
Speaks and writes clearly, articulate concepts well, and makes self-understood
Edwards Ltd is part of the Atlas Copco Group and are world leaders in the supply of pumps and gas abatement equipment to the semiconductor industry.
This exciting new role is with the Thermal Management Solutions product group; strategically located in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA near major customers. The Thermal Management Solutions team supports Edward’s global operations and a wide variety of semiconductor customers. Innovation, creativity, and customer focused solutions are a core part of this division and we are seeking skilled individuals to add to the team’s capabilities.
Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products,
exhaust management systems and related value-added services. Edwards solutions are
integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells.
They are also used within an increasingly diverse range of industrial processes including power,
glassand other coating applications; steel and other metallurgy; pharmaceutical and chemical;
and for scientific instruments in a wide range of R&D applications.
Edwards has over 4,000 employees worldwide engaged in the design, manufacture and support
of high technology vacuum and exhaust management equipment. Edwards has state-of-the-art
manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia and North America.