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Material Research Engineer at Crystal IS, Inc. in Green Island, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

At Asahi Kasei we believe anyone can buy equipment or build a facility. It is our diverse team members around the globe who will enable us to develop ideas and technologies and capture the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. We look for candidates with a fresh perspective, people with a wide variety of skills who are creative thinkers, enjoy challenges and are driven to excel.

We are currently seeking applications to fill the following job opening at Crystal IS where we are partnering with customers to make the world a healthier, safer place with UVC LEDs that support disinfection and sensing applications around the world.

Crystal IS, Inc.

Job Description:

  • Provide technical leadership in the development and manufacture of aluminum nitride semiconductor substrates. Stay up to date on aluminum nitride and semiconductor research.
  • Translate future production and device requirements into process and materials requirements. Develop and plan technical programs in the area of AlN crystal growth to meet those requirements.
  • Execute technical programs through crystal growth furnace operation, material and substrate characterization. Provide technical direction to resolve difficult problems utilizing test results, analytical data, sound statistical methodology and problem-solving tools.
  • Work closely with operations, safety, quality, device fabrication, etc. on the impact and implementation. Provide key process and equipment parameters for the implementation of newly developed processes. Assist in troubleshooting equipment and system issues (support production engineers).
  • Communicate progress and results to cross-sectional audience through presentations, work instructions and documentation.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Applied Physics, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years engineering experience.
  • Strong engineering fundamentals with some experience in semiconductor processes (crystal growth, substrate processing, characterization and/or semiconductor manufacturing)
  • Demonstrated track record of successful project execution
  • Experience with statistical data analysis tools (JMP, Excel, etc.)
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, able to manage multiple projects with strong written and verbal communication skills.

We believe a diverse workforce is crucial to our growth as a global supplier of advanced materials. Asahi Kasei is an equal opportunity employer.