Mechanical Process Engineer - R&D

Redlen Technologies

Redlen Technologies

Saanichton, BC V8M, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Mechanical Process Engineer - R&D

Redlen Technologies Inc., 868120585, Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada Req #110
Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Why Redlen Technologies?

Redlen Technologies is a pioneering company that has revolutionized the semiconductor crystal growth and fabrication process.

At Redlen Technologies, innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Our founder's visionary work with the Canadian Space Agency laid the foundation for our groundbreaking Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) sensors, revolutionizing medical imaging, security imaging, and non-destructive testing. We are driving a quantum leap forward in medical CT scanners, elevating diagnostic accuracy while reducing radiation dose– a technological feat that has earned us global recognition. With a commitment to excellence, we have earned the trust of Fortune 500 industry customers, leading to our acquisition by Canon Inc. for $430M– a testament to our industry leadership.

With over 200 dedicated professionals, we take pride in fostering a work environment where Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals thrive. As an equal opportunity employer we demonstrate that diversity drives innovation, and we are passionate about building a future where every employee contributes to our mission-driven success.

Job Description
The Process Development Engineer, R&D position is an intermediate level role best suited for someone driven to use a scientific approach to determine the root cause of problems and find practical solutions. The role itself will require hands-on skill with semiconductor manufacturing tools, combined with advanced data analyses capabilities.
Reporting to Manager, R&D Process Development, the successful applicant will assume a key role in the development, fabrication and characterization of the company’s semiconductor radiation detector products. Responsibilities will include a set of the activities listed below as fits the team’s needs and candidate’s background:

  • Core Focus: Lap and Polish, Dicing, Flip Chip Bonding (both conductive epoxy and solder)
  • Developing and optimizing semiconductor fabrication processes such as dicing, lapping, polishing, deposition, photolithography and etching
  • Designing and executing Design of Experiments (DOE), conducting statistical analysis of data for process optimization and generating clear, concise reports and presentations
  • Organizing process runs and fabricating sensors to execute experiments, gain process statistics and to fulfill prototype deliverables
  • Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for various device fabrication processes and material/device characterization instruments
  • Developing process automation solutions to improve process quality and reduce process cost
  • Performing failure analysis and troubleshooting of non-conforming manufactured product to determine root cause as required
  • Providing support for training and certification of Technicians
  • Conducting performance testing of materials and devices and providing feedback to crystal growth and product manufacturing
  • Driving the tech transfer function between R&D and Manufacturing
Required Experience
  • Demonstrable Hands-on experience with processes noted in the Core Focus above
  • Mechanical process/product development and engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experimental Design experience using ANOVA and/or DOE
Skills/Additional requirements
  • An understanding of Semiconductor Physics or relevant Material Properties
  • A very hands-on and innovative individual that works well in a team environment
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to work with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and self-motivation
Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in mechanical engineering, nanotechnology, material science, electrical engineering, physics, applied physics, chemical engineering, chemistry, or other scientific field with relevant industry experience.

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