Process Engineer I - Military veterans preferred

2019-12-07
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Midland
Canada

We are looking for a Process Engineer I to join our team!

An ideal candidate for this position will exhibit behaviors consistent with our Guiding Principles, be an organized professional with excellent analytical and communication skills, below are key technical requirements that are essential for success within the position.

The position is responsible for providing technical oversight for the deposition of thin film coatings on optical components. The position operates, repairs, maintains the coating tools, shields, and chambers.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and optimize ion-assisted electron beam/thermal evaporation, plasma ion assisted DC magnetron, and PECVD coating processes to deposit complex optical thin film coatings
  • Operate thin film vacuum coating chambers, automated and manual control for production, as well as, research and development projects
  • Chamber preparation, loading and unloading of substrates
  • Cleans and prepares optical components for coating, when necessary
  • Basic chamber maintenance including troubleshooting of vacuum chambers
  • Work closely with technicians to resolve technical issues. Manage defect issues, implement root cause solutions to those issues, and continuously promote and implement process improvement, quality and cost performance
  • Operate Metrology tools for characterization of thin films, including, spectrophotometry, ellipsometry, interferometry, stylus profilometry, four point probe, SEM/TEM, XRF/XRD
  • Maintain all production, process, quality and equipment records
  • Promote and maintain good housekeeping and safety practices
Qualifications
Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience developing optical thin film coating processes in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong experience setting up, maintaining, and troubleshooting coating equipment
  • Experience with thin film software, preferable Optilayer and a good understanding of optical thin film design
  • Experience analyzing thin film coatings with ellipsometric and spectrophotometric methods
  • Experience with complex projects; ability to analyze problems quickly; development of corrective actions
  • Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint). Matlab and Labview a plus

Education:
  • College/University degree in Physics, Materials Science, or one of the Engineering disciplines.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to develop robust processes for AR and HR coatings from UV to mid IR wavebands
  • Knowledgeable of good housekeeping and safety practices in a clean room environment
  • Strong problem solving/analysis skills
  • Strong sense of confidentiality, professionalism, & ethical conduct
  • Ability to clearly present and communicate ideas, concepts, and plans across multiple levels
  • Ability to function autonomously with little direction/works well independently of others or in a dynamic team environment
Experience:

Education:

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

We offer a competitive compensation package inclusive of incentive program and company pension plan.

Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.
We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability – related accommodations, please contact Human Resources at RMS-MID_Careers@raytheon.com. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.



  • Develop and optimize ion-assisted electron beam/thermal evaporation, plasma ion assisted DC magnetron, and PECVD coating processes to deposit complex optical thin film coatings
  • Operate thin film vacuum coating chambers, automated and manual control for production, as well as, research and development projects
  • Chamber preparation, loading and unloading of substrates
  • Cleans and prepares optical components for coating, when necessary
  • Basic chamber maintenance including troubleshooting of vacuum chambers
  • Work closely with technicians to resolve technical issues. Manage defect issues, implement root cause solutions to those issues, and continuously promote and implement process improvement, quality and cost performance
  • Operate Metrology tools for characterization of thin films, including, spectrophotometry, ellipsometry, interferometry, stylus profilometry, four point probe, SEM/TEM, XRF/XRD
  • Maintain all production, process, quality and equipment records
  • Promote and maintain good housekeeping and safety practices
  • 3+ years of experience developing optical thin film coating processes in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong experience setting up, maintaining, and troubleshooting coating equipment
  • Experience with thin film software, preferable Optilayer and a good understanding of optical thin film design
  • Experience analyzing thin film coatings with ellipsometric and spectrophotometric methods
  • Experience with complex projects; ability to analyze problems quickly; development of corrective actions
  • Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint). Matlab and Labview a plus
  • College/University degree in Physics, Materials Science, or one of the Engineering disciplines.
  • Ability to develop robust processes for AR and HR coatings from UV to mid IR wavebands
  • Knowledgeable of good housekeeping and safety practices in a clean room environment
  • Strong problem solving/analysis skills
  • Strong sense of confidentiality, professionalism, & ethical conduct
  • Ability to clearly present and communicate ideas, concepts, and plans across multiple levels
  • Ability to function autonomously with little direction/works well independently of others or in a dynamic team environment
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