Microfabrication Process Engineer

  • Ultima Genomics
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jun 21, 2022
Full time Biotech Engineering

Job Description

How You’ll Contribute

  • Process development and ownership for multiple wet benches, microfabrication tools and their associated processes
  • Collaborate with and support fellow engineers with other microfabrication projects
  • Rigorous design of experiments with meticulous record keeping, working under design control
  • Develop and implement meaningful QC metrics from R&D to production line
  • Write and maintain production SOPs
  • Work closely with technicians to ensure successful process implementation and sustaining support
  • Actively participate in laboratory quality and EHS programs
  • Adhere to company policies and stays in compliance with all federal, state, and local agencies

 Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Education: Degree in one of the following fields or closely related: chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, materials engineering, physics
  • Experience: BS with 3+ years industry experience, MS 1+ year experience, or PhD new graduate
  • Must have wet bench process experience: new bench bring-up, process development, bath testing and upkeep - wet bench automation experience a plus
  • Experience with thermal oxidation highly desirable
  • General semiconductor/MEMS microfabrication processing experience with some or all of the following: spin coating, PVD, CVD, PECVD, ALD, photolithography, nanoimprint lithography, soft lithography, wet etch, dry etch, RCA clean, lift-off, plating
  • Strong background in metrology and surface characterization including some or all of the following highly desirable: optical microscopy, AFM, XPS, FTIR, SEM, zeta potential, fluorescence microscopy
  • Has outstanding time/operation management abilities
  • Image processing and data analysis skills with some or all of the following a plus: Python, FIJI, JMP, Matlab, Octave, R
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Is a high energy, results-oriented and collaborates effectively with other teams
  • Experience with ancillary wet bench facilities equipment a plus
  • Experience with GMP/ISO a plus


We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.

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