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Glass Core Technology – Plating Process Engineer

Glass Core Technology – Plating Process Engineer
by Admin on 03-10-2023 at 7:28 am

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Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Research and implementation of new Final Finish processes.
  • Monitor and improve throughput, quality, yield, and uptime of Final Finish Equipment/Process.
  • Continuous improvement of existing Final Finish processes and analysis of reliability data.
  • Establish analysis frequencies, chemistry bath life, and maintenance schedules and execute. statistical process control on a fully automated Final Finish tool.
  • Update and maintain documentation of Final Finish Processes.
  • Facilitate necessary experiments (DOE format) to troubleshoot quality issues.
  • Deliver products which conform to IPC thickness specifications.

“The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities.”

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of hands-on-experience with electroless/electrolytic plating processes.
  • In-depth understanding of plating chemistries, equipment, and processes.
  • Experience in characterization of chemical components in plating processes.
  • Excellent hands-on diagnostic, troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to analyze statistical data; familiarity with software such as JMP is preferred.
  • Ability to shift focus among multiple priorities quickly.
  • Be detail-oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Be a highly-motivated, team-player with a positive attitude who is also excited about learning new skills and assisting with various projects and assignments as necessary.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of, SDS, lock-out/tag-out, and OSHA requirements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations, and customers.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to apply fundamental theories in real engineering problem solving.
  • Industry or R&D manufacturing experience with Electroless/Electrolytic Plating processes.
  • Experience in semiconductor or glass wafer fabrication
  • Experience with XRF and other plating metrology techniques.
  • Experience in electroplating, wet etch, or other wet chemistry applications.
  • Experience with analytical methods for plating chemistries.
  • Familiarity with IPC specification documents e.g. IPC 4552
  • 5+ years of experience in plating and wet chemistry applications.
  • 5+ years of production operations experience, particularly in high volume manufacturing.


  • Bachelors or Masters in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering is preferred.
  • Extensive job experience or other technical / engineering education can be substituted for educational preferences
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