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  • mungee24 mungee24 Jan 9, 2014 10:59 PM Flag

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    Overview
    Reporting to the Manager of Characterization, manage all aspects of material analysis and characterization studies and development. Develop and execute procedures and provides input for improvements to existing processes. Manage, mentor, and coach other team members on proper operating procedures. Ensure shift output targets are achieved. Operates and qualifies tooling as required.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities
    Analyzes samples from various sources to provide information on features, defects or inclusions of interest
    Uses analytical techniques and instrumentation, such as spectroscopy (EDX, infrared and ultraviolet, amongst others) in conjunction with optical and electron microscopy
    Provides routine maintenance and care of sophisticated optical and electronic microscopy devices, spectrophotometers, etc.
    Validates optical & electron microscopy results and correlation to other materials characteristics (fracture, color, etc)
    Responsible for documentation of samples & specimens using photography, 3D laser scanning, etc.
    Oversight of sample preparation and authority with respect to optical characterization requirements
    Interprets data and adheres to strict guidelines on documentation and traceability when recording data
    Reports scientific results and manufacturing performance metrics
    Uses a range of analytical techniques, instrumentation and software
    Develops new techniques for the analysis or sample preparation; identifies and commissions new instruments and software
    Works collaboratively in cross-functional & cross-disciplinary teams
    Liaises with customers, staff and suppliers
    Adhere and uphold to Safety and Quality protocols at all times
    Validates methods and equipment and stays current with recognized testing methods and protocols (ASTM, ISO, etc)
    Maintains calibration of instruments and internal consistency of results
    Required Skills

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    • Reporting to the Manager of Characterization, manage equipment and processes supporting materials characterization area. Develop and execute procedures, maintain equipment and provide training and guidance to team as needed. Manage, mentor, and coach other team members on proper operating procedures. Ensure shift output targets are achieved. Operates and qualifies tooling as required.

      Key Duties & Responsibilities
      Leads the wafer preparation line
      Analyzes samples to provide information on features, defects or inclusions of interest using analytical techniques and instrumentation, such as flexure testing, fracture testing, CMM, gauges, calipers, etc.
      Implementation of testing routines and protocols to qualify and verify strength and fracture characteristics of product, including sample population size for robust statistical data.
      Routine maintenance and care of sophisticated measurement tools and instruments
      Validation of mechanical testing results and correlation with other materials characteristics (microscopy, color, etc)
      Documentation of samples & specimens using photography, 3D laser scanning, etc.
      Interprets data and adheres to strict guidelines on documentation and traceability
      Develops new techniques for the analysis or sample preparation; identification and commissioning of new instruments and software
      Validates methods and equipment and stays current with recognized testing methods and protocols (ASTM, ISO, etc)
      Maintains calibration of instruments and internal consistency of results

      Required Skills
      Physics, mechanics, fracture, manufacturing, QA/QC
      Highly skilled / computer literate in both Excel and Word

    • Position Overview
      Oversees day to day operation of the in house Metrology laboratory and directs the implementation and enforcement of various QA/QC systems and programs to enable the company to consistently satisfy its product quality obligations and proactively identify and respond to risks to yield or throughput. Reports to the VP Quality.
      Develops new or improved quality control activities within the laboratory to increase responsiveness to internal customers, to improve manufacturing intelligence and to bolster customer confidence in product quality.
      Collaborates across the company with continuous improvement team, manufacturing, engineering and sales teams to provide necessary information for ongoing product development efforts.
      Takes an active role in communicating performance metrics to crystal growth and fabrication to ensure they have best available and most complete information for process guidance, diagnostic investigations and preventative maintenance.

      Position Summary
      Establishes program goals, policies, analytical procedures, methods, and guidelines;
      Provides guidance and direction to team in support of development in analyzing materials and methods
      Manages section budget and forecast; provides justification for new instrumentation and equipment as needed
      Selects staff and trains in research and analyses, laboratory procedures, and use of equipment;
      Assigns work, and evaluates performance;
      Coordinates closely with company analytical teams to ensure ready access of data and results via company MES & database systems. Ensures proper and thorough traceability of samples and results.
      Reviews quality control data and authorizes release of laboratory reports;
      Prepares proficiency test reports; may be required to conduct certification examinations of private laboratories;
      Writes, revises, and reviews Metrology SOPs.
      Ensures all Metrology staff receives training in SOP’s, company policies and safety, and that employees meet defined qualification requirements for the position to which they are assigned.

 
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