Senior Process Engineer/Scientist Job Overview : Applied Materials is seeking an energetic, self-driven scientist with a strong experimental plasma technology background in nanotechnology applications to join its research and development team in Gloucester MA. You will be part of a multifunctional work environment, in charge of investigation of exploratory R&D programs for high demand market applications, with focus on sustaining competitive advantages with quick time to market, IP generation and building strategic relationships with customers, research centers and universities. You will have the opportunity to evaluate and develop novel applications using plasma based technology for semiconductor technology. Your work will be involved in all aspects of Applied Materials R&D (wet chemistry, thin film deposition, reactive ion etching, thermal and plasma processing and material characterization). Responsibilities : The ideal candidate will be an independent , multitasking contributor with project management skills that can analyze problems and define objectives , design and conduct independent experiments and tests , analyze and present results and recommendations for multiple projects to customers and managers. Responsible for designing and conducting experiments to develop doping/ implant/material modification and plasma processes and equipment for nanotechnology. Demonstrated abilities in project management, leadership of multi-disciplinary teams, hardware and systems design, experimentation and equipment development are essential. Hands-on experience with advanced process development, qualification, sustaining and troubleshooting of plasma processes and equipment. Fosters collaboration with current and potential university partners. Generation of technical reports, Intellectual Property and presentations. Responsible for making presentations at national/international conferences and customer sites. Familiar with material analysis metrology (SIMS, XRD, Ellipsometry, AFM, SEM, TEM, XPS, FTIR, Auger etc). Willingness to travel up to 25%, both domestically and internationally. Must have strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).
Education/Experience : Ph.D. in Physics, Material Science, Chemistry or Engineering with experience in semiconductor devices and plasma processing as well as any or all of the following areas: CVD, RIE, ALD, PVD, ion implant, IBE, thermal processing A minimum of 5 years experience in plasma technology or a related field is required.
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
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