Breinigsville, Pennsylvania

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Job Description:

Wafer Fab Process Engineer

Broadcom Optical Systems Division (OSD)

PA Wafer Fab, Lehigh Valley Pennsylvania

Position Overview:

Located in Breinigsville, PA our high volume, 24/7 manufacturing facility produces products to enable fiber optic communication expansion. As a Wafer Fab Process Engineer, you will develop, improve and sustain wafer fab processes including photolithography, dry etch, wet etch and thin film deposition processes for Indium Phosphide laser and detector device manufacturing.


Developing, improving, and sustaining wafer fab processes including photolithography, RIE/ICP dry etch, wet etch and thin film deposition processes for high volume photonic integrated circuit manufacturing.

Conducting data analysis, failure analysis, and yield improvement

Plan projects including design of experiments, lead/take ownership of projects to develop/qualify new processes and tools, complete projects on time and within budget

Maintaining or defining process standard operating procedures, providing instructions to operators for wafer processing

Maintaining or defining quality management standard including creating and reviewing SPC charts for robust quality control

Maintain a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner

Work with equipment technicians to resolve process/equipment issues

Qualifications and skills:

Master's degree in Physics, Electrical/Chemical/Material/Device engineering or related fields. Bachelor's degree with extensive experience will be considered.

3 - 5 years of hands-on wafer fabrication experience, preferably from a production environment

Direct experience in RIE/ICP, wet chemistry, thin film deposition, photolithography

Familiar with material & process characterization methods

Hands on SEM/EDS experience a plus

Experience in using SPC, DOE and Lean manufacturing methods.

Strong problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills

Being able to work outside of normal business hours when needed

Key words: Wafer Fab, Indium Phosphide, InP, Semiconductor, Laser, Diode, Optical Semiconductor, cleanroom, statistical process control, nanotechnology, microelectronics, Lehigh Valley, Allentown, PA

Broadcom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with local law.

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Breinigsville, Pennsylvania

Broadcom Inc. is a global infrastructure technology leader built on 50 years of innovation, collaboration and engineering excellence. With roots based in the rich technical heritage of AT&T/Bell Labs, Lucent and Hewlett-Packard/Agilent, Broadcom focuses on technologies that connect our world. Through the combination of industry leaders Broadcom, LSI, Broadcom Corporation, Brocade, CA Technologies and Symantec, the company has the size, scope and engineering talent to lead the industry into the future.

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