Wafer Fab Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • Branchburg, New Jersey, United States View on Map
  • @Power Integrations posted 1 year ago
  • Posted : February 28, 2023 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 27094

Job Description

Job Scope & Responsibilities:

  • Take charge wafer fab/MOCVD process manufacturing and engineering activities on multi-wafer production reactors for high voltage devices.
  • Troubleshoot MOCVD material growth issues.
  • Responsible for equipment performance metrics and productivity requirements
  • Ensure all wafer fab/MOCVD equipment meets SPC requirements, maintenance schedules, and goals
  • Support and document production action plans and FMEA
  • Collaborate with cross functional engineering and manufacturing operations team to support epitaxy reactors, wafer metrology tools, and related wafer fabrication equipment
  • Provide primary ownership of all reactor growth recipes, tool qualification sequences, calibration monitors, and wafer characterization protocols for new and existing products
  • Support yield and uptime improvement activities for ongoing epi wafer.
  • Support manufacturing execution system (MES) software and support automation projects to automate and improve data collection methods.
  • Generate and update product specifications and procedures to ensure ISO compliance.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to support reactor maintenance activities.
  • Work in a cleanroom environment and adhere to good manufacturing practices.


  • 10 years of experience in MOCVD epitaxial deposition of III-Vs materials in a volume production environment.
  • M Sc in Material Science or equivalent.
  • Proven success in meeting aggressive operational objectives: throughput, reactor utilization, yield, etc.
  • Demonstrated leadership in organizing work flows, optimizing operator time, streamlining wafer characterization, and improving overall team efficiency
  • Experience with continuous improvement methods applied to manufacturing of III-V epitaxial wafers for cost reduction and quality improvement.
  • Train/certify and manage both EPI and characterization technicians.
  • Ability to manage MOCVD technicians and operators.
  • Experience with material growth with Veeco’s MOCVD tools is preferred.

Required skills

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