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GaN Epi Development Engineer

Company: IQE
Location: Taunton
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Who We AreIQE is the leading supplier of compound semiconductor wafer products and advanced material solutions to the global semiconductor industry. IQE is essential to technology growth markets, as the only compound semiconductor epitaxy foundry with a global footprint and proven ability to manufacture at scale.Our VisionIQE's vision is to be the best advanced semiconductor materials solutions company in the world. Being best means delivering outstanding quality, service, technology and value such that we become the first-choice supplier for all our customers.Our ValuesIQE's strength lies in the expertise and diversity of our workforce. This is supported by our culture of integrity, accountability, excellence, valuing people and teamwork.About the role The GaN Development Engineer serves the following key functions as a member of the IQE, plc Technology Group:

  • Develop epitaxial growth process for GaN-based device structures
  • Provide technical support to internal teams, prescribing manufacturing specifications that ensure product quality concurrently with cost-effective manufacturing
  • Provide technical support to customers, ensuring that IQE's epi-wafers meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Analyse customer and manufacturing data to determine the correlation between device performance and epitaxial growth parametersKey Responsibilities
    • Provide technical expertise to ensure that IQE's GaN technology is best in class.
    • Analyse product and manufacturing data, seeking correlations to critical-to-function parameters
    • Support GaN Technology Managers and Product Managers as a technical expert
    • Support customers to improve designs and understand manufacturability constraints
    • Create and manage manufacturing specifications as assigned
    • Work with GaN MOCVD reactors to create growth recipes and analyse reactor output data
    • Analyse epitaxial material characterization data
    • Work closely with data analysts to prescribe standard analysis routines to be performed on customer and process data
    • Adhere to all internal safety, HR, environmental and quality guidelines & procedures
    • Closely collaborate with local site process engineering teams and product/technology managers to ensure that golden processes and recipes produce satisfactory material
    • Support the IQE Group as required for customer queries, new product development, project management, process documentation, complaints, etc.About you
      • At least 5 years of experience with epitaxial growth of GaN-based semiconductors by MOCVD
      • Fluent understanding of III-N crystal growth equipment and impact of epitaxial growth processes on device performance
      • Fluent understanding of electronic or optoelectronic device physics
      • Proficiency with materials characterization techniques for III-N semiconductors
      • Familiarity with III-N optoelectronic device fabrication and device testing
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills necessary for effective interaction with internal personnel and external customers
      • MS or PhD in science or engineering is required.Why should you join us?We have awarded 'Ones to Watch' by Best Companies defined as 'good levels of workplace engagement and showing promising signs for the future'.We have established an Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") Board Committee, that will oversee the execution of our ESG strategy.We give back and have multiple initiatives underway supporting local and communities and global charities.All our employees benefit from:
        • Long Term Incentive Plans (LTIPs)
        • Professional Development and career pathways
        • Bonus plans - quarterly or annual (role dependent)
        • Market competitive base salaries reviewed bi-annually
        • Comprehensive health insurance offering medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage.
        • Company paid Life and Disability Insurance.
        • Long service awards 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years
        • Hybrid and flexible working (role dependent)
        • Values-based recognition awards
        • Employee Assistance Program (Free family, legal, financial and counselling support 24/7 Access)
        • Access to workplace Mental Health First Aiders/wellbeing rooms
        • #mypersonalhour incentive
        • 401k Plan with company match of up to 50% on the first 6% of the employee's contributionsWant to learn more? Contact our in-house TalentAcquisitionTeam@iqep.com or visit our website Current Vacancies - IQE Corporate (iqep.com)IQE is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: IQE, Taunton , GaN Epi Development Engineer, Engineering , Taunton, Massachusetts

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