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Senior Thin Films Engineer

HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO) Bridgeport, CT
  • Expired: 6 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Senior Thin Films Engineer check out just a few of many reasons why you just might want to come and work alongside us.

Relocation is provided along with outstanding benefits, competitive compensation, upward mobility, leading technology and a whole lot more for the right Senior Thin Films Engineer aka Senior Optical Coating Engineer.

Who are we? Founded in the early 80’s we are a world leader in the manufacturing of advanced technology systems for the semiconductor industry.

What do we do? We develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines.

Who are our customers? The world’s leading chipmakers.

Where are we? We have 18 office locations around the United States- including main offices in CT, AZ, and CA.

Job Description

As a Sr. Optical Coating Engineer you will work with technicians and other engineers to develop, design, test and manufacture optical components with an eye toward increasing production and maintaining lower costs.

You will participate in and supervise all aspects of coating, including design, process development, and documentation, analysis, cleaning, and inspection.

You are responsible for oversight of equipment usage and hands-on work on preventative maintenance, repairs, and improvements to coating machinery.

You’ll provide guidance to management staff and operators by ensuring the business meets continuity, testing, and financial estimates.

You work to guarantee that a customer's requests can be produced and also might assist in training employees.

Work directly with coating engineering staff and technicians using state of the art vacuum deposition equipment, will help oversee current production processes and assist in developing future processes.

Create detailed process documentation. Perform detailed vacuum system characterization including optical coating chemical evaluation.

Assist in troubleshooting equipment problems and help establish maintenance protocols.

-Proficient with Optical Thin design software (with emphasis on Filmstar. TF Calc or Optilayer a plus) for development, process improvement, and problem diagnosis.
-Experience in PVD processes including electron beam, IAD, sputter processes. Experience in the DUV, visible. PECVD a plus.
-Very hands support of existing production processes and active involvement with process improvement.
-Able to provide detail instructions and oversight of technicians, interact with engineers and management.
-Self-managed and organized.
-Program management capabilities a plus.


BS in Physics, Mechanical, Electrical, or equivalent experience.


At least 2 years in optical coating, vacuum deposition processes for optical applications, vacuum chamber operation, optical coating design.

IAD and sputtering experience a plus. PECVD +.
Thin-film coating design software experience (Filmstar, TF Calc, Optilayer).
Good computer competency.

HireResources a Tailored Solutions Company (WO)

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Bridgeport, CT