Coating Manufacturing Engineer

Date:  Jan 6, 2023
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Clara
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  45964

Keysight is on the forefront of technology innovation, delivering breakthroughs and trusted insights to the world’s visionaries and innovators in electronic design, test, manufacturing, and optimization. Our ~14,000 employees create world-class solutions in wireless communications, 5G, automotive, quantum, aerospace, defense, and semiconductor markets for customers in over 100 countries.


We’re recognized as a Great Place to Work across the globe due to our robust culture and dynamic working environment. Our global team acts as “One Keysight,” using collaboration, inclusivity, and integrity to advance technology. We’re driven and curious, and we value all ideas, especially bold ones. And our strong culture extends far beyond our own walls. We leverage our corporate social responsibility framework to support our communities, nurture the next generation of engineers, and promote environmental sustainability. Our technical solutions – and our methods for creating them – help connect and secure the world. Learn more about what we do and how we do it. What does Keysight do? - YouTube


At Keysight, Inclusion & Diversity is an integral part of our core values.  We believe that when people feel a sense of belonging, they can be more creative, innovative, and thrive at all points in their careers. We believe everyone should be respected in the workplace and in their communities regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any protected class.  To continuously challenge ourselves to grow in our understanding of inclusion and how to thrive from our diversity, Keysight sponsors and engages in a wide variety of diversity programs, initiatives, employee network groups and mentoring/trainings related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Academy), SWE (Society of Women Engineers), HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), and WIQ (Women in Quantum).

Job Description

Keysight is the world's leading electronic measurement company, helping scientists and engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Our employees leverage their insight and passion to deliver measurement solutions in wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets with world-class platforms, software and consistent measurement science. 


This position is with Keysight’s Semiconductor Infrastructure Solutions (SIS) organization.  We are a world leader in the design and manufacture of laser interferometry systems, precision optical components, complex monolithic optics (CMOs), and advanced electronic measurement solutions.  Our systems offer high precision in a wide dynamic range, the ability to simultaneously measure positions with multiple degrees of freedom, and the highest accuracy available in both air and vacuum environments. 


We are seeking an experienced to join our Optics Manufacturing Engineering team.  The selected candidate will be part of our NPI  team to introduce new products to our advanced optics and interferometer production. This position will have opportunities to adapt new technologies, transform start-of-art engineering designs into valuable and manufacturable products, particularly from optics coating and related process development. 

Coating Manufacturing Engineer

As an Coating Manufacturing Engineer, you will develop new coating  processes to  meet state of the art requirements for our next generation  interferometer assemblies. You will also take a lead on Optics Coating for process development, yield improvement and troubleshooting.   You will use your background in optical coatings to lead improvements in the optical processes and work with the maintenance engineers and process technicians to keep production flowing   You will also consult with product development teams on coatings for new products.   



               • Work closely with R&D Teams to Initiate and design new manufacturing processes for NPI products of precision optics coating. 

               • Lead coating process development, documentation, ECOs, process training and responsibility to maintain production yield, quality and cleanliness 

               • Drive cost reduction and commit the best process control to make top quality products for customers 

               • Participate in NPI product transfer with various Production Manufacturing teams and conduct coating  process training to technicians 

               • Conduct and provide Supplier SCARs and corrective action analysis 

Job Qualifications



               Minimum 5 years of working experience in Optics Coating Engineering

               • Knowledge of process control, precision optics metrology, cleanroom operation protocol, and process control for complex opto-mechanical assembly, semiconductor systems or integration 

               • Actively thinking and acting independently to propose or translate ideas and new concepts into tangible results of processes 

               • Excellent communication and ability to work well in team environment with people at all levels 


              • Direct design or manufacturing of precision opto-mechanical products such as optical component, lasers, fiber coupling, interferometers or optical system integration 

               • Depth knowledge on quality control using 6 Sigma, quality management system is highly desirable 

               • B.S. or MS in Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Manufacturing Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, or similar technical field



Job Function




Day Job


Full Time (F)

Travel Required:

< 25%

Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable


Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:


Americas : United States : California : Santa Clara

Job ID : 45964 


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.


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