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Manufacturing Process Engineer

Date:  Apr 6, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Clara
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  40210

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 Manufacturing Process Engineer to join our Optics Manufacturing team.  The selected candidate will be part of the team which closely works with our R&D and Quality to introduce new products to our advanced optics and interferometer production. You will have opportunities to adapt new technologies, transform start-of-art engineering designs into valuable and manufacturable products, and make key contributions and leadership to develop, document and drive our manufacturing processes with Production team to deliver the top-quality products to meet strict customer quality and cleanliness requirements.

Manufacturing Process Engineer

As an experienced Manufacturing Process Engineer you will be responsible to define, develop, test and release new products for our next generation metrology product family and systems which include assemblies of lasers, precision mechanics, polarizing optics, fiber optics, and electronics. You will be also interfacing with both R&D and Optics Manufacturing teams for NPI process development and continuously supporting our existing production and key customers.   

•    Review and work closely with R&D to develop new manufacturing processes for new products, as needed, or landing new products into existing manufacturing processes
•    Perform and participate in design reviews for new products to ensure design for manufacturing, communicating with R&D and Manufacturing to ensure best overall solution
•    Participate, drive, and manage proto builds to support R&D, including early stage of design evaluation, assembly test, and tooling review.
•    Transfer precision opto-mechanical processes and process learnings to Production Manufacturing teams, conduct Manufacturing training, and qualify manufacturing processes.
•    Participate in Manufacturing tooling design and production line setup with both R&D and Manufacturing using 3D CAD modeling to deliver production assembly tools and setup.
•    Define and create initial assembly documentation and train manufacturing line on product assembly and product structure
•    Troubleshoot opto-mechanical product problems and support production on repair activities. Conduct and influence Supplier SCARs, Corrective Actions, and Failure Analysis reports

Job Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge Qualifications:
•    Minimum 10 years of working experience in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, or similar industrial field. 
•    In-depth knowledge of mechanics and principles for complex opto-mechanical designs and tools.
•    Expert in one or more of the following technical areas: lasers, precision opto-mechanics, optical coating, kinematic design, and precision machining.
•    Contributor to think and act independently to translate ideas and new concepts into tangible results, with a record of delivering successful designs on schedule.
•    Proficiency in using ME CAD tools for design analysis such PTC CREO or ANSYS preferred
•    Excellent communication and ability to work well in team environment with people at all levels.
•    Direct design experience with precision opto-mechanical products such as lasers, fiber coupling, optics collimators, interferometers, or optical systems. 
•    Design and manufacturing experience with semiconductor capital equipment and/or precision motion controls.
•    Depth knowledge of and significant prior experience in optics and laser systems is highly desirable
•    Direct experiences in manufacturing process development and NPIs is a plus
•    MS or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, or similar technical field.

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Job ID : 40210 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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