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Chemical Engineer

Date:  Oct 17, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  35386

Job Description

Keysight Technologies has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. No other company offers our depth and breadth of measurement tools and expertise. Our singular focus helps scientists and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With our help, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in the world.

The Precision Meso-scale Technology Center (PMTC) located on Keysight’s campus in Santa Rosa, CA exists to provide high precision mechanical solutions that enable the capabilities of Keysight’s industry leading electronic measurement equipment. As a manufacturing engineer you will design, develop and sustain manufacturing processes as required. Working closely with R&D on microwave and mm wave applications, you will provide DFM consultation on designs facilitating their release into manufacturing by designing processes, tooling and fixturing.


As a manufacturing engineer your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Knowing and following internal Design Control procedures and all applicable guidelines when working with metal deposition processes that manufacture precision components
  • Manufacturing process design and development, including machine selection and location, required fixtures and tooling.
  • Create and maintain process specifications, manufacturing department layouts (2D CAD), routings, and manufacturing work instructions as well as the creation of specification documents.
  • Providing DFM on new product designs
  • Define and maintain critical control parameters for Statistical Process Control processes.
  • Estimate cycle times, labor requirements and process costs through the use of time studies or other data-driven estimation techniques.
  • Coordinate validation and pre-production runs for new product releases.
  • Evaluation of product issues and defects based on customer or manufacturing complaints. Identify root cause, develop and implement process-related corrective action plans per local quality standards.
  • Seek out and recommend improvements to existing processes for quality, cost or functionality.
  • Create and maintain chemical tanks following internal and external safety protocol.
  • Capital Equipment investigations and acquisitions
  • Leads development projects requiring coordination with other functions, suppliers
  • Solves a broad range of problems varying in scope and complexity


Job Qualifications

This role requires a combination of technical knowledge of engineering theory and hands on approach to manufacturing.

• Bachelors, Masters or PhD in chemical engineering or applicable sciences


Desired Skills:

  • Applicable experience in metal coating, electro plating and electroless plating
  • Gold and Nickel plating experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of GT&T
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse cross functional team environment
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize on key activities







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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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.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 35386 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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