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Materials Scientist

Date:  Oct 17, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  35385

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 for precision glass to metal seals for high frequency microwave applications. Working closely with R&D on microwave and mm wave applications, you will provide DFM consultation on designs of precision glass to metal seals and hermetic assemblies, facilitating their release into manufacturing by designing processes, tooling and fixturing.


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

  • Work with R&D on the design, fabrication, and process development of precision glass to metal seal technology and hermetic assemblies
  • Process design
  • Apply knowledge of materials science to collaborate with and provide consulting to R&D, procurement and manufacturing engineering in the research, specification, sourcing and qualification of materials used in the design and production of Keysight products.
  • Identify and qualify alternative materials when needed.
  • Provide DFM on new product designs
  • Fixture designs
  • Develop, troubleshoot and document processes
  • Root cause analysis
  • Documentation creation and maintenance
  • Capital Equipment investigations and acquisitions
  • Lead development projects requiring coordination with other functions, suppliers
  • Solve 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 Materials Science or applicable Sciences


Desired Skills:

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • 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
  • Solid modeling experience







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 : 35385 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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