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R&D Process Engineer

Date:  Nov 15, 2019
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Santa Rosa
Job Type:  Campus
Job ID:  35433

Job Description

This position is at Keysight Headquarters in Santa Rosa, CA. Information about Keysight jobs and benefits in the USA can be found here.


This role lies on the boundaries of engineering disciplines including electrical, mechanical, materials and software. The successful candidate will support microcircuit New Product Introduction (NPI) initiatives through a variety of responsibilities including process development, mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, process integration and programming. He or she will have transferrable background in manufacturing and/or software development.


The Precision InterConnect Organization serves Keysight’s Electronic Industrial Solutions Group, Communications Solutions Group and Keysight Labs. Together we provide RF, microwave, mmWave and 5G Test and Measurement solutions to customers in the communications, aerospace & defense, automotive & energy, general electronics, manufacturing, and semiconductor industries.

Responsibilities may include
  • Influence microcircuit design by conducting DFx reviews
  • Create automated assembly programs for epoxy dispense, pick and place, and bonding machines
  • Develop software tools that will efficiently translate designers’ CAD data into machine code for assembling microcircuits. These tools will be used by Process Engineers to program automated epoxy dispense, component placement and wire bonding machines.
  • Design tooling for assembly processes and products using Creo 3D
  • Enable next generation products by developing new processes and improving existing processes
  • Write and maintain procedure documentation
  • Manufacturing development through Project Life Cycle (PLC) checkpoints
  • As a technical leader, communicate with R&D and Manufacturing partners in the US and worldwide
  • Partner with mechanical and electronic designers, process engineers, technicians and customers across functions to meet project deliverables
  • Lead manufacturing experiments and reliability testing; interpret, analyze, and report results
  • Train other engineers and technicians in area of expertise
Job Qualifications
  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechatronics or related fields, with a strong mechanical aptitude and hands-on approach. Transferrable academic and professional experience.
    • Proactiveness and flexibility working with large and diverse groups
    • Demonstrated leadership and ownership, strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and follow-through
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • In-depth knowledge and experience in job and ability to work independently







Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Santa Rosa

Job ID : 35433 

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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