Northrop Grumman Engineer Microelec Smcndctr 3 in Manhattan Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Semiconductor Process Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will be responsible for sustaining and optimizing processes in a high yielding III-V compound semiconductor fabrication facility. Also, the candidate will be responsible for a set of process equipment and will participate in integrated process teams to develop new processes and technologies

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain (sustain) existing processes and tools. Includes trouble shooting issues & monitoring processes using statistical process control (SPC) methods.

  • Optimizing existing processes and tools

  • Documentation of process and tool procedures

  • Work in across function teams to trouble-shoot process issues (Root cause investigations) through controlled experiments

  • Will have significant interactions with other process engineers, production supervisors, process technicians, and technology development (product) engineers

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

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URL: www.northropgrumman.com/jobs/elepay

Unique ID: elepay

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science or Physics from an accredited university and 5 years of Process Engineering experience OR

  • Master's Degree and 3 years of Process Engineering experience OR

  • PhD Degree and 0 years of Process Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • General background in semiconductor process technology (class study or lab experience)

  • General background in device technology (Si, III-V compound semiconductor, MEMS)

  • Basic knowledge of design of experiments (DOE) methodology

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.