Process Engineer, Materials

We are currently seeking a Process Engineering with experience in the use, sourcing and reliability of inorganic materials in nanofabricated devices. The engineer will work closely with our team of Optical Scientists and Nanofabrication Research staff to lead the scale-up of novel near-eye display process technology. The position is a full-time regular position requiring a Bachelors degree or higher in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics, or similar. Specifically, candidates should have experience supporting prototype builds, process development, and an interest driving pilot scale manufacturing. Candidates must be comfortable working in a dynamic cross-functional team and exhibit excellent interpersonal communication.


  • Own responsibilities for material supply, performance, and reliability for advanced inorganic optical components.
  • Define testing and qualification plans at different stages of process development, through product ramp.
  • Ensure fabrication processes and associated metrology are stable.
  • Implement statistical control methods & own yield improvement Pareto within sector.
  • Understand relationships between sector metrics and component performance.
  • Support development and research staff in implement new process and materials.
  • Establish and advance vendor interactions to optimize transition to production.
  • Perform failure analysis for key process steps within area of expertise.
  • Advance reliability and quality design considerations at the component level in the product development cycle.
  • Work with build team lead to prioritize development and production within sector.
  • Bachelors degree in material science, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or similar fields.
  • 3+ years industrial experience building optical components for near-eye display.
  • Knowledge of near-eye display component function.
  • Knowledge of processes including substrate fabrication, modification, and singulation.
  • Experience designing for quality and reliability.
  • Interpersonal communication experience.
  • MS or PhD in Engineering.
  • 2+ years of experience with design for reliability or quality.
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