Viking Technology is a global technology leader in the fields of RF, Optical, Microelectronics and Memory technologies. With over 25+ years of experience in Engineering, Design, Manufacturing and Test, Viking Technology has led some of the most leading-
edge OEM solutions for the embedded / industrial, medical, telecommunications, and military / aerospace markets. Viking Technology is a division of Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ : SANM), a fortune 500 company, with a globally recognized name in technology, engineering, and trusted partner in all of manufacturing.
The Optical and Microelectronics Process Engineer, as part of the larger product development team, provides process engineering solutions in support of product development, NPI, and manufacturing of a variety of different RF, Optical and microelectronic product families.
We are looking for an experienced Optical and Microelectronic Process engineer, to work within a worldwide end-to-end product development team, to successfully develop and implement in manufacturing advanced Opto / microelectronic components, modules and sub-systems.
Nature of Duties / Responsibilities
Work directly with RF, optical and microelectronic product design and development teams to provide process engineering solutions in support of new product development, with subsequent NPI and manufacturing support.
Supports new technology research and development pertaining to optical and microelectronic process solutions.
Manages projects and timelines in order to meet milestones and deliverables of various projects.
Develops processes related to the assembly of Optical and Microelectronic modules, such as optical active / passive alignment, epoxy dispensing, semiconductor die and microelectronic components bonding and interconnection, , flip chip assembly, under fill, packaging encapsulation, etc.
Troubleshoots and analyzes process performance problems. Provides technical guidance to less experienced team members.
Conducts research into complex engineering problems to develop new operating policies, capabilities, and processes.
Assists the Process Engineering team to deliver on accountabilities. Takes ownership for processes under his / her control.
Helps to create Process Assembly documentation.
Tooling and fixture design and procurement.
Performs qualification on new processes being introduced.
Implements and suggests engineering changes.
Researches, procures, and accepts new pieces of equipment for continuously evolving technologies.
Supports customer NPI builds within tight timelines.
Provides DFx type feedback to the internal design team as well as external customers to help optimize manufacturability of products as well as increase yields and throughput.
Education & Experience
Requires a University degree in Engineering.
8+ years' experience in a Process or Manufacturing Engineering support role.
Experience with Optical and Microelectronic technologies and processes
Experience with active alignment of free space optics or fiber arrays is key.
Experience establishing active alignment requirements and setup of eng bench type systems.
Experience with Labview or other motion control software programming would be an asset.
Hands-on build experience would be an asset (handling bare dies or miniature components with tweezers, use of microscopes, camera systems, etc).
Experience with equipment programming (auto dispensers, pick and place machines, welders, etc) would be beneficial
Exposure to product design and development would be beneficial
A background in the execution of best practice process control is required.
Experience with Auto cad / SolidWorks would be an asset.
Experience with lean manufacturing principles.
Experience with DFM and FMEA would be an asset.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Sanmina welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. In accordance with the guidelines established under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.