Green Job Crawler Chandler, AZ, USA
19 Jan, 2019
Westerwood Global USA is recruiting an experienced thin film solar - Equipment Engineer to provide full time onsite support at our client facility in Arizona. The ideal candidate will possess a strong working knowledge of thin film deposition processes and hardware platforms along with expert level understanding of the principles of thin film photovoltaics. This is a hands-on position, requiring both hardware and applications support. Requirements + Define and document all assigned tool specifications according to PV cell and module in-line testing needs + Assist with equipment procurement and supplier selections through analysis of PV cell requirements, performance and cost + Plan, manage and execute equipment installations and upgrades, qualify assigned equipment to ensure baseline operating conditions + Determine necessary tooling and metrology equipment to ensure thin film properties meet quality requirements + Partner with process engineering and operations to test, approve, and track equipment changes. + Act as the primary interface with the OEM vendor for all the equipment related issues and upgrades. Make recommendations and drive continuous improvement initiatives. + Characterize failure modes and frequency of failure for equipment and develop maintenance protocols to prevent unplanned tool down-time. Background requirements: + Minimum of a BS degree in physics or engineering plus 6 years of related industry experience + Demonstrated experience in thin film solar R&D or manufacturing hardware / process support, equipment engineering or related fields + Strong understanding of thin film solar metrology techniques and best known methods + Experience working with Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments methodologies + Bilingual English / Chinese language skills are highly desired Benefits Excellent Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation and Select Holidays, Overtime Opportunities, Compressed Work Week, On-site Facilities, Career Development Opportunities Job does not require relocation to the area. Per Diem, Lodging and Car will be provided.