Senior Systems Design Engineer (Semiconductor Capital Equipment)
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Job Title: Senior Systems Design Engineer
Requisition ID: 150453BR
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving
science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is
to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and
safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences
research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient
diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their
laboratories, we are here to support them.
Location/Division Specific Information
Hillsboro OR / Analytical Instruments Group, Materials &
Structural Analysis Division
How will you make an impact?
This Systems Designer Engineer opportunity is a part of the
Materials and Structural Analysis Semiconductor Business Unit
located in Hillsboro, OR. We focus on providing root cause analysis
and metrology solutions to the semiconductor market to help our
customers develop and ramp to production their most advanced
Our Hillsboro site produces world class electron microscope
systems and core technology used by scientists and engineers to
drive innovation around the globe. Our products have been
instrumental in Nobel prize winning discoveries, have been
highlighted by National Geographic, and were awarded Gold at the
What will you do?
Assume ownership of multiple functional characteristics and/or
modules of a specified system.
Drive system and automated process design improvements through
data-driven analysis, determining appropriate control limits and
variables for specifications.
Contribute to the characterization of system performance of
automated Wafer Dual Beam (WDB) microscope systems using
statistical analysis, design of experiment (DOE) and statistical
process control (SPC).
Author prototype automated routines that control complex
electro-mechanical equipment within a specified envelope of
performance, work with multi-disciplinary team to embed this
functionality into the product design and verify resulting
performance and robustness.
Support hands-on prototype electro-mechanical system integration
Identification and decomposition of system into subsystem
Preparation of specifications, descriptions, interface control
documents, software & hardware requirement documentation.
Collaborate with a hardware and software engineering design team
to design, develop, integrate and deliver robust automated products
per system specifications.
- Work with a variety of equipment including SEM, FIB, HVPS,
vacuum, gas chemistry, detectors, optics, robotics,
electro-mechanical systems and pneumatics. Includes evaluating
suppliers and competing technologies
How will you get here?
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Technology, or Math
(STEM) discipline (Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and
Controls Engineering preferred). An advanced degree is strongly
With a BA/BS, 5+ years' experience developing high performance
electro-mechanical systems or subsystems used in semiconductor
capital equipment or related industries. Advanced Degree: 3+ years
developing high performance electro-mechanical systems or
subsystems used in semiconductor capital equipment or related
Proficiency applying a scripting language to produce a desired
Hands-on capability to integrate, test and troubleshoot
Experience contributing to a multi-functional team, driving
collaborative and innovative solutions under fixed project
schedules and budgets.
Aptitude and desire to apply systems engineering principles and
science-based innovation to a wide range of cross-cutting
Capable of assembling and troubleshooting prototype systems
involving mechanical, fluid, and electrical subsystems.
Experience applying six sigma and performing statistical
analysis and modeling.
Experience applying "robust design" and Model-Based Systems
Experience with standard laboratory instrumentation,
electronics, and electromechanical systems.
- Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally as
needed (20% maximum).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Strong analytical perspective with the flexibility to
demonstrate practical decision making.
Strong ability for proactive, result-oriented performance,
priority and time management.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
- Must be willing to learn new technology.
Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an
unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing
convenience and pharmaceutical services through our
industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied
Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and
Patheon. For more information, please visit
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected
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