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Sr. Materials Scientist - Orem, UT

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Company Name:Moxtek
Location:Orem, UT
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$90,000 to $120,000 - Salary
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Job Summary:

Work in Research and Development (R&D) group focusing on the design of thin films (membranes) and sputtered thin films for the application as an x-ray windows.

Essential Functions:

  1. Work well in a design team environment
  2. Project lead in priority projects
  3. Plan, schedule, coordinate projects
  4. Innovate in the area of thin coatings and self-standing thin films
  5. Work with production and process engineering on new product designs
  6. Design for manufacturability (DFM)
  7. Develop and document new production processes
  8. Empirical testing and complete root cause analysis
  9. Write Technical Reports
  10. Devise new approaches to problems encountered
  11. Research and select electrical components, tools, and equipment

Education and Experience:

  1. MSc in Materials Science or related discipline and 10 years of related experience
  2. Or PhD in materials science or equivalent and 5 years of related experience
  3. A United States Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • Expertise in deposition of thin film layers: metals, alloys, dielectrics and polymers, on rigid, flexible and patterned substrates,
  • Experience with vacuum equipment, plasma etch/processing, lithography, PVD, CVD, ALD and spin-on processes
  • Experience using the scientific method to develop optimized unit processes and process integration flows
  • Deep understanding of the interaction between equipment physics and film/device performance
  • Strong communication skills used to interface with engineers, technicians, customers, sales, and management
  • Experience taking thin film products and equipment from the concept stage to production
  • Track record of solving complex process and deposition equipment issues
  • Ability to propose ideas for new products

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