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Manufacturing Engineer


Role Description

The Operations and Manufacturing team at Nova is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to work with our Production personnel, Engineers, and Scientists to produce our industry leading metrology equipment. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the company’s manufacturing processes for semiconductor metrology capital equipment. Responsible for the design of the company’s products as related to manufacturability and performance to specifications, as well as product manufacturing process and fixturing. Will be responsible for documentation availability and accuracy. Involved in NPI for new products and modules and responsible for CIP of existing products.

Pay Range: $100,000- $140,000 Annually (DOE)

About us:

  • Nova provides insights into process control in the world’s most technologically advanced industry. We employ physics, mathematics, algorithms, software and hardware expertise to redefine the limits of what is possible in semiconductor manufacturing.
  • We invite you to join our dreamers and winners and brilliant high- aimers who see impossible as the starting point to exciting challenges, and work together in multidisciplinary global teams to find answers.
  • We dive deep to extract unique insights and provide our customers and partners with crucial decision-making data. Each and every one of us helps redefine what people can achieve through technology.

Why Nova:

  • Certified Best Places to Work from "Great Places to Work" in 2022 & 2023 (Rated by our employees) Top 30 in our industry category 
  • Doubled in revenue from 2020 to 2022
  • Customer focus: We value building strong relationships. You'll be the face of Nova, working closely with customers to understand their needs.
  • Continuous learning: We're passionate about growth. You'll gain in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge metrology tools, participate in industry trainings, and receive ongoing mentorship from experienced engineers. 


What will you do as a Manufacturing Engineer - Mechanical

  • Provide real time technical support to the manufacturing group, resolving assembly, integration and final test issues. Perform root-cause analysis and implement changes via ECO process
  • Develop fixturing and process’ for testing electronics - HV system control modules. Work with engineering team to implement manufacturability design changes.
  • Define design and standards for power distribution and cabling consistent with regulatory requirements.
  • Implement incremental design improvements to products. Perform appropriate test and validation and production implementation.
  • Ensure engineering design and specifications are in place for all components, subassemblies, systems, products and options. Implement IQC process and fixtures as required.
  • Implement manufacturing WI and tooling needed to meet customer specifications and company targets. Implement technical specifications for critical manufacturing steps.
  • Own Documentation Quality  - BOM accuracy, Drawings, WI. Drive ECR/ECO implementation and process improvements.
  • Coordinate NPI and project management of related activities – working in cross-functional teams with R&D/Engineering/Manufacturing/Supply Chain/Quality. Follow PLC guidelines and participate in Gate Review process.
  • Drive changes to achieve goals for Quality, Cost and Cycle-Time improvements.


  • Essential Skills & Experience:
  • BS or MS in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years Manufacturing Engineering experience in either semiconductor metrology or with ion/electron beam systems and/or high vacuum equipment used in semiconductor capital equipment systems
  • Experience with SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Agile.
  • Experience with S2/S8, CE, Customer Compliance and QMS systems.
  • Must possess strong troubleshooting skills in Mechanical and Electrical systems
  • Exhibit proficient use computers, Windows operating systems, lab electronic measurement equipment; requires knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel) to perform job function and working knowledge Agile software is a plus
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills

Personal Skills:

  • Highly organized
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated

Pay Range: $100,000- $140,000 Annually (DOE)

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