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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.

  • 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:

  1. Fortune magazine chose Nova as one of the fastest growing companies in the world in 2019 and 2020
  2. Great Place to Work-Certified™ 2022
  3. Opportunity to collaborate with the best in this field, our 1000+ employees love coming to work every day in our 12 offices across the globe and share their passion for technology and innovation 


We simply do things differently. What about you?


You’ll be joining the Material Metrology Division:

  • Materials Metrology Division is a collaborative and familial environment. We work as a team, and individually, to drive the success of our business using our winning attitude! 


What will you do as a Manufacturing Engineer - Electrical?

  • 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

We are committed to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

Qualified applicants will be considered for open positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, accommodated facilities, and more.

We’re committed to building a diverse organization with a unique sense of belonging.

We strive to expand our multidisciplinary platform with diverse talents and inspire the various segments of society.

Our organization fosters an inclusive, open-minded, and accepting environment.

We respect all individuals and ensure everyone is seen, heard, valued, and respected.


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