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Product Engineer - Silicon Chip Products

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Enigma People Solutions is delighted to have been engaged by the emerging market leader in optical networking equipment used in data centres and telecoms sites. Entering a critical phase of growth and development of its R&D function this well funded and high growth business is looking to identify a Product Engineer to be responsible for ensuring the best possible performance of the company's silica on silicon Planar Light Circuit (PLC) products is achieved.

Your role will be to continually control and improve the performance of the company's silicon chip products. Interpretation of test results and liaising with the other engineering groups to maximise the yields is the core part of this role. As such, it is expected that the Product Engineer shall develop a fundamental understanding of the physics of how PLC products work to allow them to perform. This will be achieved through learning and doing, building on your technical and physics background. In this challenging role you shall also be responsible for New Product Introduction, taking ownership of determining new product performance, its improvement and supplying first product to customers. This pivotal role supports the Design, Yield, Test and Wafer Fab Process Engineering groups, as well as assisting the Production team in achieving their output targets and delivering high quality data to these teams on an ongoing basis. Many of the objectives will be self-led improvement projects. Candidates who can demonstrate a pro-active approach to implementing improvements and who can work autonomously are sought.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Reporting of product yield and test performance
• Identifying performance issues and potential solutions
• Disposition of poor performing product and provide possible recovery processes
• Data manipulation and analysis
• Charting of test parameters and drawing conclusions
• Provide information to production and management in order to improve die test methods and the operation
• Introduce new products into the factory and take them through to their maturity
• Drive improvement projects for PLC test and production systems
• Establish and maintain yield and performance monitoring tools


To be of interest you will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:

Educated to at least degree level in a relevant science or engineering subject e.g. Physics, Optoelectronics, Computer Science, Statistics, Electrical engineering,
Commercial career experience in a fast paced, high technology manufacturing environment.
Good organisational and project management skills are essential along with a flair for data analysis and problem solving.
Skills such as Statistical Process Control (SPC), MSA including GRR and other Six Sigma techniques are an advantage.
Good communication and report writing skills to be able to work between Production and Engineering functions.
Preparing and presenting material to executive level at yield meetings will be required.
A team player who is able to work with limited supervision is essential.


On offer is the chance to join a leading company that is growing and winning great clients.
You will receive a competitive salary (based on experience), life cover, pension, cycle to work scheme and generous holidays.

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