Manufacturing Development Engineer


Ref: 1290Tuesday 30 March 2021

£32,000 to £40,000 DOE plus benefits

Enigma People Solutions is delighted to have been engaged by one of the market leaders in the optoelectronic and microelectronic design and assembly industry to help them recruit a Manufacturing Development Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity to expand skills and work in an established and successful business with a great team. Your role will involve but not be limited to: Assembly process development, Hands-on process operations, New product introduction and Manufacturing tooling design

To be of interest you will be able to demonstrate

Engineering/Science degree, lower qualifications will be considered if backed up with relevant industrial experience.

Ideally 3 or more years relevant industrial experience (semiconductor and/or optical component manufacturing) including:

  • Broad knowledge of assembly processes with a detailed understanding of at least 2 of the following processes:
    • Wafer saw, epoxy/solder die attach, wire bond, package sealing, mould transfer encapsulation.
  • Basic understanding of materials (thermal expansion, thermal conductivity).
  • Mechanical design using Solidworks or equivalent.
  • Design for manufacturing. 
  • Project management (including generating and maintaining project plans).
  • An understanding of process engineering, yield improvement & SPC (preferred but not essential)

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the techniques and equipment used in the assembly of semiconductor level micro and opto-electronic components.
  • Ability to program manufacturing equipment including fully automated wire and die bonders.
  • Ability to work across a wide range of industrial product technologies.
  • Ability to continually maintain an overview of project schedules and to plan future resource requirements while discussing detail with the relevant individuals.
  • Ability to work within cost, quality & time constraints to meet customer requirements.
  • Ability to work under pressure, understand priorities and highlight resource gaps and likely project slippage in advance to allow recovery or commercial management.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to participate contribute and in some cases drive conference calls with key customers.

For further information or an informal chat contact Ben Hanley on 0131 510 8150