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Process Technician

Company: KYOCERA SLD Laser, Inc
Location: goleta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSLD Laser, a world leader in commercialization of gallium nitride (GaN) based laser light sources, was acquired by KYOCERA Corporation and has commenced operations as a wholly owned subsidiary and group company of KYOCERA Corporation under the name KYOCERA SLD Laser, Inc. (KSLD) KSLD is commercializing a new generation of gallium nitride-based laser light sources. KSLD's high luminance LaserLightTM sources are utilized in a myriad of applications including automotive & mobility, specialty & portable lighting, entertainment & outdoor, projection & AR/VR displays, biomedical instrumentation & therapeutics, and industrial imaging & material processing.The company is ISO 9001 certified and automotive compliant to IATF 16949, and operates facilities in Santa Barbara, CA and in Fremont, CA. KSLD's high luminance LaserLightTM sources are UL and IEC safety certified. The company was recently ranked 7th in Fortune magazine's "2020 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & ProductionTM," having promoted an employee-centric corporate culture since its founding.KSLD will continue to pioneer the future of light by developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative laser-based products with high efficiency and luminance for mobility, specialty lighting, consumer, and industrial applications.To learn more about KSLD, visit or contact the company at or 1-866-753-5273.Job DescriptionKyocera SLD Laser is looking for an individual to participate in achieving GaN device processing and testing objectives in the Advanced Development group at Kyocera SLD Laser. This role will focus on the rapid execution of lots aimed at both device processing and process development as well as testing of test-structures and devices for characterizing device and process performance. The successful candidate will be hands-on, self-motivated, and detail-oriented, with the ability to quickly learn and carry out our fabrication process and test procedures from start to finish. Contributing to the improvement of process techniques is also expected. This person will play an important role in developing new laser and optoelectronic device structures and fabrication processes.Specific Responsibilities* Execute production of laser lots in wafer fab (lithography, thin film deposition, dry etch, wet etch, microscopy, metrology)* Process experimental lots / split lots and facilitate development of new wafer fab processes* Test laser devices and test-structures * Track process steps and document results in paper travelers* Data entry and calculations of rates and time for process steps such as deposition and etchExperience and Skills* Experience with several of the following processes: lithography (spin coat, stepper, mask aligner), thin film deposition (sputter, E-beam, PECVD), wet etch, dry etch (RIE, ICP RIE), saw dicing, laser scribe & break* Ability to work with minimal guidance in a dynamic environment* Good communication skills. Able to work alongside engineering staff and technicians* III-V laser or optoelectronics experience preferred, but not required.* Must be willing to work second shift [Afternoon and evening].* Must have prior experience working as a technician or experienced operator in a wafer fab environment, working on modules typically found in wafer fabrication* Requires a High School Diploma or Equivalent with 2+ years of experience, or AS or BS with some wafer fab experience highly desired.

Keywords: KYOCERA SLD Laser, Inc, Santa Barbara , Process Technician, Other , goleta, California

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