Sr. Process Engineer

 Help us build the DNA of tech.



Vishay manufactures one of the world's largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world's most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.


Where You’ll Work & The Scope:

Vishay Electro Films is currently seeking an experienced Senior Process Engineer responsible for supporting metal sputter systems.  We’re looking for a highly motivated and detail oriented professional to serve as a dedicated contributor to our engineering department.


How You’ll Help Us Build the DNA of Tech:

The primary responsibility for the Senior Process Engineer is to sustain and support Metal Sputter systems, PECVD, RIE, Oxide/LPNitide Diffusion tubes, Vacuum Anneal, & resistive metal stabilization processes on Silicon and a variety of ceramic substrates that include:

  • TaN and NiCr resistive metal sputtering and alloy/stabilization processes
  • Adhesion/Conductor Sputtered films including: TiW, Ti, Cr, Pd, Ni, Al, Cu, & Au
  • PECVD Nitride & Oxide / RIE for TaN and PECVD Nitride
  • Resistor Stabilization Processes for TaN and NiCr resistive metals (Vacuum Annealing & Oxidation)

Primary Responsibilities include: 

  • Process Instruction writing, maintenance, and training
  • Create, evaluate, and maintain all statistical process control systems/charts and data collection systems/logs as required in photo area
  • Analyze data and identify opportunities for yield or general improvements in photo area
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve implementation for any problems with processes and/or individual parts
  • Develop new process capabilities or use of new materials as required
  • Works closely with design engineering to ensure mask compensation is correct for new and existing parts


Experience You’ll Need:

    • Working experience in a hands-on engineering role is required
    • Willingness to learn and run all processes and equipment in order to provide background necessary to train other personnel, resolve problems, and develop new capabilities.
    • Ability to run and understand the output of an RGA / Leak Detection systems to support monitoring and trouble-shooting of vacuum systems
    • Supports RF/Microwave measurement and performance characterization techniques using network analyzer
    • Material Science and Characterization expertise, understanding of test techniques to facilitate problem solving (eg. Auger, EDX, XPS, RBS, DSC)
    • Minimum of 5-7 years of related experience working in thin film or semiconductor industry or with sputter deposition equipment
    • Advanced degree in Material Science, Electrical Engineering or Physics preferred  
    • Experience with SPC, MSA, 8D, 5S, Lean, 6 Sigma, MiniTab, Jmp, or FMEA topics a plus



  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedule



This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally. Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


It is the policy of Vishay to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.


As an equal opportunity employer, Vishay is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact assistance.

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Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island