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High Temp Growth Scientist

Reference:CLE2022
Closing Date:December 31, 2022
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DESCRIPTION

Lead the development and continuous improvement in high temperature crystal growth department including process development, improvements of equipment, techniques, and technician training and skills. Maximize crystal growth quality and productivity by evaluating growth and crystal data and tailoring recipes for each crystal type, orientation, and growth furnace.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain production allocation to meet customer demand.
  • Review adequacy of materials, equipment, and resources to drive continuous improvement of processes, controls, crystal quality, and cost reduction.
  • Adjust, tune, and improve growth recipes to ensure maximum crystal growth quality and yield.
  • Supervise inspection department to ensure appropriate standards are met and necessary data is collected and recorded.
  • Generate yield reports and statistical analysis of quality and yield data.
  • Maintain Engineering and ERP databases for growth department.
  • Maintain part numbers and document control for growth department.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Knowledge of crystal growth from melts: Czochralski, TSSG, Bridgman.
  • Understanding of crystal structure, properties, and characterization.
  • Statistical process control and computerized data collection.
  • Electronics, controls, and electrical knowledge useful.
  • Experience or education in crystal growth highly desirable.
  • Minimum B.S, M.S. preferred, in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or related field.

G&H is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The responsibilities of this position will involve having access to items and technical data that may be controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations (“U.S. Export

Control Laws”), including but not limited to the Export Administration Regulations

(“EAR”) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”). In order to comply with the U.S. Export Control Laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within G&H that may present access to export-controlled technical data, G&H must assess whether candidates are “U.S. persons” as defined under the

EAR (15 C.F.R. Part 772) and the ITAR (22 C.F.R. § 120.15). Certain questions asked during the application process are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.