Hardware Designer

  • Job type

  • Location

    New York
  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $53.00 - $55.00/hr.

Hardware Designer – Contract –Yorktown Heights, NY – $53.00 - $55.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Hardware Designer in Yorktown Heights, NY.

Role Description

Multiple second shift process engineering positions are open in the Packaging/Microfabrication lab at the company Research Center in Yorktown, NY. The Packaging/Microfabrication lab provides a dynamic environment and has the mission of providing innovative solutions to leading edge projects within the Research Division, as well as company Development. The team is also engaged with several government projects. The successful candidate will interact with and contribute to technical teams covering a wide spectrum of exciting and innovative research and semiconductor technology projects. Currently the Packaging/Microfabrication Team is working with teams in nanotechnology, advanced semiconductor packaging, biosensors, quantum computing and advanced wafer testing. This engineer will be a part of a technical team executing semiconductor-like processing to create parts for many of these projects as needed. Semiconductor processing such as lithography, physical vapor deposition, wet chemical cleaning, dicing, bonding and metrology, all in a clean room environment, as well as other thin film techniques are important skills for the positions available. Excellent sample handling practices and dexterity are an absolute must because we often deal with small, delicate parts and our tooling is very manual and flexible (not typically automated). Applicants for this position must be highly motivated, excellent problem solvers, innovative and possess strong team skills with the ability to work effectively in a diverse environment.

Job Duties:

Process wafers and/or other substrates through plating, lithography (coat, expose, develop), wet and dry etch, clean, thin film vacuum deposition, packaging, etc.
Identify, communicate, and solve problems, organize projects and workflow.
Accurately document and summarize data and process steps, as specified.
Work closely with Engineers, Scientists, and Inventors from many different disciplines. Must be able to work independently as well as be a good team player.
Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Skills & Requirements

Basic Skills, clearances and other elements required, in order of importance, and number of years’ experience, where applicable, in each skill:

US Citizenship is required, green card not sufficient (dual citizenship must be disclosed).
Hands on processing experience in semiconductor-like processing steps.
Must have good dexterity and be able to handle small sensitive parts.
Must be capable of learning to operate new tools and learning new chemical processing steps.
Must be observant and based on technical knowledge, identify sources of variability and/or yield impact.
Must be very flexible to learn new tasks as the workload is varied.
Must have good interpersonal skills with ability to work with Engineers, Scientists, and Inventors from many different disciplines. Must be able to work independently as well as be a good team player.

Other: Position is in Yorktown Heights NY in a service group called Packaging/Microfabrication. Ability to work with customers in the research environment required.

Other Skills Desired, Years in each skill, where applicable: None

SAFETY Requirements:
Chemical Hygiene
Electrical Safety Qualified
PPE - Personal Protective Equipment Training
Laser Safety
Lock Out / Tag Out, Employees that Service of Maintain Equipment
III-V Arsenic Safety
Lead Safety
Cyanide Safety
Hazardous Gas Safety
Laboratory Safety
Hazard Communication
HF Safety
TMAH Safety
Laser Safety
Engineered Nanoparticle Training
Machine Guarding Safety
Contractor Safety Orientation

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’.
We also believe that actions speak louder than words.
In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


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